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Jul 2, 2012

Unit 1 Open Court Materials Update

Today I completed updates to the Unit 1 Materials for Open Court and reposted all of the downloadable files. All the pdf files are now together in one organized zipped folder. If you are a first grade teacher using SRA's OCR Program you can download the entire set of Unit 1 Support Materials HERE.

Files for each week of the program include:

Unit Focus Question Posters
Weekly Overview
Spelling List
Challenge Spelling List
Spelling Pretest
Spelling Words for Pocket Chart
Vocabulary words and Definitions for Pocket Chart
Focus Wall Strips for Pocket Chart 


  1. Thank you!! Can't wait to check them out. We are starting to use Imagine It this year.

  2. AnonymousJuly 03, 2012

    This is really awesome-makes my job easier but most all, will be HUGE for my first graders! Thank you!

  3. AnonymousJuly 03, 2012

    Love it! Thanks so much! I was curious to know what you send home for homework. I teach 1st grade Imagine it and I am thinking of using the decodable worksheets.Also, decodable 10 is missing the title.Thanks again. I love all your things.

  4. I'm having trouble downloading your files. I love your work. Can you send me your link to coboy4@gmail.com? Thanks again!

  5. Thanks! Your Open Court stuff is great!

  6. thank you thank you thank you! what an incredible resource you have created! This is our 4th year using Imagine It - these additional materials will be a welcome addition! You ROCK!

  7. These materials are sooooo awesome. I use Scott Foresman and I wanted to do something for my reading program. What program or template do you use to create them? Would love to know.

  8. I like all your Open Court stuff,but I think I must have a different version:( My Unit One is Lets Read. I wonder if its close to the same??

  9. I'd like to supplement my reading program with these Open Court materials. I am going to look for a used textbook to use as a read aloud. Could you please tell me the Open Court version you use? Having the exact ISBN of the textbook would be helpful. Thanks.

  10. Thank You Thank You Thank You for all of these open court resources! Will you be making them for the other units that you have not posted yet?

  11. I am soooo excited! Thank you very much! We are starting Imagine It! this year and I LOVE all of the freebies! You are amazing!

  12. Mrs. FaulknerAugust 22, 2012

    Hi Debbie!

    I was wondering if you have any pictures of your concept board for this unit and/or the rest of the units. I am trying to get an idea of how to do them. Thanks!

  13. Laurin RoseAugust 26, 2012

    Are you going to post the word wall word cards for each unit? I only see them for the 1st. THANK YOU SOOOOO MUCH FOR SHARING ALL OF THIS!!!