Category Archives: Core A

Starting Sight Words in Kindergarten

Although Sonlight doesn’t include sight word work in its kindergarten curriculum, kindergarten is a GREAT time for your kids to start learning sight words.

Our sight word series is FUN! We have a craft, or other hands-on work for each word we cover. We also use a “cumulative” approach–your kids will not struggle reading the words associated with each sight word. We use simple words that they can sound out; and teach high frequency nouns that they will learn simply from “seeing” the word with a picture.

Are you ready to dive in?! Your students will be so proud of all they will be able to read! You can begin here:

Or, if you just want the Context and Crafts:

Both resources are on sale Friday and Saturday!!

 

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My First A to Z Interactive Notebook {TUTORIAL}

Last year, we published our First Math Interactive Notebook. It is a great introduction to numbers, counting and basic operations. I love that it is filled with hands-on seat-work that my preschooler (now K-4) can accomplish with minimal direction from me! As I mentioned back in October, we are using an interactive notebook for phonics,… Continue Reading

New, Updated and On Sale!

We have been working on correct letter and number formation this year and our clipart now ready to be incorporated into your classroom! It applies the instructional methods developed by Handwriting without Tears.  Your students will always “begin at the smiley face.” I’ve added directional arrows and numbers to help your little learners navigate each… Continue Reading

LEAP YEAR Math & Literacy Pack

New today! A hands-on, math and literacy pack that will teach your students about Leap Year and the Number Four.  This is a differentiated pack of Print-n-Go worksheets for Kindergarteners and First Graders. It includes a survey of math sheets similar to those in a variety of PreparilliPress products.  And great literacy activities from sight… Continue Reading

It is time for WINTER PATTERN PLAY!

Winter Pattern Play is such a FUN learning tool! You are going to LOVE it! It is not your average pattern-teaching resource.  Instead, it combines pattern identification and skills your students should be mastering (identification of phonemes–beginning and ending letter sounds & blends; one-to-one correspondence; 2-D shapes; colors and skip counting). Your students will begin… Continue Reading