This is a phonics unit designed to teach the suffixes "-er" and "-est".
This Unit Includes:
-"er" Character Poster
-"est" Character Poster
- Create Your Own "er" and "est" Heroes
- 3 Comparative Posters (Big, Bigger, Biggest) w/ Accompanying Worksheet
- Hero Swap Game
- Word Sort w/ Accompanying Wo
Transform your classroom with the help of a few blankets and this product and your students will be so excited about everything that they learn! This Camping in the Classroom Pack could be used as a full day's event or stretched into a week-long unit, depending on your pacing and planning. Either w
There are 8 games included in this packet that could either be played as a whole group or used with an intervention group. The graphics are eye-catching and children will LOVE interacting with each other while playing these games! Not only will they reinforce letters and sounds, but will help remin
Do you want to be the coolest teacher in the school? Your students will think you are #ubbercool if you know what hashtags are and introduce them "for" learning IN the classroom--they are very popular with kids and adults alike and everyone's using them! Don't leave them left out of the #hashtagcra
This phonics unit is designed to teach your students about the long /i/ sound spelled 'y' (it also includes a bit of long /e/).
This Unit Includes:
- Y Character Poster in Color
- Y Character Poster in Black and White
- "POW" Flash Card Game
- Bingo Game
- Fly Swatter Game
- Matching Game
Pocket charts are a staple in every primary classroom! Put yours to good use with this fun word families pocket chart activity. Simply print, laminate, and cut out the cards. Put the word family header cards at the top of the chart and have students place the word family cards under the correct heade
Do your kids have trouble remembering all the different vowel team spelling patterns? There are so many spelling rules in the English language! Who wouldn't have trouble remembering?! This pack is chocked full of visuals, songs, practice pages, and games. A MUST-HAVE for any Grade 1 or Grade 2 cl
Fun and engaging whole class review and cooperative learning lesson! Save paper by having students work in teams to practice plural nouns. This 21-page packet includes a review of regular and irregular plural noun formation, an interactive cooperative learning game, and two assessments. Task cards wi
Want to have complete control over your spelling activities without having to create each activity? This pack is editable where you plug in the words and the activities are done for you! It's just as simple as delete and type! The pack includes 20 editable pages with spaces for you to type the wor
Possessive Noun Showdown: Task Cards & More! includes short answer task cards and lesson suggestions for introducing possessive nouns. This packet includes directions for a whole-class introduction as well as an assortment of activities that can be completed as a class, in cooperative learning gr
Aligned with Common Core Language Standards L.2.4a, L.3.4a, L.4.4a, and L.5.4a
Bingo Showdown: Confusing Words Review is a variation of the classic Bingo game that can be used for whole group instruction, small guided reading groups, cooperative learning teams or in learning centers. Students will p
REVISED for 10-20 spelling words
Ready to add some fun to your word work or spelling center? This is a collection of fabulous spelling word activity cards designed to be used with your own spelling words or word wall words! These activities incorporate spelling, writing and ev
Pocket charts are a staple in every primary classroom! Put yours to good use with this fun blends and digraphs pocket chart activity. Simply print, laminate, and cut out the cards. Put the blends or digraphs header cards at the top of the chart and have students place the word cards under the correct
*This packet was revised on March 24, 2013!!*
This packet focuses on using base words and adding "er" and "est" to them. It includes:
*A Word Hunt with base words and a writing extension to go with it.
*Superhero cards and Adjective blast cards
*2 Word Sort Games
*Roll, Write, and Reco
Spelling games help motivate your class to learn their spelling. This set of four spelling games can be used with any spelling word list. Print and laminate then write your spelling list words using a dry erase pen. Simply wipe off the words at the end of each week ready for your new list words the f
Phonics Games - Engage your students with hands-on learning! Enough games are included to last an entire school year. All you have to do is print and teach. Games are simple enough for kids to play and learn while you maintain instruction.
32 individual phonics units with anchor charts
Whether you are using my Engaged Spelling or not, these Spelling and Vocabulary Board Games will be a fun and valuable asset to your spelling program this year!
