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I am a wife, a mother to 2 boys, and a Christian Kindergarten Teacher. Besides spending time with my family, I enjoy sewing, scrapbooking, quilting and creating innovative, hands on lessons for my students.


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Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Organization for Differentiation part 3 and another Giveaway!

Hello All, I am now back to working on my goal of organization this year after a 2 week whirlwind vacation. While away I was able to create 2 differentiated spelling centers that I am focusing on organizing this week. I have organized these centers for those who do not have the money to invest in all of the fancy organizing tools that I have been gotten for this upcoming year. This weeks drawer is simple using plastic bags and binder rings. The real organization comes in differentiating these two centers. Lets start with The Jungle Drop, this is a CVC word practice center. I have placed all of the working mats, bags of pictures, bags of letters and flashcards in the drawer. I have printed all of these on cardstock and laminated each. The flashcards will eventually make their way onto a binder ring for easy self checking.
To start differentiating these units have the children match the lowercase letters to a print out of the uppercase letters. For those that are ready give a bag of pictures and letters with a mat and allow them to spell randomly. To differentiate for those that are not ready seperate the pictures by vowel sound. Tape the correct vowel onto the center crate and give the children a bag with only the letters needed to spell a few words. Help as needed. Use the worksheets to assess learning and for extra practice. I also have scratch paper available for the children to write the words if they want. These same differences can be used with the CVCV and CVVC Volcano Eruption center. Now for the giveaway...............this week you can win a copy of both my Jungle Drop and Volcano Adventure centers for use in your differentiated classroom. Good luck! Christine a Rafflecopter giveaway


  1. This year I will use the Daily 5 to help me with differentiation.

  2. I use small groups and intervention groups to differentiate learning abilities.


Comments and Ideas are always welcome, I am always looking for new units to create for TpT!