If I Could Spell It, I Wouldn't Need a Dictionary!
Students examine the various parts of a dictionary. The word entry, the alphabetical order, and the location of words are explored in this lesson plan. A variety of activities are provided to support the lesson plan.
2nd - 3rd English Language Arts 15 Views 103 Downloads
Joseph Had a Little Overcoat: Flash Card Games
Expand the vocabulary of young readers with this series of five activities based the children's book Joseph Had a Little Overcoat by Simms Taback. From playing bingo to group storytelling, a variety of different approaches are presented...
1st - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Ways to Practice Words at Home
Looking for more ways to practice writing words? A list of 27 strategies will engage learners of any level. Kids can choose between writing their words in peanut butter, criss-crossing them with words that share common letters, and...
Pre-K - 2nd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Greek and Latin Roots, Prefixes, and Suffixes
How can adding a prefix or suffix to a root word create an entirely new word? Study a packet of resources that focuses on Greek and Latin roots, as well as different prefixes and suffixes that learners can use for easy reference
3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Divide your class into teams of x's and o's and give each an index card with their team symbol on it. They get in single file lines and the teacher gives one student a word to spell. If he/she spells it correctly, then he/she gets to...
1st - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Improve Your Spelling with the Visual Thesaurus
Using Visual Thesaurus software, class members participate in a computer-based spelling bee. Then they work in groups to analyze the words and use deductive reasoning to infer spelling patterns. They then present one of their "rules" to...
3rd - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable