MORE Literacy Center Ideas – Word Work

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I do know some lecturers that may get away with utilizing the identical 5 heart actions all 12 months.  That appears so easy and straight ahead… however I’m at all times on the lookout for one thing new to put within the rotation!  My college students appear to take pleasure in some selection as nicely. So listed here are some phrase work/spelling heart concepts:

Look, Cover, Write, Check

This one is very easy to arrange!  I began with a plain folder and made three cuts (solely by way of one facet of the folder) to function flaps.  I write ” Look, Cover, Write, Check” on the folder to remind college students of the steps.  Inside the folder kids will tuck both a chunk of handwriting paper or plain paper.

Kids elevate the primary flap and report the primary phrase they’re engaged on, both from an inventory on the board, a spelling checklist of their desk, or an inventory you embody with the middle supplies.

Look- They have a look at the phrase and take a look at to memorize it.
Cover- They put the primary flap down.
Write- They elevate up the second flap and write the phrase one of the best they will from reminiscence.
Check- They open the primary flap once more and examine the right spelling with the try they simply made. 

There are two extra flaps in order that they will repeat this course of a pair extra instances and hopefully have the phrase down pat by the final flap.

If kids get the spelling appropriate on their first strive I nonetheless have them write the phrase two extra instances for follow.

Then they repeat the method for the opposite phrases they’re engaged on.

I Spy

I don’t suppose I’ve ever met a child (or an grownup, for that matter) who isn’t intrigued by I Spy books.  While there isn’t quite a lot of precise studying in I Spy books, you possibly can arrange an enticing phrase work heart with them.

Give college students a phonics focus reminiscent of: discover objects within the -op phrase household, discover objects with the lengthy a sound, discover objects with the /sh/ sound, and so forth.  Kids can look by way of the photographs and report as many objects as they will discover with that phonics sample.



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Click the image for a FREE recording sheet!

I’ve bought a full set of 12 completely different recording sheets in case you’d like to use this heart a number of instances all year long.

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Bendaroos

Bendaroos (or the very related Wikki Stix) are waxy, bendable sticks which have every kind of makes use of.  You can put them out as a straightforward phrase work heart.

Ideas to be used:
-spell sight phrases or spelling phrases
-make a rime and put completely different onsets with it
-fill in a lacking sound on phrase/image playing cards
-build phrases and spotlight particular phonics patterns with completely different colours of Bendaroos

Magazine Center

This one is simple and low cost!  Ask parents to ship in previous magazines when they’re finished with them.  Add some glue sticks, scissors, and clean paper and also you’re prepared to go!  Kids can follow a wide range of abilities by chopping issues out of magazines and gluing them down:

-cut out particular letters
-cut out three phrases and glue them down in ABC order
-cut out the letters wanted to spell sight phrases or spelling phrases
-cut out photos of issues that begin with a sure letter/have a digraph in them/finish with a sure sound, and so forth.
-cut out nouns, verbs, adjectives, and so forth.

The cool letters featured above come from letterPLAYGROUND (think about the artwork mission prospects!)

  

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Hannah Braun

Hannah Braun
Hannah Braun is a former trainer with eight years of expertise within the classroom and a grasp’s diploma in early childhood schooling. She designs participating, organized classroom resources for 1st-Third grade lecturers.

Author: Hannah Braun

Hannah Braun is a former trainer with eight years of expertise within the classroom and a grasp’s diploma in early childhood schooling. She designs participating, organized classroom resources for 1st-Third grade lecturers.