Welcome to Susan Jones Teaching! Susan is a former primary and literacy teacher focused on providing quality, research-based ideas to help K-2 teachers all over the globe. She loves to come up with creative ways to engage students and help every child reach their fullest potential. Susan understands the stressful demands of teaching and strives to help lessen the burden on teachers by sharing activities and lessons that are standards-based and ready-to-use!
Book Clubs for 1st Grade
All About Book
Read Aloud Lessons
Number Sense Activities (0-20)
Math, Number Sense
These first grade and kindergarten activities are perfect to help students gain awareness of the numbers 0-20. Students practice ordering numbers, comparing numbers, building numbers, and identifying different ways to make the numbers 0-20.
3 Mistakes Teachers Make When Teaching Phonics
Tags: phonics, phonics activities, phonics games
Do you make any of these common mistakes when teaching phonics to your kindergarten, first, or second-grade students? Well, the good news is even if you do, these mistakes are easy to fix and I will show you how to make sure your phonics instruction is as good as can be! Before I dive in, […]
How to Teach Sight Words According to the Science of Reading
Tags: phonics, reading, sight words
Today, I want to share 3 fun and effective activities to teach students how to read sight words. If you’ve been hearing a lot about the Science of Reading lately, you are not alone! The Science of Reading has been around for decades, but there seems to be a bit of “buzz” around it right […]
3 Fun and Easy Literacy Dice Games!
Tags: literacy games
Looking for some fun and easy literacy games?! In this blog post, I am going to share 3 fun ones to play with some dice. These are perfect to add to your weekly rotation to help students practice the literacy skills they are working on. These games are great because there isn’t anything fancy to […]