There are 6 different games that are customizable to your individual spelling lists! You cannot change the graphics but you can change the
This set of task cards reviews multiple revising and editing skills. I've used the verbiage from the released 2014 STAAR Writing test to help students get used to the language that they will encounter on the big day.
~add concluding sente
Homophones and Beyond! Updated 2013
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Your students will love a little friendly competition, and this packet of Homophone games and activities can be an ideal context to help them study the meaning and spelling of words. In this packet, students will have the oppor
Pocket charts are a staple in every primary classroom! Put yours to good use with this fun long vowels pocket chart activity. Simply print, laminate, and cut out the cards. Put the long vowels header cards at the top of the chart and have students place the word cards under the correct header. Keep a
Morning Meeting Calendar Time has activities and conceptual application of math and reading concepts in a morning meeting calendar time. Children write on the posters once they have been laminated. Just print and laminate and the kiddos can use Vis-A-Vie pens to complete the information from the CCS
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Revised for 10-20 spelling words
Ready to add some fun to your word work or spelling center? This is a collection of fabulous spelling word activity cards designed to be used with your own spelling words or word wall words! These activities incorporate spelling, writing and even
This 88 page pack includes activities from the Common Core English Language Arts Strand: Reading Foundational Skills. There are 12 different activities to cover these standards and each activity has the standard that it meets listed. This pack is appropriate for grades K-2 and is non-thematic so yo
The Long /u/
oo, ew, ui
-Pocket Chart/Student Manipulatives Cards- one each of oo, ew, ui plus alphabet letter cards and short phrases with illustrations for each sound
-Printables for each vowel digraphs with cut and paste building words activities
-Word searches for oo, ew
This is a spelling game that makes practicing spelling words fun! This is also a game that helps students remember how to spell old spelling words. I use this game in my spelling center. This game is intended for a small group (4 students), but when I first introduce it, I play it in a whole group.
This is a word sort for words with the -ed ending and the 3 different sounds they make (/d/, /t/, /ed/). Each past tense verb word is on an alien robot. Students then send the alien back to his planet (d, t, or ed) which are also included.
Encourage students to ask themselves, "Is that a word?" (mea
This "I Have...Who Has?" set gives your students an opportunity to practice common word families (spelling patterns). The photos on each card also provide an opportunity for vocabulary development, especially for your ELL students.
Once you have played this game whole-group, you can add it to your
Word work focusing on the inflectional endings s and es. Students are given a set of word cards and must determine if they need to add s or add es to make the word plural. The frog pond theme is perfect for spring! If you use Zaner-Bloser Spelling third grade this center coincides perfectly with unit
Boggle Freebie!!! I created this document because I wanted to use Boggle in my classroom and I wanted it to match my chevron and chalkboard theme.
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Practice word work skills in a fun and exciting way.
Included in the 13 page set is:
Make learning silent letter words a lot more fun with this story about a knight who must find the silent letters that were stolen from the kingdom. The story sets the stage for the importance of silent letters in words, then provides five engaging activities to reinforce the spelling of these tricky
18 ABC order picture picture puzzles for practice alphabetizing to the first and second letter.
These ABC order puzzles are designed to build alphabetizing skills before teaching students to use a dictionary. There are 4 levels of puzzles with increasing difficulty:
• Consecutive ABC order, single
**Updated April 2015 with new fonts and smaller squares**
This game can be used at a center, to reteach, or to reinforce the concept of proper and common nouns.
Follow the directions on the teacher page for assembly. Make sure students follow the directions on the student page as well.
Pocket charts are a staple in every primary classroom! Put yours to good use with this fun compound words pocket chart activity. Simply print, laminate, and cut out the cards. Students use the pocket chart to match the compound word puzzles. There are 111 puzzles! More than enough for a whole year of
Pocket charts are a staple in every primary classroom! Put yours to good use with this fun contractions pocket chart activity. Simply print, laminate, and cut out the cards. Students match the contractions with the two words that form them.
Includes all the popular contractions!
NOTE TO BUYER: If you recently purchased this game, I revised page 13 on 8/4/14. Thank you!
