There’s so much to teach when it comes to literacy. So having a slew of literacy activities and games makes the teaching of literacy so much easier.
The obvious reason to use spelling games is that kids love games. But they also give them a chance to spell and check their words, often multiple times.
Spelling and segmenting go hand in hand. Practicing how to separate and identify sounds helps students grasp how sounds and letters work together.
I like to keep teaching alternate spelling simple and fun by using a clear introduction and building skills
through practice with activities and games.
I like to encourage my students to use higher-order thinking in my classroom. That’s why my spelling center is designed around the Three-Story Intellect.
Literacy resources like games, worksheets, fortune tellers and posters all help students develop the segmenting and blending skills they need to read.
I know that having lots of CVC word games and activities helps my students. It means they get tons of practice for every set of words or sounds.
Tackling CVC words is kind of a push and pull. Students need both blending and segmenting skills when reading and spelling CVC words.
Struggling to find generic spelling word activities that can be used with any word list. Here are 22 spelling word activities you can use year round.