Ready-made centers to go along with 1st Grade Reading Wonders Unit 3 Week 3!
*Essential Question What is a folktale?
*Center 1: Vocabulary Roll
Roll the dice. Make up a sentence with the vocabulary word the dice matches. Everyone record the sentence. Use a highlighter to highlight the vocabulary word in each sentence.
*Center 2: Spelling Rainbow Roll
Pick a spelling card and roll the dice. Match the number rolled to the paper. Say to the group/write the spelling word from the card picked two times in that color marker or crayon that matches the dice.
*Center 3: Hard and Soft G Sort
Take turns picking a gumball. Say the word on the gumball. Decide if it is a soft g or hard g word and place it on the right gumball machine. Write the word on the recording sheet under the right heading.
*Center 4: Hard and Soft C Sort
Take turns picking a crayon. Say the word on the crayon. Decide if it is a soft c or hard c word and place it on the right crayon box. Write the word on the recording sheet under the right heading.
Center 5: Inflectional Ending Game
Mix the root word cards up and place face down. Students will take turns picking a root word card and rolling the dice with the ending. Students record the root word card they picked, the ending they rolled, and write the new word.
Center 6: Future Tense, Past Tense, and Present Tense Verb Frog Sort
Take turns picking a gumball. Say the word on the gumball. Decide if it is past or present verb and place it on the right gumball machine. Write the word on the recording sheet under the right heading.
Center 7: High Frequency Word Bee Swat
See how fast you can “swat” the bees by saying the word as you tap the bee with the fly swatter. Use a timer to time yourself or have a partner time you to see how fast you can see them. See if you can beat your own swatting time or your partners.
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