Teaching Vowel Teams and Diphthongs
Today I wanted to stop by and share some strategies for teaching vowel teams and diphthongs in our classroom! It's always challenging to teach spelling patterns that aren't easily decodable! Growing up, I remember the rhymes "when 2 vowels go walking, the 1st one does the talking" and "I before E except after C and sounding as A in neighbor and weigh." Who else remembers those??? Here's the thing...those still hold true...and they are a good tool for the most part. But our students need…
Dolch Sight Words: Free Flash Cards and Lists for Dolch High Frequency Words
Free Dolch Sight Words: Flash cards and word lists for preprimer, primer, first grade, second grade, third grade, and Dolch nouns.
2nd Grade Spelling List
These 2nd grade spelling lists are a handy resource for students to use for independent work. They also fit nicely in table totes or a writing center!I've tried word walls but they just take up too much valuable wall space. I find these quick reference spelling lists work much better since they are ...
5 Best Images of Second Grade Sight Words Printable - 2nd Grade Sight Word List, Second Grade Dolch Sight Word List and 2nd Grade Sight Word List Printable
See 5 Best Images of Second Grade Sight Words Printable. Inspiring Second Grade Sight Words Printable printable images. 2nd Grade Sight Word List Second Grade Dolch Sight Word List 2nd Grade Sight Word List Printable 2nd Grade Sight Word List Printable 2nd Grade Dolch Sight Words List
The FLOSS Rule - Make Take & Teach
Memory aids are often used to help students remember certain spelling rules. The FLoSS rule is one of the first spelling rules taught to our first and second grade students to help them understand when to double the final “f”, “l” and “s” consonants at the end of certain words. The word “floss” actually follows the FLoSS […]
Fry 1000 Instant Words For Teaching Reading: Free Flash Cards and Word Lists
Fry 1000 Instant Words List (Fry Words): Free flash cards and word lists for 10 sets of Fry's 1000 Instant Words.
Sight Words, Irregular Plurals, Prefix & Suffixes Handout
This item is a three page Excel Workbook. One sheet has a list of 72 Sight words. One Sheet has a list of Irregular Plurals and their singular counterpart. One Sheet has some common prefixes and suffixes. Intended for distribution for grades 1-3. Can be used as: Study guide, reference, flash cards...
No Excuse Words
This is a list of "No Excuse Words" to be used by upper elementary students when writing. My students are always spelling basic sight words wrong in 5th grade! This can be placed in a writing folder or made into a poster as a resource for the room. ...
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