Word Wall Words lessons are prepared to introduce 5 words each week of the school year. The words are introduced on the first day of the school week. Students interact with the words daily as well as compare and contrast them to other similar words. The lessons support the Common Core standards.
Common Core Standards for this unit:
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.1.3Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.1.3.dUse knowledge that every syllable must have a vowel sound to determine the number of syllables in a printed word.
Phonics and Word Recognition:
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.2.3Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.2.3.aDistinguish long and short vowels when reading regularly spelled one-syllable words.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.2.3.bKnow spelling-sound correspondences for additional common vowel teams.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.2.3.cDecode regularly spelled two-syllable words with long vowels.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.2.3.dDecode words with common prefixes and suffixes.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.2.3.eIdentify words with inconsistent but common spelling-sound correspondences.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.2.3.fRecognize and read grade-appropriate irregularly spelled words.