Can you turn the word cat into dog? Just change one letter at a time: cat-pat-pot-dot-dog! These activity pages help children learn how words are related to other words. Research shows that the best readers and writers see analogies between words
Your students will love solving these engaging puzzles while they sharpen their recall of basic facts, and improve their number sense and problem solving skills. Each puzzle set offers a wide range of difficulty. Self-correcting and perfect for
Build fluent reading skills with seven engaging scripts, based on folk tales from around the world. Specially written for beginning readers, with each part color-coded. Includes colorful stick puppets perfect for retelling.
Help children read and spell longer, more complex words, by building onto root words with prefixes and suffixes. They begin by adding simple inflectional endings, then common prefixes and suffixes to root words. They might turn play, for example,
This systematic, sequential guide to hands-on phonics helps children understand how words work. 82 lessons introduce phonics patterns one by one and then contrast each new phonics pattern with other similar patterns. Phonemic awareness skills are
Children practice reading, writing, and spelling as they create their own clever rhymes. Blackline masters let you make 15 whimsical, fill-in-the-blank mini-books. Rhyming words use the same spelling patterns to guarantee spelling success.
Give students an early reading boost and tap into the power of rimes. Children will practice letter/sound recognition while building, reading, and writing hundreds of words. They will add selected onset tiles (consonants, blends, and digraphs) to
Children will develop mastery of vowel/sound correspondence as they build hundreds of words with common vowel sounds and regular patterns. With the frame r_d, for example, they will see that simply changing the vowel will let them create red, rid,
These carefully sequenced, creative, and often humorous math exercises will give your students important math, reading, and reasoning practice - and they are lots of fun. Each page contains one developmentally appropriate math problem, written with
Expand the study of rimes as you work with words that have the same ending sound, but which are spelled in two or more different ways. Students build words with letter tiles, sort the words by spelling patterns, and use words that rhyme to create
Children recall basic addition and subtraction facts with speed and accuracy. Students complete basic fact exercises, then score their own work. Progress charts let them watch their skills grow. Great for in-school or homework.
Sight Word Spelling for young children using word shapes, word tracing, missing letters, word scrambles, spell check, rhyme time, word search, word sort and crosswords. Covers the 220 most important words primary students need to know-many of which
Rambunctious...pandemonium...extraordinary! The further adventures of the Wordly family will inspire your students to use the extra-long words they learn in their everyday speech. Each word has more than ten letters. Write the word on the board,
Extend your students' oral language skills with these rich and powerful daily language lessons. Centered on real objects that the teacher takes to school for a day (a pot holder, mirror, ladle, banana, flashlight, etc), lessons coax students at all
Build fluency reading words containing common phonics patterns with these engaging hands-on blackline master lessons. Children sort out words that contain a focus phonics pattern (for ai, they select trail and sail, but not trial or soil). Then cut
These engaging word puzzles will help emergent readers become "word smart." Perfect for centers, these self-correcting puzzles rely solely on phonetically regular or high frequency words. A wide range of difficulty levels provides a challenge for
This lively early reading program capitalizes on the rhythmical sounds and delightful language of 12 traditional songs. Children match oral language with print, play with rhyming words, find repetition and make take-home books.