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A getting to know you game for a large group of people. This was a hit at our - People Photos - Ideas of People Photos - A getting to know you game for a large group of people. This was a hit at our recent Relief Society Meeting. 1st Day Of School, Beginning Of The School Year, Sunday School Rules, Back To School Sayings, Back To School Art, Sunday School Classroom, Back To School Teacher, Get To Know You Activities, Relief Society Activities

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Last month I was looking for a getting to know you game that I could do with a large group of women for Relief Society. After searching for...

Avoid the summer slide with Fluency Strips! They are a great way to build confidence and fluency for beginning and/or struggling readers- 480 simple sentences that use sight words and CVC words! Reading Activities, Reading Skills, Literacy Activities, Teaching Reading, Guided Reading, Reading Strategies, Learning Phonics, Early Reading, English Reading

Building Fluency - The Quick and Easy Way!

As we all know, fluency is a key component to reading success! Students need a LOT of opportunities to practice sight word recognition and newly learned

Here is my Marzano word work cootie catcher. Use this with a list of math vocabulary words Vocabulary Instruction, Teaching Vocabulary, Vocabulary Activities, Teaching Language Arts, Vocabulary Words, Teaching Reading, Teaching Resources, Spelling Activities, Teaching Spanish

Here is a Marzano word work cootie catcher to use for review activities: spell, say, give example/non-example/synonym/part of speech/nonverbal representation/definition/sentence. Genius.

Games to Increase Vocabulary Success Heads Down, Vocabulary Up- a fun way to practice vocabulary and keeping kids engaged in the classroom!Heads Down, Vocabulary Up- a fun way to practice vocabulary and keeping kids engaged in the classroom! Increase Vocabulary, Vocabulary Strategies, Vocabulary Instruction, Vocabulary Games, Vocabulary Building, Academic Vocabulary, Teaching Vocabulary Activities, Reading Strategies, Vocabulary Word Walls

4 Games to Increase Vocabulary Success - Saddle Up for 2nd Grade

Hey Ya’ll! Do your kids love to learn by playing games? What if I told you that you could increase your students vocabulary by playing games that take 20 minutes or less? Vocabulary is something that is highly stressed in my district. It seems like each year, more and more pressure is put on us […]

Partner game with vocab - played just like real battleship game Spelling Word Games, Spelling Practice, Spelling Activities, Spelling And Grammar, Vocabulary Activities, Gruffalo Activities, Word Study Activities, Spelling Ideas, Grade Spelling

BATTLESHIP SPELLING for WORD STUDY and VOCABULARY

THIS PARTNER GAME CAN BE PLAYED WITH SPELLING WORDS OR VOCABULARY WORDS. THIS IS PLAYED JUST LIKE THE REAL BATTLESHIP GAME, BUT USES WORDS FOR SHIPS. STUDENTS PRACTICE ORDERED PAIRS AS WELL BY LOOKING AT COORDINATES ON AN X,Y AXIS. GREAT FOR WORDS THEIR WAY PROGRAM. CAN BE USED IN YOUR BALANCED ...

Vocab words - "We just wasted over a minute of classtime thinking and sharing about the word obstinate, and I have no idea if students actually understand what the word means. Here enters the game of Vocabulary Strategies, Vocabulary Instruction, Academic Vocabulary, Teaching Vocabulary, Vocabulary Practice, Grammar And Vocabulary, Vocabulary Activities, Teaching Language Arts, Teaching Reading

7-Up Vocabulary Practice - The Brown Bag Teacher

Today I wanted to share about about using 7-Up to introduce new vocabulary. This is a quick and material-free way to engage students with words they are learning! When introducing a new word to students, our school follows Jan Richardson’s method. Then, we throw in a little 7-Up twist. It looks something like this –...

What does a beach ball have to do with prefixes and suffixes? Then add in some Sharpie markers. Beach ball Sharpie markers = a small group - Beach Ball - Ideas of Beach Ball Teaching Vocabulary, Teaching Language Arts, Classroom Language, English Language Arts, Student Teaching, Teaching Reading, Speech And Language, Teaching English, Teaching Ideas

Practicing Prefixes & Suffixes - Teaching With Simplicity

What does a beach ball have to do with prefixes and suffixes? Then, add in some Sharpie markers. Beach ball + Sharpie markers = ???? Hmmm….. Beach ball + Sharpie markers = a small group or whole class game to practice prefixes and suffixes! Super fun, and the students LOVE it! I bought this […]

The Need for Explicit Vocabulary Instruction- choosing words to teach For us ISU ladies - Thank you to to our "school-aged" prof! Vocabulary Strategies, Vocabulary Instruction, Academic Vocabulary, Teaching Vocabulary, Vocabulary Building, Vocabulary Activities, Language Activities, Vocabulary Words, Teaching Reading

The Need for Explicit Vocabulary Instruction - Make Take & Teach

This year we are working on expanding our RtI efforts to upper elementary. Reading First so nicely laid out the expectations for quality core instruction for K-3, but we are finding that we are having to dig a little deeper into the research to find what effective literacy instruction looks like at the upper elementary […]

Vocabulary Books to excite kids to learn new words from growingbookbybook. Vocabulary Instruction, Teaching Vocabulary, Vocabulary Building, Vocabulary Strategies, Academic Vocabulary, Vocabulary Parade, Vocabulary Ideas, Kids Reading, Reading Activities

Excite Kids About Learning New Words

Vocabulary books for kids that will excite them about learning new vocabulary. Picture books and chapter books are included in this fun book list.

Spelling 2 - Instead of students using their spelling words in a sentence for homework. This Spelling Menu gives students more freedom and options in their spelling homework. Students must choose a different menu item every night of the week for homework. Spelling Menu, Spelling Word Activities, Spelling Practice, Word Work Activities, Spelling And Grammar, Spelling Ideas, Writing Activities, 5th Grade Spelling Words, Anchor Activities

Set up a "homework options" chart. Maybe put a weekday at the top of each column, allow them to choose from that column. Staple to the top of all completed hw on Friday, with their choice for each night colored in/signed.

Do you find yourself looking for ways to spice up your word work stations or spelling practice in your classroom? Better yet, are you looking for ways to do this WITHOUT having to prep ANYTHING? These fun, engaging, & exciting activities help children pra Spelling Word Activities, Spelling Practice, Word Work Activities, Literacy Activities, Spelling Games, Spelling Ideas, 2nd Grade Activities, Listening Activities, Vocabulary Activities

Word Work Activities - Lucky Little Learners

These fun, engaging, NO PREP word work activities help students practice their words effectively and are the perfect option for your 1st or 2nd grade class!

The children will be learning prefixes and suffixes making these word rainbows. Not only will they be a great resource for the children to learn prefixes and suffixes, they brighten up the classroom 😊 Teaching Grammar, Primary Teaching, Teaching Language Arts, Student Teaching, Teaching Reading, Teaching English, Learning, Teaching Ideas, 2nd Grade Ela

{Almost} March Five for Friday!

A second grade and primary teaching blog with tips, tricks, and lessons on how to best engage students in the classroom.