These best selling vocabulary activities and centers will help your 2nd and 3rd graders build and practice vocabulary skills including root words, prefixes, suffixes, context clues, homophones and more at any point in the school year.
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This pack includes SEVEN different sets of centers, anchor charts, activities, interactive notebook resources, and Scoot!
Skills covered in the pack include:
-Prefixes and Suffixes
There are a variety of activities included in this pack, and each activity has a colorful version as well as a more ink friendly version for added convenience!
Build-a-Word With Prefixes and Suffixes p. 3-18
- includes Prefixes and Suffixes Anchor Charts
Center: Students will arrange prefix and suffix cards and then draw a word card to match to one of the suffixes or prefixes. Students will match all word cards to build new words and record their new words on their recording sheets. The recording sheet also has a place for the students to define their new words as well as use their new words in a sentence.
Root Word Dig and Scoot p. 19-28
-includes Root Word and Base Word Anchor charts (depending on the terminology that you use!)
Students will play SCOOT to scoot around the room to each one of the 18 task cards. They will answer the questions on each task card about root words. Students will record answers on response sheet.
Digging in with Context Clues p. 29-41
-includes Context Clues anchor chart
This activity is perfect for a small group activity on teaching context clues to help define and identify unknown words. Students will read 6 passages that have a silly, nonsense word in them. Students will need to figure out what the silly nonsense word actually is by using context clues! This super fun activity comes with the "real" words on word cards for the students to refer to as a word bank as needed! There is a black and white version of the passages, as well, so you can give the students their own copy to underline or highlight the context clues.
Break and Build Contractions! p. 42-52
Students will arrange contractions word cards and match the hammer cards to the contractions that have the corresponding 2 words that make up each contraction. Students will record the contraction parts as well as the contraction on their recording sheet. They will use their contraction in a sentence.
Compound Word Building p. 53-66
Making Words cards
-5 sets of letter tiles (color or black and white)
Students will use letter tiles to build as many words as they can with the tiles of each compound word set.
Students will use ALL tiles to build the compound word. Students will record all words that they make on their recording sheets.
Compound Word Interactive Notebook resource p 67-70
Students will illustrate, define, and use compound words in a sentence using interactive notebook flip flaps. There is a blank template of this activity, also, for you to choose your own compound words for the students of for the students to choose their own!
Hammering Away at Homophones p. 71-82
Students will scoot from card to card to complete each sentence with the proper homophone. Record answers on recording sheet.
Extra homophone practice page included, too.
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