This packet contains a years worth of making words activities, one for each month of the school year! Your kids will LOVE making words the whole year through, using these colorful letter cards that are thematic for each month of the school year. Here's what's included:
August/September Making Words-appleseeds
October Making Words-frankenstein
November Making Words-Thanksgiving
December Making Words-gingerbread
January Making Words-snowflakes
February Making Words-valentines
March Making Words-leprechaun
April Making Words-jellybeans
May Making Words-graduation
June Making Words-summertime
Recording Worksheets for each month's Making Words Center
Optional worksheets to make recording sheets 2-sided:
-Story Writing and Illustration using the words made from the monthly word
-Sentence Writing using the words made from the monthly word
-Real/Nonsense Word sort using words made from monthly word
Directions for Assembling Making Words Center:
Laminate and cut apart words for durability. Store words in baggies.
Have students work individually or in pairs to make little words using the monthly thematic word, and then record their words on the provided monthly worksheets.
Extension activity: Run worksheets 2-sided, including one of the optional worksheets on the back of the Making Words worksheet.
This center can also be done whole class using a document camera or projecting the monthly word onto a screen, with the teacher and students working together to make words using the monthly thematic word.
Hope your kiddos love making words as much as mine do!
Thanks so much!