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Community Helpers Bundle

Community Helpers BUNDLE 

SAVE 26% off of these Community Helper resources when purchasing this bundle.

This BUNDLE contains 226 pages of language arts and math resources. 

All 8 resources shown at the bottom of the page are included in this bundle. Take a look at the PREVIEW at each link below to see all pages included. 

These activities are great for morning work, literacy and math centers, guided reading, and homework or for a quick mini lesson. 

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Who? What? Where?
fireman, policeman, chef, crossing guard, detective, doctor, mail carrier, mechanic, nurse, teacher, trash collector, vet, business woman, businessman, farmer, fisherman, forest ranger, lifeguard, miner, oil worker, ski guide, tour guide, waiter, and waitress

Reading With Color: FREE Color Hints Poster for Grades K-3


This FREE 11-by-17 poster shows a phonics technique that can be used along with any reading curriculum to improve reading skills, even for ESL and low-level readers.


Only about half of vowels in typical story books are long or short, so students need to guess the sound of many vowels based on context. Color hints can be used to indicate vowels that are long, short, schwa, silent, or other. This minimizes guessing and helps students students blend phonemes more quickly. Download this FREE poster to see how to use just five colors as hints!



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Autism and Special Education Reading Comprehension Clue Cards

Autism Comprehension and Vocabulary Reading activity.

This is a set of 15 Clue Card boards- each with 4 different sets of 3 clues, which your student has to read and solve. The first 10 boards have picture answers and the remaining 5 only use words.

Preparation: print, laminate, cut & add velcro dots.

All the graphics used in our resources have been designed to appeal to a wide age range, as we know how difficult it can be to find suitable resources for older students. 

21 Word Family Trifold Mini Book Bits with Posters and Picture Cards

Onset and Rime. These Word Family Trifold Mini Book Bits are super fantastic reading and writing bits for your kiddos. Each little book has a little bit of everything; a little bit of reading, a little bit of writing and little bit of coloring. These Trifold Mini Book Bits can be used to promote and encourage your young readers as they begin to put sounds together. Simply print and cut out the selected trifold mini book (there are two per print). They go away reading the list as a way to review the particular family.

Also included in this set are:
21 Word Family Posters
78 Picture Cards (with labels)
78 Picture Cards (without labels)

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FREE -- If I Had a Pot of Gold, I Would...(writing prompt) FREEBIE

FREE -- If I Had a Pot of Gold, I Would...(writing prompt) FREEBIE

Here's a cute FREEBIE to help get your students motivated to write. Wouldn't it be nice if we could ALL find that POT OF GOLD.

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Literacy & Math

1. Winter Print & Learn Literacy & Math

2. Morning Work (February)

Reading & Writing

1. Scrambled Sentences (February) 

2. Fix It Up Sentences (February)

3. Snowman Read & Write

4. Winter Read & Write


1. Writing Through The Year

2. Writing Center Packet (February)

3. February Words (Sentence Writing)

4. Winter Words (Sentence Writing)

5. Opinion Writing: 100th Day of School

6. Opinion Writing: Holidays

7. Opinion Writing: Polar Animals

8. Opinion Writing: Seasons

9. Opinion Writing: Favorite Sweets

10. Opinion Writing: Favorite Valentine Gift

Emergent Readers

1. Emergent Reader: Mittens

2. Emergent Reader: Snowflakes (Numbers 0-20 and Ten Frames)

3. Emergent Reader: Hearts

4. Emergent Reader: Here is a Snowman

5. Emergent Reader: The Party

6. Emergent Reader: I see a Snowman

7. Emergent Reader: This is a (Winter)

Numbers and Number Words

1. Numbers & Sets to 10 Winter

2. Ordinal Numbers

3. Numbers Sequencing--Snowman

4. Numbers Sequencing--Penguins

5. Numbers Sequencing--Mittens (Color)

6. Numbers Sequencing--Mittens (B&W)

7. Numbers Sequencing--Hearts

8. Numbers Hide & Seek

Ten Frames

1. Ten Frames 0-10 Winter

2. Ten Frames 0-10 Winter (Fill in the Ten Frame)

3. Ten Frames 11-20 Winter (Fill in the Ten Frame)


1. Letter Recognition A-Z

2. FL Book (Blends and Sentence Writing)

3. CR Book (Blends and Sentence Writing)

4. Sh Book (Digraphs-and-Sentence-Writing)

5. Beginning Sounds (February)

Addition & Subtraction

1. February Addition Story Book

2. February Subtraction Story Book

3. Addition Word Problems (February)

4. Addition Problems with Manipulatives (February)

5. Subtraction Problems with Manipulatives (February)

6. Subtraction Word Problems (February)

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Emergent Reader: Sight Word: was

