Giving students a list of words and telling them to memorize it for a test is not super effective. This spelling activity would encourage students to make relationship to the words, while reinforcing some vocabulary as well.
Spelling Tic-Tac-Toe One of the graders in the class I intern for showed me that they were doing this and told me how much fun it was! I'm not sure if this was the exact spelling tic-tac-toe they were doing, but I really like this idea
Spelling 2 - Instead of students using their spelling words in a sentence for homework. This Spelling Menu gives students more freedom and options in their spelling homework. Students must choose a different menu item every night of the week for homework.
These phonics poems are the perfect way to have your students practice fluency! I love to put these poems in a poetry folder and each week we have a new word family or phonics skill to learn. Kindergarten, first grade, and second grade students can read t
Awesome for vocabulary practice! Robert Marzano, a guru of vocabulary instruction, tells us that the bright kids need about 4 exposures to a word to own it, average students need about and our struggling students need at least Strategies for the classroom
FREEBIE: Read and response sheet for young students to use after reading a book or listening to one on tape in a listening center. Great way to check for understanding of the book and also give them a time to reflect.