Independent spelling activities for teachers who want to improve students' spelling skills. 83 word sorts in Seesaw are appropriate for 1st and 2nd graders. Use for distance learning or as a word work center. You can organize your spelling instruction for the whole year around these sorts and assessments.
Students sort word cards on a mat with categories and can record themselves reading the words.
**Easily accessible to students and parents - video examples for each sort teach the sounds
**Saves you time - copy the activities into your Seesaw account and assign to students
**Ensure mastery - more than one sort for each skill for multiple practice opportunities
**Differentiate - optional challenge words on most sorts
**Meet student needs - assessment included so you know what skills students need
**Uses research-based strategies - word sorting, practice with word families, explicit phonics instruction
-PDF with links to 83 word sorts. You will be prompted to make a copy into your own Seesaw account.
-Video examples on every activity
-Spelling assessment, both a printable and Seesaw version with recorded words
-Student data sheets to plan next steps in spelling and monitor growth
-Teacher guide for using spelling assessment data
Skills Covered - multiple sorts for each skill
-glued sounds (all, ell, ill, ull, ank, ink, unk, ang, ing, ong, ung)
-VCe patterns (a_e, i_e, o_e, u_e)
-R controlled vowels (ar, er, ir, or, ur)
-other long vowel patterns (ai, ay, ea, ee, igh, ie, oa, ow, ui, ew, oo)
-diphthongs (au/aw, oi/oy, ou/ow)
-other advanced patterns (silent letters, soft c/g, tion, etc.)
**The resource is for personal and single classroom use only. For use with multiple classrooms, please purchase additional licenses at a reduced rate.