Kindergarten and First Grade Writing : Phonics
Inventive Spelling and Phonics plays a huge role in writing for kindergarten and first grade students. I find anchor charts and a classroom wall dedicated to phonics to come in very handy. Below is an anchor chart for those tricky vowel pairs. I call them Sound Twins ( however there are some triplets too!) Vowel Pairs Anchor Chart If you would like to recreate this anchor chart I have saved the clip art I used into a PDF file. Just print, cut, and paste! Click here to download. Here is the…
Relief Teaching Ideas
Compound word foldables. I think children would really enjoy making these. Have them think of 4 compound words then illustrate their booklet.
Add ing and drop the e
The kids and I have been talking about words with ing added on the end. My youngest has just started coming across these words in his reading and his big sister was showing him how to break the wo…
Multisensory Monday: H Brothers Digraphs - Orton-Gillingham Weekly
The H Brothers activity is a fun way to introduce your students to digraphs. Remember, digraphs are two sounds coming together to make an entirely new single sound. Because this is sometimes a confusing concept for kids, multisensory props and gestures are crucial. Below are a few ideas to get you started: CH: wear a Continue Reading
Teaching Word Families - Tunstall's Teaching Tidbits
Booklets to help you teach and track sight words, word families, short vowels, long vowels.
Phonics Friday: Anchor Charts
This weeks edition is going to focus on anchor charts that support phonics instruction. If you have followed me for a while then you know I am big on using multisensory techniques when teaching. I wholeheartedly believe that visuals increase student understanding and connection to material. It is also beneficial to post the chart somewhere in the classroom so that kids can refer to it as needed. This chart is not only adorable but practical. Visually showing the kids that CVC words contain a…
Parts of Speech ~ Verbs | Book Units Teacher
Check out these ten ideas for teaching verbs. Activities include games, printables, books, videos, classroom displays, and more. It's a verb. It's a verb. I. It's an action word. You can do it.