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Group Lesson Stations

These week I will be having group lessons and I am trying a new thing: STATIONS.   Usually I have game and activities and all the students play together at group lessons.  This has gone well, but when I have different levels of students, it can be a challenge.  I have been substitute teaching lately and many school teachers use stations for math or reading.  The kids have assigned groups and they go to the station and complete the activity either together or by themselves.  The kids really enjoy stations and I thought I would try it in a group lesson.   I have four stations and each has a game or activity for the students to complete.  Each activity has different levels for the students to choose from, so that they will be reviewing concepts they have learned.  The material and instructions for the activity is at the station and they are all games we have played before in our lesson time.  The students are paired up other students on their same level.  Every ten minutes we will r

Music Bingo: Faber and Faber Level 2B

Bingo Orange Level Faber Bingo Cards Level 2B Orange Level Bingo Cards              

Bug Songs

Bug Song  (sung to the tune of "If You're Happy and You Know It) Oh, I wish I were an eensy-weensy spider. *clap, clap* Yes, I wish I were an eensy-weensy spider. *clap, clap* I'd go "creepy-creepy-crawly" down your hall and up your "wall-y!" Oh, I wish I were an eensy-weensy spider.*Clap Clap* (clap hands twice) Oh, I wish I were a yellow honeybee. *clap, clap* Yes, I wish i were a yellow honeybee. *clap, clap* I'd go "buzzy-buzzy-buzzy" and my stripes would all be fuzzy! Oh, I wish I were a yellow honeybee. *2 claps, 2 stomps* (stomp feet twice) Oh, I wish you were a wiggly caterpillar. *clap, clap* Yes, I wish I were a wiggly caterpillar. *clap, clap* I'd go "munchy-munchy-munchy." All the leaves would be my "lunch-y"! Oh, I wish i were a wiggly caterpillar. *clap, clap, stomp, stomp, click, click* (2 clicks with tongue) Oh, I wish I were a small red army ant.*clap, clap* Yes,

Fruit and Vegetable Songs

Click on the picture to get a copy of the songs! OH, Do You Eat Your Vegetables ? Sung to: "Muffin Man" Oh do you eat your vegetables, vegetables, vegetables? Oh, do you eat your vegetables-each and every day? Oh, yes we eat our vegetables, vegetables, vegetables: Oh yes we eat our vegetables-each and every day! To continue the song, ask each child in turn to name a vegetable.  Substitute the child's name and her vegetable choice, and have everyone sing the new words. For example: Oh Janet eats green beans, green beans, green beans, Oh Janet eats green beans-each and every day! The Good Food Song   Sung to: "Old MacDonald Had A Farm" Fruits are good for me, EE I EE I O And so I eat them happily, EE I EE I O With an apple here and an apple there Here a apple, there a apple Everywhere a apple, apple. Fruits are good for me, EE I EE I O. *Use your own creativity to add other vegetables Variation: Vegetables are v