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Decode and Write Words with More Than One Syllable
First, second, and third graders are told that they are going to read and write words with more than one part or syllable. They watch and listen as the teacher writes the word sunset. They listen as the teacher says the first part of the word sunset.
1st - 3rd Language Arts 76 Views 244 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Diving into Iceland's Genetic Pool
Investigate ethical issues surrounding the Decode project in Iceland. Middle and high schoolers take the positions of the Icelandic government, scientific researchers, and citizens and defend or refute the Decode project in a Reykjavik town hall meeting.
8th - 12th Language Arts 6 Views 109 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Word Walls for Intermediate Grades
Have you ever wondered how to create a successful word wall? The first two pages of this document highlight the positive benefits for having a word wall. There's also a section that presents the word wall routine which presents how and when to post words.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 65 Views 292 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
How to Improve Eye Tracking to Make Reading Easier
Children with dyslexia may have issues with their eye tracking ability and this may cause problems when they read. Here is a set of three easy steps you can use to improve a learner's eye tracking. The idea is that some kids need help in developing eye coordination, which helps the eye and the brain work together.
K - 12th Language Arts 13 Views 7 Downloads
Magic E: Decoding/Encoding With CVC & CVCE
Elementary learners improve their reading and spelling skills by better understanding the relationship of the decoding and encoding processes as they apply them to one-syllable words. After a lecture/demo, 1st graders practice using a worksheet imbedded in this plan.
1st Language Arts 27 Views 86 Downloads
Reading Strategies for Decoding Tricky Words
Help primary school pupils learn valuable reading strategies. As they choral read a poster or big book, they predict covered words and learn various reading strategies for figuring out an unknown word. This will help them gain an understanding of the alphabetic principle of associating sounds with letters in order to decode tricky words.
K - 2nd Language Arts 55 Views 332 Downloads
Decoding and Word Recognition
If you're looking for a comprehensive reading and comprehension assessment for your kindergartners, look no further. In this fine packet of worksheets, learners must perform a series of letter recognition tasks, decoding tasks, and tasks which show they understand basic oral instructions.
K Language Arts 35 Views 81 Downloads
Blending Best Buddies
Practice blending letters together to make the words learners are reading. They decode words familiarized with the concept of blending. This lesson utilizes the Body-Coda method of blending developed by Lloyd Eldredge. Each child receives a copy of the book, Tin Man Fix-It.
K - 1st Language Arts 6 Views 32 Downloads
Understanding a word's etymology can really help with decoding and building vocabulary skills. Readers compare and contrast words of similar origins but with different difficulty levels. They focus on prefixes, suffixes, and affixes. Several web links and two pages of word origins are included.
4th - 6th Language Arts 53 Views 623 Downloads
Blending basic CVC letters to make words is one of the first steps to independent reading. Provided here are several images of stairs and several letters to cut and arrange. The learner rearranges the letters to form CVC patterns, sounds them out to see if they are real words, then writes the words on each stair step.
K - 1st Language Arts 14 Views 128 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Decode and Write Words with More Than One Syllable
Practice sounding out multi-syllable words with this scaffolded lesson. Learners decode words by segmenting them into phonemes and combining the sounds. Your lines are in bold here, but you can easily use this simply as an outline instead of a script.
K - 1st Language Arts 12 Views 40 Downloads
Phonics: Decoding Words in Connected Text
Decoding words in connected text can make emergent readers really feel like they are great readers. They work as a class to sound out simple cvc words located in super short sentences. Tip: Extend this activity by having a variety of high frequency words available for individual learners to switch in and out of sentence frames.
K Language Arts 13 Views 24 Downloads
Phonics: Decode and Write Words
Sounding out individual phonemes and blending them to make a word is usually one of the first tasks mastered when learning to read. Make master decoders out of your learners, they sound out a series of simple two and three-letter cvc words, counting phonemes as they go.
1st Language Arts 6 Views 13 Downloads
Decoding the First Alphabets: Not as Simple as A, B, C
Explore early writing systems and their significance in understanding the development of past civilizations. In groups, learners research early writing systems and then present their findings to the rest of the class. They teach their classmates how to write their names in the early style of writing.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 58 Views 320 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
What is Dyslexia?
One in five people are affected by dyslexia, yet many do not understand what this identification actually means. Explore the varied ways in which dyslexia affects individuals, and learn about the widespread neurodiversity that exists in humans while explaining to your young learners the importance understanding others' perspectives.
5 mins 9th - 12th Science 6 Views 3 Downloads
Fun With Fluency
Practice reading with fluency by blending words together. To start, prepare flash cards with pseudowords on them (words that can be pronounced but have no real meaning), and work with the class to sound out the words using known phonemes. Then spend time in individual and pair practice reading If You Give a Pig a Pancake silently and aloud, using decoding skills to break down words and working to read each sentence smoothly.
1st - 3rd Language Arts 8 Views 54 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Upper elementary learners define a list of commonly known words and compare these words to a list of more complex words with similar origins. They analyze similarities to determine common origins and meanings. These observations are used to decode the list of unknown words.
4th - 6th Language Arts 11 Views 185 Downloads
Hop into Speedy Reading!
Why is reading fluency so important? Model how to read a sentence with appropriate speed and intonation, then have young learners decode texts and practice reading aloud with partners. Then each learner receives a rabbit cut-out and records words to show off how speedy they read!
K - 2nd Language Arts 3 Views 81 Downloads