Emergent Reader: Sight Word: was

This emergent reader for the sight word "was" is connected to several CCGPS listed below. This 13 page book includes a title page with bubble letters spelling the focused sight word for students to color, then 10 pages include a black and white picture at the top of each page with a sentence using the focused sight word. There are two more pages asking students to draw a picture of their own and write a sentence of their own using the sight word, and then the final page asks students to trace the sight word three times and then write it three times on their own on the blank line. After this, there are 13 additional pages with the exact pictures and words as the first 13 pages. The only difference is that on this second copy of the book, the sight word being focused on is dotted on each page for students to trace. 

The book focuses on the sight word "was," color words, and toy clip art. 

Title page: it (bubble letters to color)
Page 1: The car was blue.
Page 2: The drum was green.
Page 3: The truck was black.
Page 4: The bus was yellow.
Page 5: The soldier was red.
Page 6: The doll was pink.
Page 7: The bear was brown.
Page 8: The boat was purple.
Page 9: The train was red.
Page 10: The ball was orange.
Page 11: creative sentence writing
Page 12: tracing and writing sight word

The PREVIEW shows all pages included.

The pages of the book are not numbered giving the teacher flexibility of removing pages not desired when using in small guided reading groups for differentiation. 

This 13 page book is designed so that you can copy the book, cut in half, staple, and then it is ready for use. 

Students can benefit from this reader by tracking print, identifying spaces between words, identifying particular letters of the alphabet, recognizing sounds (beginning, middle, and ending) in each word, and reading sight words and grade level text. For extension activities, students could add another sentence to each page giving details about each picture shown. The black and white pictures allow students the opportunity to color the pictures. This reader is great for guided reading groups, homework, or literacy center activities. 

***This is the 12th of 100 emergent readers for popular sight words (high frequency words) in the works. The readers will build on the words focused on in the previous readers as much as possible. 

ELACCKRF1a. Follow words from left to right, top to bottom, and page-by-page.
ELACCKRF1d. Recognize and name all upper and lowercase letters of the alphabet.
ELACCKRF1b. Recognize that spoken words are represented in written language by specific sequences of letters.
ELACCKRF1c. Understand that words are separated by spaces in print. ELACCKRF3a. Demonstrate basic knowledge of one-to-one letter-sound correspondences by producing the primary or many of more frequent sounds for each consonant. 
ELACCKRF3c. Read common high-frequency words by sight. 
ELACCKRF4. Read emergent-reader texts with purpose and understanding. 

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car, drum, truck, bus, soldier, doll, bear, boat, train, ball

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St. Patrick`s Day Color by Treble and Bass Clef Pitches

This set contains 6 designs in 2 different formats (12 pages in total):

1 set - the note on the stuff matches the note name in the picture.

2 set - students color the picture using own color key.

Each set contains:

1-3 pages – color by Treble pitch

4-6 pages – color by Bass pitch.

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Beginning Sounds (March)

Beginning Sounds – March

This is a 5 page beginning sounds packet for March. Each page has 6 black and white pictures with a blank box under each picture. At the bottom of each page, the letters needed for the beginning sound of each picture are shown. A few blends are mixed in with 2 pages.
Students cut and glue the correct beginning sounds from the bottom of each page and glue under each picture.

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Page 1: cover page
Page 2: horseshoe, sun, coin, pot, leprechaun, bear
Page 3: bee, kite, gold, lion, coins, hat
Page 4: leprechaun, rainbow, boy, girl, lamb, coin
Page 5: ladybug, hat, mouse, umbrella, cloud (cl), butterfly
Page 6: dance, hat, leprechaun, shamrock (sh), flower (fl), clover (cl) 

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