Students need time to practice their spelling words in class. By having a large number of activities to offer, you can avoid falling into the spelling rut! My spelling packs have recently been updated with new activities and I wanted to share those with you today. Graph Your Words – students count the number of letters in each spelling word and… 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
I’m back to share more information about how I do spelling practice and word work in my second grade classroom. Since this is a long post, I’m going to break it into two posts. Today’s focus will be on spelling. SPELLING In our classroom we usually have a spelling pattern or phonics skill we focus on each week. This weekly… Read More
I went back to school shopping. No, it wasn’t for new clothes. I bought a new laminator and I am giddy with excitement. Please tell me I’m not alone in getting excited about things like this (please). My Laminator Here is my new little toy – a Scotch Thermal Laminator. So, what does a teacher who just received a present in… Read More