Second Grade Nest: January Resources and FREEBIES

Monday, January 2, 2017

January Resources and FREEBIES



January Resource Collection and FREEBIES- a look at math, ELA, social studies products to use in the month of January


Time to showcase some wonderful winter resources! And your favorite thing.... grab some freebies! 
Keeping up with the last few months, I wanted to show you guys some resources you can use in your primary classroom to make your life a little bit easier.

ELA Products

Winter Fluency for Early Readers plus a few FREEBIES- blog post highlighting hands-on activities for kids   Winter Fluency for 2nd and 3rd grade readers plus a few FREEBIES- blog post highlighting hands-on activities for kids

*Zoofluency 2 is a fun way for younger students (1st grade and younger) to work on their fluency. This winter animals pack comes with multiple ways for students to practice their fluency, such as hot and cold reads, centers, and hands on activities.
*Winter Animal Fluency is a fun way for students to work on their fluency. This pack comes with multiple ways for students to practice their fluency, such as hot and cold reads, centers, and hands on activities.
 
January Early Literacy Intervention plus a few FREEBIES- blog post highlighting hands-on activities for kids   ELA Centers for the winter plus a few FREEBIES- blog post highlighting hands-on activities for kids
*My January early literacy activity pack brings you 12 different activities to help struggling students. The 12 intervention activities range from syllables to creating simple sentences. Please make sure to look at the preview before buying to make sure it will meet the needs of your primary students who need extra practice.
*This winter centers pack come with 15 ELA and Literacy centers. They are made for students within the first and second grade range.

Winter Readers Theater plus a few FREEBIES- blog post highlighting hands-on activities for kids   Winter Readers Theater plus a few FREEBIES- blog post highlighting hands-on activities for kids
*This winter Readers Theater includes 10 winter stories for winter reading. Reader's Theater is a great way for students to practice fluency and expression. It is always a great team building and fluency activity!

Winter differentiated reading plus a few FREEBIES- blog post highlighting hands-on activities for kids     Winter differentiated reading plus a few FREEBIES- blog post highlighting hands-on activities for kids
*The winter leveled readers come with three levels of reading for kindergarten, first, or second grade readers. Each leveled reader has questions for that book that are also leveled. CHECK OUT THE LINK AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS BLOG POST FOR A FREEBIE SAMPLE OF THIS PRODUCT!
*There are ten topics in this winter reading pack. The ten winter topics are the winter season, dangerous weather, sledding, skiing, Iditarod, snowmen, polar bears, penguins, winter sports, and Groundhog Day!

Winter journal writing plus a few FREEBIES- blog post highlighting hands-on activities for kids   Winter Close reading plus a few FREEBIES- blog post highlighting hands-on activities for kids
*These 25 writing journal prompts are to be cut and glued to the top of a student's writing journal during the month of January!
*Winter Close Reading comes with 14 weeks of winter time Close Reading. Each week has four days of activities. There is a mini introduction to Close Reading at the beginning of the product, plus three general graphic organizers in case you want to supplement Asking Questions, Main Idea/Detail, and Fact Finding.

Paired Passages for January plus a few FREEBIES- blog post highlighting hands-on activities for kids  Winter fiction reading plus a few FREEBIES- blog post highlighting hands-on activities for kids
 *January Paired Passages comes with 5 paired sets, which is 10 passages. Each set comes with a nonfiction story and a fiction story, plus questions and comprehension work for both. There are also 2 sheets that work on comparing the fiction and nonfiction stories.
* In this winter comprehension set, you will find 5 winter stories with 2 reading comprehension activities for each. One of the comprehension papers deals with answering questions about the text and the other paper deals with writing a response based off the passage.

Products That Save You Time

Winter printables plus a few FREEBIES- blog post highlighting hands-on activities for kids     Winter interactive notebook activities plus a few FREEBIES- blog post highlighting hands-on activities for kids
*In this Winter Printables on the Go packet, you will find 65 worksheets with winter themed images: mittens, polar bears, penguins, snowflakes, snowmen, etc.
*'An Interactive January' is a way to make your month more engaging and exciting! There are ELA and Math interactive activities. You'll need spiral bound notebooks, composition notebooks, or a 3-ring binder with loose leaf paper.
 

winter coloring sheets plus a few FREEBIES- blog post highlighting hands-on activities for kids
*In this coloring sheet pack, there are 10 coloring sheets where students will color by decade number or color by sight word. Sight words and numbers are K/1 level.


Social Studies Products
Martin Luther King Jr. Flip Book plus a few FREEBIES- blog post highlighting hands-on activities for kids    Martin Luther King Jr. ELA Unit plus a few winter FREEBIES- blog post highlighting hands-on activities for kids
*Martin Luther King Jr. was an influential man who fought for equality and forever changed history. This biography pack covers important facts about Martin Luther King Jr.'s life for students to learn. Within the pack, they will read about Martin Luther King Jr., research him, write about him, create a flip book about him, and sort important parts of this famous African American's life.
*In this Martin Luther King Jr. ELA unit, you have a variety of ELA practices, such as writing, vocabulary, reading, and even some social studies tie-in! There are printables, a mini book, and a few interactive pieces.
(Link: Martin Luther King Jr. ELA Unit)



Math Products

Winter math printables or worksheets plus a few winter FREEBIES- blog post highlighting hands-on activities for kids  Winter math centers plus a few winter FREEBIES- blog post highlighting hands-on activities for kids
*These winter printables are for 2nd grade math content. These worksheets can be used for homework, morning work, supplemental resources, early finishers, or practice pages.
Could be used for higher achieving 1st graders or review for 3rd graders!
*This winter centers pack come with 15 Math centers. They are made for students within the first and second grade range.

Flip Books
How to build a Snowman flip book plus a few winter FREEBIES- blog post highlighting hands-on activities for kids    Penguin flip book plus a few winter FREEBIES- blog post highlighting hands-on activities for kids
 
Polar Bear flip book plus a few winter FREEBIES- blog post highlighting hands-on activities for kids   Caribou flip book plus a few winter FREEBIES- blog post highlighting hands-on activities for kids

winter flip book plus a few winter FREEBIES- blog post highlighting hands-on activities for kids


Freebies
FREE Penguin Writing pack- 5 pages of penguin themed writing practice    FREE Winter differentiated reading mini books
*This penguin writing freebie comes with 5 pages to use in your writing instruction or ELA practice stations. Enjoy! 
*I showed a picture above for the differentiated reading mini books. Here are three free samples- one from each level for a story called 'It's Too Cold'.

FREE 100th Day of School activity- 100th Day of School exercises
*The 100th Day of School sometimes falls in January. If it does, here is a freebie for you! My students loved to do 100 exercises on the 100th Day of School. This is a way to incorporate physical activity into an already crazy day. 

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