First Grade Word Work Activities with Digital Option for Distance Learning
This packet includes 30 weeks of Word Work for 1st graders, now with the zero-prep EASEL by TpT Digital Option. Word Families are introduced in short stories, and reinforced daily in different activities.The weekly activities included in this Word Work packet consist of reading the story and identif...
Short Vowel Word Work Activities | Word Building Mats Bundle
Are you looking for low prep word work centers? These short vowel activity mats are perfect for kindergarten and first grade students learning cvc words. Your students will have so much fun using these literacy centers, while working on learning their word families. Adding this resource to your phonics instruction and/or small group is so easy and simple! They are a great addition to any classroom. #wordwork #phonics #shortvowels #literacycenters #phonicscenters #shortvowelcenters…
FREE Printable Crayon CVC Words Activity
FREE Crayon CVC Words Activity - such a fun, hands on spelling activity for preschool, prek, and kindergarten age kids #backtoschool #cvcwords #kindergarten
25 Free Literacy Center Activities - Babbling Abby
This is a set of 25 no-prep literacy centers activity posters. These were designed to compliment Kindergarten in a Flash and First Grade in a Flash flashcard sets, though you can use them with existing flashcards you already own OR you can easily use index cards to create your own flashcards specific to your curriculum. They're perfect for preschool, kindergarten, and first grade students and can easily be incorporated into you daily center rotations, small group activities, or ELA…
Student Word Wall Books
Encourage independence during writing workshop with student word wall books. Students can write words that are important to them and refer back to them later!
Easy Peasy Word Work
Hello! I’m Heather. I share ideas from my classroom at Learning with Mrs. Langley and create resources to help save time in the classroom.
Word of the Week Routine to Enhance Vocabulary + FREE Worksheet - Your Thrifty Co-Teacher
Vocabulary acquisition is essential to improving students reading and writing skills. The question is, how can we expose students to more grade appropriate words and make sure it sticks, so: they feel confident using it in their oral and written communication? it becomes part of their personal vocabulary word bank and they are able know it’s meaning when ... Read More about Word of the Week Routine to Enhance Vocabulary + FREE Worksheet
Words Their Way OUR Way PART 1: Getting Started
As teachers, we are always searching for the most effective program, and designing our delivery to best meet the diverse needs of our students. At the same time, we aim to go about each endeavor in the most effective yet efficient and time-saving manner. This is not always an easy task. When I was first introduced to the Words Their Way Spelling program I was motivated to get started right away. Words Their Way is a program that will help students identify spelling patterns in their reading…
Spelling MY Way: Sorting and scheduling
I am thrilled with the response to this little WTW series. Though I want to stress, you do not have to USE Words Their Way to meet the needs of your students. You just need to match the level of speller to the correct stage. Just throwing that out there! I know not all schools are lucky enough to have the program, but we can all easily differentiate spelling. That said; I want to share my schedule and types of sorts I use. I am very set when it comes to what sorts are done when. I think I…
Words Their Way, MY Way: Part 2 - School and the City
Words Their Way, MY Way: Part 2 -- How to organize and implement Words Their Way in your classroom. Blog post includes an organizational freebie and links to lots of versatile, supplemental word study games!
Making Word Work Powerful: Differentiating Through Student Choice
Making Word Work Powerful: A simple idea to differentiate and manage word work for ALL students!
How To Master Words Their Way Organization and Differentiation
When I first implemented Words Their Way, I found it completely overwhelming. At the time, our school was using Houghton Mifflin for reading instruction, which came with weekly spelling lists that were designed for third graders. As many of you have likely realized, these one-size-fits-all lists create a real instructional struggle in an elementary classroom. […]
Magnetic Letter Organization!
Hi friends I have had so many friends ask me to share my Magnetic Letter Organization with you! This post contains affiliate links for Amazon. By purchasing an item on the Amazon site using these links, I will receive a small commission on your purchase. Do you use magnetic letters in your classroom? I use magnetic letters in my class A LOT. I mean, a lot. I use them during morning work for some students. I have some students use them during center time or stations. I have my students use…
How to Offer Word Work Activities Students Really Love
Do you struggle with how to differentiate your word work activities to meet the needs of all your students? Looking for engaging word work ideas for your classroom? The resources and ideas in this blog post are easy to set up and will work with ANY word list all year long! #wordwork #classroom #literacy #spelling