Back to School Professional Development [50+ FREEBIES INCLUDED]
It’s back to school time (well maybe?) Hi there teacher bestie! Today I am popping in to compile all of my recent back to school professional development into one easy to access spot!
If you missed out on these LIVE professional development sessions then this post will be very exciting for you! Below is 5 hours of FREE professional development sessions! I presented on literacy centers, phonemic awareness, read alouds, guided reading, writing, number sense, whole-group math, small-group math, and the first week of school!
The LIVE videos were presented in my Facebook group! If you are on Facebook and not yet part of our community there you can submit to join us at www.TeachwithTaraWest.com
Below you will be able to replay each video AND download my entire presentations. The presentations have embedded videos of ME teaching the ideas, detailed notes/sample lesson plans, SEVERAL FREEBIES, and each presentation also has an attached professional development certificate.
I’ll link each video and presentation below! Please always feel free to reach out to me with any questions about implementing these ideas into your classroom this upcoming school year!
Let’s get started with all things LITERACY CENTERS! In this session I discuss getting your literacy centers up and running the first month, activities you can place in your literacy centers, literacy center organization, teaching videos, and FREEBIES of course!
If you would like to take notes during the presentation you can download the handout HERE or by clicking on the image below!
You can click HERE to few the hour presentation on literacy centers or view it directly below!
The AMAZING thing is my ENTIRE presentation can be downloaded! That means you have access to ALL of the amazing FREEBIES! Take a look at the freebies included in this PD session below!
You get FOUR free weeks of lesson plans to help you get your literacy centers up and running!
Freebie literacy center expectations charts.
Three ways to read a book freebie poster.
Stamina building freebies, literacy center pact poster, and affirmation posters!
Literacy center classroom management freebies!
I also included literacy center rotation cards! These free cards can be used to label your literacy centers, use in a literacy pocket chart or in your INTERACTIVE rotation board! In the presentation I teach you how to use the included cards to make your OWN interactive rotation board!
In this presentation you also get a TON of monthly themed organization labels! You can use these to organize your literacy centers (or ANYTHING really).
In each presentation I also included a certificate for your records!
Again, EVERYTHING you saw above is FREE in the presentation file! You can download the literacy centers presentation file **HERE** or by clicking on the image below!
Be sure when you click to download the freebie presentation you actually DOWNLOAD it! Be sure to click the white download arrow in the upper right hand corner! This will download the presentation to ADOBE!
Phonemic Awareness, Whole Group Reading (Read Alouds), and SmallGroup (Guided Reading)
This session was PACKED with so much learning! This presentation covers a large majority of your ELA block! You can download the handout for this session HERE or by clicking on the image below!
Watch this session by clicking HERE or viewing directly below!
Let’s start with the phonemic awareness freebies! I was able to stuff SO many amazing freebies into this presentation! I have included a lot of freebies for rhyming which is a skill we start during the first month!
We cover phonemic awareness too!
I have also included a free phonemic awareness assessment in the presentation!
I have also included a FREE week of my KinderLiteracy for the Rainbow Fish which is an AMAZING book to read the first month!
We also cover guided reading in this presentation! I was able to offer you a lot of freebies in this section, too! You have this guided reading weekly lesson plan template included.
I’ve included a freebie ABC tracing book!
You also will have freebie guided writing paper for your guided reading block!
Freebie fluency flashcards!
Freebie posters for guided reading!
Yes, yes, YESSSS! Everything above is FREE in the presentation below or by clicking HERE!
Writing the First Month
I absolutely LOVED this presentation on writing the first month of school! For this session I wanted to give you LESSONS you could implement right away in your classroom the first month! You can download the handout for this session by clicking HERE or the image below!
You can view this presentation by clicking HERE or viewing directly below!
Below you can get a glimpse at some of the lessons includes and their matching FREEBIES!
Below is a view the FREEBIE posters included for this presentation!
I also included freebie writing paper for you with a BUILT in alphabet strip!
YEP! This entire presentation is FREE and you can download it by clicking HERE or the image below!
All things Math
In this session I broke down three important areas of your math block: number sense, whole group math, and small group math! You can download the handout for this session by clicking HERE or the image below!
Here is the math presentation or you can click HERE to download it!
I included a lot of teaching videos for you to watch which are embedded into the presentation!
This presentation has included math expectation posters for the carpet, partner time, and the math classroom!
Just like I did for literacy centers– I included several math center rotation cards! You can also use these to label your math centers!
I’ve also included SO MANY freebie math organization labels for you!
You can download the Math presentation and ALL of these freebies by clicking HERE or the image below!
Back to School– The First Week
In this session I freebie-packed the presentation with SO many goodies to make your life easier for the first week back! You can watch this session by clicking HERE or viewing directly below!
I included this ADORABLE freebie supplies reader!
This presentation has a freebie Pip the Pup book on using hand sanitizer!
We also work on hallway expectations!
I’ve also included a poster for your flexible seating expectation!
We also work on lunch expectations!
This presentation includes SO many freebie labels to label your classroom supplies!
I’ve also included freebie labels for your clip boards, lunchboxes, and scoop rockers!
What else might you need labeled? Your classroom library of course! This presentation also includes labels for your classroom library!
You can download this presentation and the FREEBIES by clicking HERE or the image below!
Thank you so much for joining me this summer for the Back to School PD! If you aren’t in “back to school mode” yet just bookmark this post for later! Please feel free to share this post with your colleagues as well so they too can take advantage of the wonderful freebies! If you have any questions about the presentations, freebies, or implementing the ideas shared in your classroom PLEASE reach out! I’m happy to chit-chat! You can contact me directly at li******************@gm***.com
This Back to School PD is AMAZING!! I can’t wait to jump in and really start looking at all of these lessons/supplementals you have provided. It’s going to take me a whole weekend to figure out how I want to implement them in my classroom. Thank you for all of your hard work!
There are some SERIOUSLY GREAT handouts and freebies included here. I’m so glad I came across this series. Thank you for providing such a timely, helpful and FREE resource!!!
Thank you for your kind words Terri 🙂
Thank you so much!!! This was such a great PD. Love your ideas, support, and wonderful free resources you have provided.
I can’t thank you enough for helping us get ready and learn SO MUCH from YOU! I greatly appreciate the incredible information you shared!
YOU ROCK !
I appreciate you supplying so many free materials. I have purchased your materials because they are so good.
I have made my Literacy Center slides and they are ready to go. But I was wondering if you knew how to add a timer into Power Point? I really need it all on one screen. I have googled it, but just haven’t found what I am looking for. Thanks, Tara!
Hi there! I do have this 🙂 https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bx1AOaFfg51BZGExYTVoZ28yUE0/view?usp=sharing
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