4 Games to Help Kids Think Critically about Vocabulary
4 Games to Help Kids Think Critically about Vocabulary - FREEBIES Included with some awesome tips for expanding your students' knowledge of the words around them!
5 FREE Spelling Activities
Hey Friends! What is your favorite part of your day? Without a doubt, it is literacy centers for my students and I! They love to work co...
Teaching Word Families - Tunstall's Teaching Tidbits
Student self-paced, differentiated booklets to help teach & track sight words, word families, short vowels, long vowels, & fluency phrases! Have students become successful at reading using word lists during guided reading, literacy stations, centers, and small group. Reading printables are perfect for reading homework and for tracking reading progress, RTI, & progress monitoring. Kindergarten, first grade, and second grade. "Teaching Word Families" at www.tunstallsteachingtidbits.com
Sink the Sight Word Pirate Ships - Liz's Early Learning Spot
We’re going to make some sight word pirate ships, pop them on the ocean then try and sink our enemies! This is a fun way to practice sight words (or any words you’re working on), both reading and writing them. Plus kids get to practice reading numbers to 50 at the same time. Scroll right [...]
Here's a great idea for an alternative to sight word flash cards. Pick up some paint sample strips from your local hardware store and write sight words, spelling words or even topic words. You could use them for testing, writing stations, genre writing and more. Perhaps you could record word families, rhyming words, or other spelling pattern.
Here's a great idea for an alternative to sight word flash cards. Pick up some paint sample strips from your local hardware store and write sight words, spelling words or even topic words. You could use them for testing, writing stations, genre writing and more. Perhaps you could record word families, rhyming words, or other spelling pattern. by Karen Hoggan on Indulgy.com
DR SEUSS CONTENT WORD FAMILIES
Eureka posters and charts will capture the attention of your audience. Each design is printed on one side of a heavy weight card stock and can be re-used for many years. Each poster measures 17" x 22".
The Verb Game., Teacher Idea
The Verb Game. Use this fun game as a verb reinforcement or just a game when you have an extra 10 minutes in class. Student chooses a place and the group write as many verbs as they can think of for that place.
Sight Word Activities
Hey Y'all! I thought I would take the opportunity to post some of the things my kiddos do with their sight words. Sight Word Hamburgers Many of you have probably seen sight word sandwiches done before, but I decided to mix it up a bit. My kids are OBSESSED with hamburgers (probably because that is how we "write" in my class). Anyhow, this is a super easy activity to make and play. Find construction paper. I used Manilla for the buns, orange for cheese, brown for the meat, green for lettuce…
Short A Activities and Resources (including freebies!)
Short A is usually the first phonics sound you teach in kindergarten and first grade so I figured it'd be a great sound to show you teaching...
8 Fun Spelling Word Activities (Word Work) - Mrs. Thompson's Treasures
This year instead of doing the same old weekly spelling words with a test on Friday, we changed things up a bit. We still have a list of words for the week, but we are finding ways to make it more fun and meaningful. Here are some of our favorite activities that will work with any list of words! ... Read More about 8 Fun Spelling Word Activities (Word Work)
Printable Games Collection
Who don't like fun games? If you happen to be looking for some fun free activities for kids that include games to build their basic skills, then the following printable games will be a great way to inspire and develop literacy skills!
Printable Boggle Word Game | K5 Worksheets
In this post, we have a collection of 5x5 and 4x4 square of letters Boggle word game, with three minutes to find as many words as possible. Check them out!