Word Recognition Teacher Resources
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Using Words as a Way into Rick Riordan's The Lightning Thief
Use the Visual Thesaurus to predict the subject matter of Rick Riordan's book The Lightning Thief. A pre-reading activity encourages middle schoolers to use context clues and word meaning to discover what the book is about. After they...
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Whirl Your Word Wheelie Lesson Plan
Have your class create a word recognition wheelie. They choose a letter, and brainstorm several words that begin with that letter. They make a wheelie by writing the words and drawing pictures on a circular piece of cardboard which is...
K - 2nd English Language Arts
Reintroduce an Irregular Word
Some words are tricky. Can your scholars quickly recognize irregularly spelled words? Write the word was on the board (or any irregular word you'd like to practice), touching each letter as scholars segment the phonemes. Explain that the...
K - 1st English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Many Meanings of Cool
A very neat word with multiple meanings is the center of attention in a fun musical video. The Read Between The Lions team of Sierra, Lionel, Leona, Cleo, and Theo get together to sing a song defining the word cool. Kids will sing along...
2 mins Pre-K - 1st English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Reading Functional Weather Sight Words
Sight words, word recognition, and flash card drills are the mode for teaching that is outlined here. To increase weather vocabulary and content specific word recognition, kids with special needs work through flash card drills. The...
6th - 12th Special Education & Programs
Blast-Off to Blending
Practice working with different phonemes in consonants and vowels. Sounds are written on squares that get put on a rocket to "blast off" and meet other sounds. The teacher first models blending, then reads the new words. Young readers...
K - 2nd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable