Please be sure to download the preview file as it shows all of the pages that are included in this product. I want you to be certain this is the right product for you before purchasing.
If you’re short on space or teach multiple grades in one classroom and are looking for a comprehensive word-wall alternative, this resource is for you! After (gulp!) taking down my own word-wall recently, I needed to create an appropriate substitute. This portable word-wall has been very effective in my grade three classroom and I hope it will have the same effect in yours. Not only does it support my students in their writing and spelling, we’ve used it to play all the word study games you might play with a conventional word wall. Where applicable, spelling reflects both Canada and the United States.
Each letter is well represented with a list of common, less common and “sparkly” words your students can use in their writing. There is also a space for students to record words not found in the resource. Throughout the book, there are tips and tricks to help students improve their writing.
Tips include or reflect:
• The importance of proofreading, neat printing, punctuation and overall presentation
• Author’s purpose
• How to use ellipses
• Adding “plusses” (extra information) to engage the reader
• Saying goodbye to overused words
• Good readers are always good writers
• How to use italics
• What’s the difference between lose/loose? -on the “L” page
• Vary your starting sentence
• How to use quotation marks
• What are synonyms and antonyms?
• How to use there/they’re/their
Please note, this resource does not include definitions of the individual words.
As always, please be sure to download the preview file to be sure this product meets your needs.
I hope you find this resource to be as useful as I do. It’s not only been a time-saver, but my we’ve been able to use it to play all kinds of word-study games. I believe my students are better writers because of this resource.
Please don’t hesitate (and I really mean it!) to email me if you need something tweaked here. I designed this for my own students and third grade colleagues, but if there is something specific you need in this resource, please let me know, I’m happy to help.
My email address is firstname.lastname@example.org and I’m pretty quick with these things, so if you need a word or two changed, do let me know as it takes no time at all.
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