Word Work Activities for Short a word families.Ready to go resources for word work. These activities are designed for students in the letter name- alphabetic stage who are ready to add medial vowels to their writing and reading. This unit was developed using strategies from the Words Their Way method of teaching. All the of the lessons were created by a reading specialist. In this unit, you will find:
common short a word sorts and a sorting mat
5 worksheets for independent practice including cut and paste, draw and label, writing sorts.
Fun board game for reviewing short a word work activities. In the game Word Ninja, students will test their reading and writing powers. Students will roll a die, read the word, and record the word. At the end of the game, students will use the number of words collected to determine his or her "Ninja Power". Teachers can use this game for an informal assessment of short a family knowledge.