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Literacy/Language/Reading

  • Colorful puppy friends snap together and pull apart to make rhyming words. Set includes 10 heads and 10 tails that can be mixed and matched to make over 55 rhyming words. Start by matching colors and identifying letters, then move on to building three-letter words and rhyming. Great for reinforcing fine motor skills. Includes a sturdy storage bucket with handle. Each pup measures 4½"L x 2"H.
  • Liven up your reading discussion with these foam cubes that have comprehension questions on each side. Students answer the questions before reading (red cubes) during reading (blue cubes) and after reading (green cubes). For individual or group use.Includes• 2 red cubes • 2 blue cubes • 2 green cubes • Activity guideEach cube measures 1.625”Grades: 1+Common Core State Standards Alignment: Speaking & Listening, Reading Literature & Informational TextLearning Style: VisualSkill Development:Social & Behavioral – Use in small groups to promote conversations based on the reading assignment. This interaction facilitates peer learning.Language – Answering questions about their reading can help students focus attention on what they are learning and help them think actively as they read.
  • Spark brainstorming and imagination with these Writing Prompt Cubes students can use in both creative storytelling and nonfiction writing activities. With different writing prompts on every side (36 prompts total), foam cubes offer a variety of ideas for individual or group writing projects. Cubes are quiet when rolled—perfect for centers. Activity Guide included. Cubes measure 1 5/8”.
  • Boost reading and listening comprehension with these 6 foam cubes that target after-reading skills while encouraging creativity. With a unique story-retelling suggestion on each side, cubes feature 36 different activities. Use color-coded cubes alone or with Reading Comprehension Cubes (LER 7022) in centers, small groups or individually for quiet play. Activity Guide included. Cubes measure 1 5/8".
  • Spark discussions on the first day and beyond.
    • Features 36 engaging questions about student experiences and perspectives, including:What is the most important thing you own? What do you want to be when you are older? What was the strangest dream you have had?
    • Builds oral language, social and listening skills
    • Makes a great addition to character development activities
    • Provides direction for brainstorming before writing
    • Supports fluency and oral language development in ELLs and students with speech impairments
    • Includes Activity Guide
    • Each in this set of 6 soft foam cubes measures 1.625"
    • Grades 1+
  • Students will gobble up handfuls of fun as they recognize and read aloud sight words. Improves fluency as children pick word cards from the popcorn box, and keep all the words they can read correctly.Engages children with colorful popcorn graphics and competi …
  • Reach into this fun box to practice alphabet recognition and beginning letter sounds. A great grab-and-go game!
    • Includes 100 die-cut popcorn cards: uppercase and lowercase letters plus the POP card, which forces players to put all of their popcorn back into the carton
    • Box measures 3"L x 3"W x 6.25"H
    • For 2-4 players
    • Grades PreK+
    • Pull out a popcorn piece and create a word with that ending. A POP kernel means all your pieces go back!
    • Start with 2-letter endings, then move up to 3-letter endings and rhyming practice
    • Includes 92 blend cards, 8 POP cards, spinner and guide (printed on box)
    • For 2–4 players
    • Popcorn box measures 3”L x 3”W x 6.25”H
    • Grades 1+
    • Grab a popcorn piece and build a word with that beginning blend or digraph. Pull out a POP kernel, and all your pieces go back!
    • Players get plenty of practice with the most common beginning blends
    • Includes 92 blend cards, 8 POP cards, spinner and guide (printed on box)
    • For 2–4 players
    • Popcorn box measures 3”L x 3”W x 6.25”H
    • Grades 1+
  • Building letters is a snap with the Letter Construction Activity Set.Snap together color-coded pieces to build uppercase and lowercase letters plus fine motor skills. Practice letter recognition and pre-handwriting too!With 60 pieces in all (including straight lines, curves, C-curves, hooks, and dots), children can build accurate upper- and lowercase letters in just a few steps.Set includes: • 60 pieces • 13 double-sided Activity Cards with step-by-step directions • Activity GuideLargest piece measures 1.5"L x 10"H.Great for practicing letter recognition and building a sturdy foundation for pre-writing.Grades PreK+
  • With 5 levels of play, this game is for everyone! After one of the 220 Dolch sight words is called out, use your swatter to swat the word on the matching fly. Collect the most flies and win! For 1–4 players. Swatters measure 9”L each.Educational Benefits Learning Style: Visual, Tactile, Auditory Skill Development: Word recognition, Eye-hand coordination, Vocabulary building, Problem solving, Following directions Includes 110 Double-sided sight word flies, 4 Colorful swatters • Swatters measure 9”L each• Age 5+ • Grade K+
  • Color-Coded Uppercase AlphaMagnets®, Set of 42Color coding helps kids distinguish between vowels (red) and consonants (blue). Includes extras of the most commonly used letters.o Each magnet measures 1.5"o Comes in a durable, stackable tub for storageo Grades Pre-K+
  • Jumbo Color-Coded Lowercase AlphaMagnets®, Set of 42Color coding helps kids distinguish between vowels (red) and consonants (blue). Includes extras of the most commonly used letters.o Each magnet measures 2.5"o Comes in a durable, stackable tub for storageo Grades Pre-K+Warning(s):
      SMALL PARTS (1). Not for < 3 yrs.
  • Jumbo Color-Coded Uppercase AlphaMagnets®, Set of 42Color coding helps kids distinguish between vowels (red) and consonants (blue). Includes extras of the most commonly used letters.o Each magnet measures 2.5"o Comes in a durable, stackable tub for storageo Grades Pre-K+Warning(s):
      SMALL PARTS (1). Not for < 3 yrs.
  • Color-Coded Lowercase AlphaMagnets®, Set of 42Color coding helps kids distinguish between vowels (red) and consonants (blue). Includes extras of the most commonly used letters.o Each magnet measures 1.5"o Comes in a durable, stackable tub for storageo Grades Pre-K+Warning(s):
      SMALL PARTS (1). Not for < 3 yrs.
  • In Interactive Notebooks: Language Arts for kindergarten, students will complete hands-on activities about short vowel sounds, sight words, nouns, antonyms, punctuation, parts of a book, and more. The Interactive Notebooks series spans kindergarten to grade 5. Each 96-page book contains a guide for teachers who are new to interactive note taking, lesson plans and reproducibles for creating notebook pages on a variety of topics, and generic reproducibles for creating even more notebook pages. The books focus on grade-specific math or language arts skills and are aligned to current state standards.