***Free-This is an awesome resource for Daily 5 users and for new word work ideas! Ultimate set of task cards for word work in your classroom. Set includes 44 word work activities, along with 4 blank task cards for programming.
Using Blending Boards During Small Group Instruction | Make, Take & Teach -nonsense and real words for blending-free!
Infographic: 10 Principles for Effective Vocabulary Instruction: This infographic provides a list 10 principles (and 10 things to avoid!) for effective vocabulary instruction. The tips are easily adapted for pre-K and beyond.