Interactive Word Wall for Elementary Schools. Print, Laminate to make it easy to use dry erase markers on and Hang! It's simple and effective! Are you guilty of having a word wall up all year that a child can't actually use or interact with? Well it's time to change your ways. :) This has been one of the BEST teaching tools I've used in my classroom to teach sight words, letters and sounds. Students actually get to remove the word wall squares and use them to help them in reading, writing and small groups. Each page represents one upper and lowercase letter with picture cues to help children remember the sound of the letter. For example, /Xx/ has a kite and a sun as a picture cue, so students remember the sound is /ks/. Print each page out (card stock works best), cut the squares out, laminate and hang using either Velcro or Magnets. I use Velcro on hard walls and magnets on magnetic boards. Hang in rows. I prefer 5 rows of 6 squares or 3 rows of 10 squares. Make sure it is low enough that you can easily reach them, so you can use a dry erase marker on them to write the words you are studying. I like to make mine low enough that students can reach them, so in small groups they can pull them down and take them to their seat to use, if needed. You can also glue them to the cardboard to make even sturdier, if you like them to keep their shape longer.
What's in this download?
Pg. 1 Cover
Pg. 2 How to use the printables and helpful tips
pg. 3-32 Thirty Letter Squares to Print, Laminate and Hang in your room for an easy interactive, dry erase WORD WALL.