7 activities and games to learn spelling, sentence building and comprehension for Short a with word families and sight words.
1.Word sort (-at/-am/-ad) (p.1-p.4)
*Sad cat, Fat cat, time to have snack!
*Have students feed the cats fish with matching word family.
*When the students feed the cats, have them say the words printed on the fish.
2.Word sort (-an/-am/-ag/ab)
*After snack, letÃƒï¿½Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¯Ã‚Â¿Ã‚Â½ÃƒÂ¯Ã‚Â¿Ã‚Â½s take a nap! (p.5 & p.7) Cut out the word cards and place on the 'pillow mat' with correct word family.
*What's next after a nap, time to catch rats! (p.6 & p.7) Cut out the word cards and paste on the 'cat mat' with correct word family.
3.Word building (p.8-p.9)
4.CVC sandwich making (p.10-p.12)
*Look at the pictures on the sandwiches.
*Cut out the bread and jam cards to make the sandwich.
*Paste the cards to the right boxes to make the words to match the pictures.
5.CVC sandwich making - group/class game (p.13-p.18)
*Divide the class into different teams.
Teacher draw a sandwich card with a picture on it each time.
*Students need to make the CVC sandwich with bread and jam cards to match the picture.
*See which team is the fastest and make the most of the sandwiches.
*Extra Sandwich and Bread & Jam template cards are created for your own word creation.
6.Sentence building with sight words (p.19-p.23)
*Sight words review and practice with trace and write.
*Cut out the word cards and build the sentences by pasting to the correct boxes.
7.Sentence reading and comprehension (p.24-p.25)
*Read the sentence.
*Cut out the picture to match the sentence