Kids love word searches! Not only do they give the brain a workout, but they encourage problem solving, help with spelling, and boost the working memory. Over the years, I have used online word search generators, but I have never been happy with the overall appearance. When I make my own, I can get the puzzle to look exactly the… Read More
Are you looking for new ways to practice spelling and sight words? Here are several activities you can try in the classroom or at home with your kids. Your kids will have so much fun practicing their words! IDEAS FOR SPELLING and SIGHT WORD PRACTICE Lacing Letters Kids can get a little fine motor practice in while working… Read More
Students need time to practice their spelling words. By having a large number of activities to offer, you can avoid falling into the spelling rut! These low-prep editable spelling worksheets help students practice their words in a fun and engaging way. Whether you are using a list of spelling words, vocabulary words, or sight words, all you need to do… Read More
I have been asked to share some of the ways I organize my weekly spelling practice. I prefer to incorporate spelling practice into our Word Work rotation during our Daily 5 block (you can read more about our weekly routine here). In order to do this, things need to be organized so the students can access and use the materials independently…. Read More
Just wanted to stop by and share a quick little freebie with you today. It’s a sorting activity and reference posters for the different sounds -ed endings make. Happy Teaching!
Recently I shared all about what spelling looks like in my classroom from day to day. If you missed that post, click here to read all about it. Today I’m back to share more about what you might see for Word Work during my Daily 5 time. WORD WORK Students are allowed to choose their own Daily 5 tasks. However,… Read More