Play with Words: Rhymes & Verse
Students listen to poems and rhymes, clap out syllables, and sing along with familiar tunes. They use puppets and crafts to help recall and retell favorite poems, and craft their own poems.
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Compound Word Trivia
Engage young learners in expanding their vocabulary with these fun games and activities. Children learn how compound words, root words, and affixes provide clues about the meaning of unfamiliar vocabulary. These six activities get...
1st - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Morpheme Structures: Compound Word Puzzles
Putting word parts together to make compound words is kind of like working on a puzzle; when two pieces fit together, you just know! Invite your kids to play with these word puzzle pieces to create 12 different compound words. They...
2nd - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
A Play – “The Chief and the Thief”
Steal your learners' attention with a reading of the play, The Chief and the Thief. Additionally, the included questions test their comprehension and their knowledge of long vowel sounds. Class members copy vocabulary words and use them...
K - 2nd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Continued Close Reading of Bullfrog at Magnolia Circle: Text-Dependent Questions and Vivid Words and Phrases
In the third activity from this unit based on the book Bullfrog at Magnolia Circle, learners focus on using specific details from the text-to-answer questions about the habitat of bullfrogs. While reading the text, young scholars are...
2nd - 4th Science CCSS: Designed
Multiple Meaning Words in Context
Multiple meaning words is the focus of a lesson designed to reinforce the use of context clues. Scholars listen carefully to a variety of sentences using the words pool and cast to decide which definition best fits the context. Then,...
2nd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Compound Word Trivia
Teach children how small, simple words can join together to make large compound words with a fun vocabulary game. Working in pairs, students take turns drawing definition cards as they attempt to identify all of the compound words on the...
1st - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed