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Spelling CVC Words
Youngsters explore spelling CVC words. In this spelling lesson, first graders match capital and lowercase letters together then sound out and spell CVC words. They sound out and spell the word that describes the picture on the cards they are given.
K - 1st Language Arts 12 Views 46 Downloads
Commonly Misused Words
Affect or effect? Ensure, insure or assure? Here’s a presentation that focuses on commonly misused words that sound similar yet have different spelling and meanings. The homonyms are defined and then examples are presented. Consider augmenting the presentation with a practice exercise.
7th - 12th Language Arts 5 Views 12 Downloads
February and Other Words with Tricky Spellings
In this February and other words with tricky spellings worksheet, learners use scrambled letters, definitions and a dictionary to identify 65 words with tricky spellings, then write them. A list of more irregular words is included.
5th - 6th Language Arts 6 Views 6 Downloads
Homophones/Homonyms and Commonly Misused Words
Wait, should I use its or it's? What about their, there, or they're? Here is the comprehensive packet you've been looking for! All of the tricky homonyms and homophones are detailed here, the only problem is that they're not defined. After defining and familiarizing the words with your class, provide this packet as practice.
6th - 9th Language Arts 93 Views 224 Downloads
Spelling: A Quick Sponge Activity
Students use their high-use spelling words to complete a sponge activity. In this quick spelling challenge, students select the activity of their choice to complete by the end of the week on their own time. The activities require their teacher to provide them with a list of high-use spelling words.
4th - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 11 Downloads
The Common Core Literacy Standards - Grade 1 Posters
Prepare your first grade classroom for the Common Core with this series of colorful literacy standard displays. Providing children with clear learning objectives throughout the school year, this resource includes each English language arts standard rewritten as a We can statement with supporting pictures and examples.
1st Language Arts 26 Views 18 Downloads
This 2-page worksheet addresses vocabulary and spelling through fill-in-the-blank exercises, questions about rhyming words, syllable identification, and prompts about parts of speech. It also includes suggested activities for small groups.
2nd - 4th Language Arts 12 Views 184 Downloads
When is a Noun a Verb? Examining Double Duty Words
Act and act, address and address...there are so many words in our dictionary that can function as nouns or verbs. Start this lesson by having your class list as many as they possibly can. When an adequate list presents itself, have your class members write sentences with a couple of them, using them as both a verb and a noun.
7th - 12th Language Arts 20 Views 67 Downloads
Dolch Sight Word Booklet
First and second graders expand their vocabulary by reading a word recognition booklet. For this English vocabulary lesson, learners utilize a booklet of 220 basic sight words which they read over everyday and are quizzed on the spelling or definition.
1st - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts 57 Views 267 Downloads
Making Sense of Homographs
What is a homograph? Develop your students' vocabulary with a word association tool. Language arts classes discover what a homograph is and how it can be used as a visual thesaurus. They discover the other uses for homographs such as linking brainstorming ideas to a subject.
3rd - 12th Language Arts 18 Views 373 Downloads
Focus: Spelling Common Words
If you’re going to get a tattoo, make sure your artist writes it right because it’s hard to correct their inkings. That’s the big idea in this short lesson on commonly misspelled words like their/there/they’re and it’s/its. Images and a short YouTube video reinforce the message that spelling is important.
9th - 10th Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Word Walls for Primary Grades
Every elementary classroom should have a word wall! It reinforces new vocabulary words and their correct spelling! The teacher is given a daily word wall routine that has learners read, chant, and write words. Rhyme and vocabulary activities provide further practice for your youngsters.
K - 3rd Language Arts 28 Views 263 Downloads
Students sort word card into two categories (common and proper nouns). They copy the class charts. Students create a table in Word including the headings, common noun and proper noun. They put the correct words onto their chart and add a clip art of each word with a sentence using the noun correctly.
5th - 8th Language Arts 26 Views 123 Downloads
Vocabulary Study: Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare
Come, see, conquer the language in Julius Caesar with a resource that lists the SAT words that appear in Shakespeare’s play. Templates provide definitions and derivations, as well as famous lines. The packet also includes an AP style writing prompt.
9th - 11th Language Arts 8 Views 15 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Language Arts: Solch Sight Words
First graders recognize Dolch sight words on cards and texts. They practice the selected words by creating short sentences. After reading different fables, 1st graders create their own illustrations to accompany the stories. Once they are familiar with the words, they reinforce their recognition by answering word search puzzles.
1st Language Arts 3 Views 11 Downloads
Spelling: Accept / Except
Ten sentences provide practice in using accept or except correctly. Good for use after you review the meanings of these two commonly confused words. Online, the key is visible from the same page as the exercise. When you print it, though, the key is on page two.
5th - 9th Language Arts 3 Views 28 Downloads