Fun with Math First Grade

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Focusing on counting, number word identification, money, simple computations and telling time, Fun with Math targets first grade expected educational milestones in a fun and interactive way.  Velcro, sort, and writing directly on overlays to make the overlays interactive, fun, and memorable math lessons Printable File(s): Fun with Math 1st 128 message maps

Fun with Reading First Grade

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Encouraging vocabulary building, phonemic awareness and letter-sound correspondence, while learning and identifying important parts of books and stories, is the focus of this activity.  Taken from the national content standards for first grade, Fun with Reading targets important academic reading goals in a fun and interactive way. Printable File(s): Fun_With_reading1st grade 128_message_map

Fun with Science 1rst Grade

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Providing communication and education in Science, Fun with Science First Grade, encourages students to describe observations, collect data, sort, identify states of matter, and describe differences in living things.  This activity provides much needed vocabulary to participate during science class or learn science skills using the supplemental C.D. Printable File(s): AH-MESSAGE MAP

Fun With Social Studies First Grade

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Fun with Social Studies addresses the major content standards for first grade.  This activity provides communication and practice in geography, civics, history and more!  Whether using the overlays to participate in social studies class or while using the supplemental C.D. for extra reinforcement, students are sure to enjoy communicating and learning in this fun interactive way. Printable File(s): AH-MESSAGE MAP

Fun with Writing (Reading II) 1rst grade

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The inspiration your young writer needs to orally create sentences and short stories, Fun with Writing First Grade provides individuals with vocabulary, sentence starters, and story starters.  Taken from the National Content Standards for First Grade writing, this activity provides exposure to sentence structure including punctuation and simple sentence construction. Printable File(s): AH-MESSAGE MAP

Around the House

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In need of appropriate conversational pages at home?  Created for a child, but easily modified for use with all ages: Let’s Talk: Around the House provides page sets that focus on the family life.  These pages can be used to request and comment about various topics from favorite TV shows to going to grocery store.  The activity includes vocabulary appropriate …

Game Board Fun

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Created for the young or young at heart; Smart/Starts Board Games are ideal motivating activities designed to increase communications interactions in the natural contexts of play.  Providing competitive phrases, game directives, and vocabulary for popular b,oard games including Hi Ho! Cherry-O, Candyland, Guess Who, and Secret Squares, they are a fub way to encourage group participation and conversation Printable File(s): …

Classroom Communication

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Created for students, this page set encourages classroom participation by providing appropriate vocabulary for common classroom activities.  Promote conversation and participation in various subjects including math, reading, and pre-writing/writing activities.  Provision of additional overlays allows students to express their desires during “free choice” activities.  A vocational/self help overlay was also included in this set to allow individuals the opportunity to …

Calendar Math

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This Smart Activity was created to allow primary school age students to participate in daily math activities involving monthly calendars, patterns, money, weather, and counting.  This page set has everything needed to participate in the often fast paced calendar math time without missing a beat.  The overlays have been uniquely designed to allow for customizing and editing “on the fly” …

Let;s Talk Communication On the Run

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Simple modification, DYNAMIC results!  Through simple modification and design, this activity page set not only allows you to participate in everyday conversations, but also in actions or activities as they happen!  With the simple addition of a “white board” space, communication partners can easily add simple vocabulary through doodle or quick illustrations that will allow users to comment on whatever …