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Included are all of the activities that you will need for six centers to
reinforce The Big Blue Ox. There are also many printables that can be used for review sheets, morning work, and fun activities. Common Core Standards are listed for the Language Arts and Math activities.
Included are the spelling words and high-frequency words for this week to be put on your Word Wall.
This is a great supplement to use with your Reading Street Curriculum.
Rainbow write spelling words
Use letter tiles to spell the words
Find the correct frame for each spelling word/
Write spelling words in ABC order
Word Search for spelling words
High-Frequency Word Center
Use cards with the high-frequency words as flashcards
Use play-doe to spell each word
Use letter stamps to spell each word
Write the words and color the words correctly
Color dots by coloring high-frequency words correctly
Help the jogger find his way home by coloring HFW
Use a magnifying glass and find words with the short o: /o/ sound, and then write the words on the recording sheet
Use a magnifying glass and search for words with plural -s and write the words on the recording sheet
Phonics Sorting Game for short o and short i/ Record the words
After listening to or reading “The Big Blue Ox” answer questions about the story. Questions are included that review the comprehension skills for the week
Read and trace a sentence. Write the sentence. Draw a picture of the sentence. Then cut out the words and glue them in the correct order.
Segment short o words and then write the word under the picture. (2 sheets)
Write your spelling words on lined paper
Match Amazing Words to their picture and definition. Cut out each Amazing Word and glue it beside the picture that illustrates the word.
Draw a sketch of an Amazing Word and write the word.
(1) Color a dog correctly by reading short o words.
(2) Add to find spelling words..
(3) Color a hundred's chart to find a spelling word.
(4) Roll the dice to practice writing spelling words.
(5) Write the correct word to finish the sentence.
(6) Count dots on dominoes. Write the number and find High-Frequency Words.
(7) Read the story "Bob". Write the short o words and circle the HFW. Answer questions about the story
(8) Find the missing addend for seven addition facts to spell short o words
Highlight the predicate in each sentence Write the predicate.
Draw a picture of the predicate of each sentence.