Are you looking for a fun, interactive and quick way to build in word study practice that will get your class moving (cooperatively) too? Silent Partners is the game for you!
*This set has 5 Silent Partner
These mats are perfect for practicing short vowel sounds. Just print, laminate, and cut out the short vowel mats and word/picture cards. You can put out as many mats as you want. A few, all, it’s up to you! Students place the word/picture cards on the proper mat. Each short vowel comes with many word
What a fun and engaging way to practice the spelling and phonics patterns from Reading Street Basal Series Unit 1! This pack includes 9 games that help your students practice reading, spelling, and writing the words in sentences to earn points to win the game. These games can be played as a partner
This digraph packet of activities is used to practice and reinforce phonics skill, comprehension skills and independent writing. The activities can be used for guided or independent practice or at a literacy center. This packet follows the new First Grade Wonders Reading Series by McGraw-Hill.
These write and wipe cards will help your students learn and practice writing contractions. Just print back to back on card stock or a heavier weight copy paper and laminate, or put in dry erase pockets.
Students use dry erase markers to write the contractions on the front of the card. Crossing out
This units has lots of ai ay printables, long vowel centers, long vowel games, and ai ay homework. You will find ai ay word sorts, ai ay write the room, and sound boxes for your phonics centers or long vowel word work. This unit is full of options and includes a variety to make differentiation easi
Word work focusing on taking a base word, dropping the final e, and adding -ing. This has a fun ice cream theme! If you use Zaner-Bloser Spelling third grade this center coincides perfectly with unit 27! An anchor chart and a student recording sheet are included!
This file contains 12 winter word cards to help students practice ABC order. These cards are themed with penguins that could fit into any penguin or winter unit of study. I have also included a recording sheet to provide a formative assessment after the student has completed the activity.
These mats are perfect for practicing beginning sounds. Just print, laminate, and cut out the letter mats and word/picture cards. You can put out as many mats as you want. A few, a lot, it’s up to you! Students place the word/picture cards on the proper mat. Each beginning sound comes with up to six
Go Fish: Comparatives (-er, -est)
Students review comparatives (-er, -est) with this fun, interactive "Go Fish" game. 2-4 players ask their partners for the matches they are looking for to try to find all three cards to make a comparative set (ex. big,bigger,biggest) Once a set is found, students
“Frogs on a Log” is a one-time prep spelling center for CVC and CVCe words! This pack includes two different sets of CVC and CVCe practice activities for your children! These frogs will fit well into your pond, farm, nature, or spring units, among others! Children will use their knowledge of CVC and
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Do you want your students to always remember where the apostrophe goes in contractions? If you do, then you should teach your students how to perform... CONTRACTION SURGERY!
This PowerPoint activity lesson guides students throug
Picture Word Puzzles Freebie for 4 letter words
These picture word puzzles are especially helpful for students who don't yet feel successful about their reading ability. The picture clues and short words are easy to match. "Sounding out" the word and using the picture clues combine to bring succes
We are sharing the love with our adorable lovebug and our newest CVC spelling center!
Lovebug sees some objects in the clouds and spells the words with a consonant-vowel-consonant pattern of hearts. Your students will love this hands-on literacy center, especially around Valentine*s Day!
by Pam D'Alessandro
Black and White Phonics Spinner
Color Phonics Spinner
Student Response Sheet (2 up so one sheet = 2 student sheets
Phonics Rules Booklet (for the teacher) to use with the spinner
This is the Phon
These two Connect Four games will help your students practice inflected endings -er and -est. Each board contains a total of 30 words. Students can work in pairs using colored counters or game pieces. They can take turns saying a word and putting a counter down. The first player to get four in a row
Long Vowel Dominoes: Long O (oe, o_e, oa, ow)
Students learn the different vowel patterns that make the long o sound by playing Dominoes. Students are asked to match up words that share the same long o vowel pattern. For example,a student can matched float with boat because they b
Amazing Word Families - Word Wall [Updated]
Word families are groups of words that have a common feature or pattern - they have some of the same combinations of letters in them and a similar sound. For example, bit, sit, pit, and skit are a family of words with the "it" sound and letter combination