49 MOTIVATING SPELLING ACTIVITIES TO TEACH SPELLING - THAT AREN'T BY ROTE
How do you choose the spelling words you want to use in your weekly spelling activities? Search for spelling lists on the internet and you're presented with a few choices. One is lists of random words with no connection. They might be high-frequency words. Another choice is words from a specific theme. Or you might find spelling lists where words have a similar phonetic make up. That is; a word with a similar pattern like word families and vowel teams. Avoid Learning Spelling by Rote When we…
Spelling Choice Board
Spelling Choice Board I use this spelling choice board with my first graders for their weekly spelling homework. The board is taped to the front of their spelling notebooks and each night they can choose one activity to complete. Spelling Activities Include: Rainbow Write ABC Order Sentences Shor...
Word Work Activities for ANY Words Pack 1
Word Work Activities for ANY Words Pack 1Word work is an essential part of language learning in the primary grades. This pack endeavors to make the task FUN while LEARNING takes place.There are seventeen different word work activities included in this pack. They can be used for absolutely ANY word l...
22 differentiated word work activities to practise any spelling list! These fun, engaging and differentiated activities will appeal to and support a variety of students with various learning styles. Designed for best use as a homework or morning work book! 3 versions of the book are included to cat...
Spelling Packet/Templates for 15 Words (Homework/Center)
BY POPULAR DEMAND: I've added an editable version. Open it in POWERPOINT and type your spelling words in! The simple PDF version to print and have students write the words in is also included.This includes 4 nights of homework:Write 3 times eachWrite in ABC orderWrite 5 times eachWrite each word in ...
Snake Spelling: Printable Spelling Pages
Printable snake spelling pages (for 3-7 letter words). Creative idea for spelling! via @karyntripp
A Year of Sight Word Games
A Years Worth of Sight Word Games in One Spot. This is such a huge time saver! They are perfect for kindergarten, first grade or second grade literacy centers, word work stations, guided reading groups... anything!
Editable Word Work Activities
These editable word work activities are perfect for small groups or centers and help every level of reader as they become stronger readers!
Daily 5 Work on Writing & Word Work Packet (FREEBIE)
Check out the book study on my blog to find out how I use each item! Thanks for the download & I would really appreciate positive feedback. Peace, Mel D...
Monday Motivation: Sight Word Scratch!
For Monday Motivation this week I want to share a simple, cheap, and effective strategy for practicing sight words. The key word here is effective (and let's be honest, cheap and simple are great, too). I like to call this game Sight Word Scratch.
Sight Word Super Stars!
Sight Word Practice! FUN and engaging sight word activities that help kids learn those tricky words!
Dump Truck Alphabet Rocks Activity
My son loves playing with dump trucks and rocks, so I came up with this dump truck alphabet stones activity. It was great way for him to move and learn!
Lego Spelling Test for Kids
Cute FREE spelling tests with a fun Lego inpsired theme to help kids practice any spelling words list! Print LOTS of Lego Spelling templates!!
The best spelling apps for kids
Looking for the best spelling apps for your beginning speller? Check these out! They're great for kids in kindergarten through third grade.