spelling

Paint Chip Phonics FREEBIE

I have seen these all over Pinterest being used in one sort of way or another.  I haven’t had any experience with them until this class.  We used this for one of our phonics games rotations.  The students wanted me to battle them.  I was like, “sure,” so I ventured over and was AMAZED by…

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OU/OW Round 2- FREEBIE!

So I did this activity awhile ago with my student teaching class and posted about it here .   You write an “ouch” story using OU/OW words!  Last time I wore a band-aid for inspiration. This time I knew what was coming up so I wanted to make the activity EVEN BETTER! I made…

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Fun Phonics Freebie!

So in full swing as a long term sub, although it doesn’t really feel like it with the FOURTH potential snow day coming up! Don’t get me wrong, I love snow days just as much as the next person but 4 🙁  I feel behind on curriculum and it is hard to make a schedule…

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Sight Word Charades

So we have to have so much exposure to sight and spelling words each week but I get tired of the normal routine hangman, writing words in sentences, pictures, etc….     the Pigpen code ….that one is super helpful but can’t be used everyday-           today we played sight word…

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Twizzler Words!

I was in a classroom today and they worked on practicing their spelling words with Twizzlers!! Candy in the classroom…..you know I’m a fan!  Remember the infamous Gummy Bear Lab.  I thought this was a really cool way to engage students in a hands- on way. Granted this was a smaller class so this was…

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OU/OW Words, might induce laughter

Can I just say how much fun spelling has been this week?! I have enjoyed every minute of it! Today we did an awesome activity for the OU spelling pattern! I’ve seen something similar to this on Pinterest but decided to put my own spin on this and you need very little prep! Here is…

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Long E FREEBIE!

So I promised pics of Percy so here you go: He’s all in his chrysalis!  Bright green with a few yellow spots and a yellow line near the top. The students did a great job recording their observations of what is happening with Percy.  They are on the edge of their seats waiting for him/her…

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