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Olivia Thompson
Classroom Boggle- for kids who finish early!  First off, I LOVE boggle!!  Secondly, this is an awesome way to keep kids busy if they finish early and it would be easy to change some letters at the end of each day or the next morning!
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While making a Boggle game bulletin board {idea & printable Boggle form found here at Create*Teach*Share} I needed some cute letters and didn't have any. So I created some fun polka dot letters that I thought I would share. I used red polka dots to match my room but have tons of other colors of polka dots. So if you'd like me to make them with a different background- just let me know! Red Polka Letters

75 Fun Ways to Practice and Learn Spelling Words-great ideas on this website
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75 Fun Ways to Practice and Learn Spelling Words

My first grader has a spelling list of 10 words each week that she has to learn. As a teacher, I was always on the giving end of these ...

Ideas for using WTW (as mentioned in the presentation) in your classroom.

Meaningful time (The Go To Teacher)

I fell in a trap this year. I didn't make every minute meaningful for my students. I followed the crowd even when I knew it wasn't working. It was easier for me. Although I was very aware of the ch

Here is an activity I use with my 1st grade class. Have your students practice writing 10 words that you have posted on the word wall in your class...
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Word Wall & 3 Sentences

Here is an activity I use with my 1st grade class. Have your students practice writing 10 words that you have posted on the word wall in your classroom. Then have your students use 3 of the words in sentences. *If you like this form...you may also like the following: Weekly Words to Know - High Fr...

Don't Break the Ice game with sight words!  Love this idea!

Busy Bee Speech - Buzzing about Speech & Language

Buzzing about Speech & Language

Literacy centres - the first six months sight word swat as a literacy centre #youclevermonkey #literacycenter


Literacy Center Ideas - hands-on literacy center activities perfect for 5-8 years | you clever monkey

Google "Keyboard Template" and print on colored paper, laminate and you've got Word Work for a day!
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Word Work Fun!

Word Work Fun! 28 comments Today I did not set out to work on Literacy Centers, but that's where I found myself obsessing (yes, obsessing). Of course, I have now run out of colored ink and white cardstock and a trip to Target, Staples, Office Max, or all 3 is in order. As I was printing out some lit centers from old TpT purchases, I began thinking about creating some spelling/word work activities as they relate to high frequency (and other familiar) words. I teach small group reading to the…

Guided reading goods and word work ideas for first grade!
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Guided Reading Goods! - Tunstall's Teaching Tidbits

A few weeks ago I shared my set up for guided math. This time I am sharing how we roll through our reading block. Again, this is not earth shattering info, but just what we do this year in our happy little classroom! Please excuse the yellowed gritty photos…I have a camera on my Christmas […]

Slap! Call out a word and first person to slap it, adds it to their pile….. vocabulary, sight words, math facts… so many possibilities!

Classroom Chaos

I did something like this for middle school and high school students using their vocabulary words. It’s an excellent activity engaging students’ visual and listening skills. I am trying to find ways...

Sight Word Rainbows. Simple idea. Image only.

Rainbow fun!

It was another colorful day in Kindergsrten today. I don't know what it is about rainbows but they make everything so much more bright and...

Snacking On Words! Making CVC words with Scrabble Jr cheez-its
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Snacking On Words! - Susan Jones

My kids had a GREAT day today! So great, that I could fiinnnaalllyyyy reward them with this little treat I have had stored away for a few weeks! We spent the end of the day making CVC words with Cheez-It’s new Scrabble Jr. snacks! I made a little CVC word mat for students to make […]

@KatieHruskocy and @KirstenHucks Words Their Way Daily Posters
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Words Their Way Daily Posters

A poster for each day of the week based on the sorts I do in my classroom. Has simple descriptions and picture prompts to remind students of the different daily activities. A brief description of the different activities: Alphabetical Order - write your words in order from A-Z Backwards writing -...

The Moffatt Girls: Bingo Song for sight words - instead of "There was a dog who had a name...", sing "There was a sight word for the day...". Then spell and clap the words. Fun!

Ready2Read Level 2 Unit 1

I am SO excited to finally be able to post the first unit for Ready2Read Level 2! This has truly been a labor of love and I couldn't be happier with the

Spelling / Word Work - 13 Worksheets
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Spelling Word Work - 17 printable worksheets

Spelling Word Work - 17 printable worksheetsThis book contains a collection of 17 spelling/word work printables that can be used with any word list. The second half of this unit contains the same worksheets with a highlighted writing line for use with children who are struggling with letter size dif...

Words Their Way ten day schedule. I love the idea of labeling the spelling pattern.
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Words Their Way- Day 1

Welcome to Words Their Way Week! My personal word study journey started in grad school when I purchased Words Their Way fo...

Words Their Way Ideas; very easy to tweak and do the same activities weekly
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