Long A with ai/ayFocus: Real picture cards that can be used with multiple activities. This format and the activities in this unit have boosted student learning especially my RTI and EL students. This unit has a variety of activities and options to accommodate teaching styles and student differentiation. Great for small group, centers, and whole group. Other units follow this same format to promote independence. Common Core Standards included. Options are given for differentiation and for variety.
* Long a: ai/ay Focus (making Words)
This unit helps students with decoding words by chunking word parts and sorting words by sounds,
* Parts of Speech Sorts and Recording Sheets
* Writing Booklets with Many Options (using picture cards or use the grphic organizers with black and white pictures).
*Word Cards for graphic organizers and writing
* Vocabulary development with real pictures
*Inflectional Suffixes: s,ed,ing,er
*Cut & Paste/Reading Passage or read and chart
*Asking and Telling Sentences Mini-booklets: Use with picture cards or copy in black and white and have students glue pictures in booklets for centers or whole group.
*Matching Headers for Organizational and Management Purposes
BONUS: If you have Reading-A-Z, the vocabulary words correlate with the decoding book, "Jake and Gail go to Spain."