Open Court Theme:

Grade 1 - Being Afraid

Available Resources for Being Afraid Unit:

Additional Literature Selections

Blog (tips for teaching the Open Court Reading Program)


Common Core

Concept Question Board Banners (All Units) by AmandaThompson

Decodable Book Activities

Discussion Board (ask a question, network with other OCR teachers)

Fluency Timer for Mac OS

General Open Court Resources (not grade level specific)

Independent Work Time/Workshop:

Independent Work Time Activities
Independent Work
the missing manual of how, why, and what to do during IWT

Lesson Plans

General Curriculum Links

Literacy Coaches



Parent Resources


Reader's Theater

Recommended Literature

Response to Intervention (RTI) Resources

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Sight Words


Reading Remedies for iPod/iPad

Fluency Timer for iPhone/iPad


Compound Words by Kathy Barrientos
Long A Sort Words by Kathy Barrientos

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Thinking Maps

Unit Openers


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