Open Court Theme:

Grade 1 - Homes

Available Resources for Homes Unit:

Additional Literature Recommendations

Blog (tips for teaching the Open Court Reading Program)


Common Core

Concept Question Board

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:

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

Lesson Plans


Literacy Coaches


Parent Resources

Picture Files

Picture File by Anne Thacker

Picture File (2002) by Melissa Sheldon


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

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Thinking Maps

Unit Openers

Vocabulary (see Picture Files above)

Writing Activities/Projects

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