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Segmenting Activities To Help Kids Spell Better

Segmenting Activities To Help Kids Spell Better

Spelling and segmenting (along with its partner blending) go hand in hand. In segmenting, students pull apart sounds, while in blending they put them together. Both are essential for spelling and reading. Practicing how to separate and identify sounds helps students...
What You Need To Know About Teaching Alternate Spelling

What You Need To Know About Teaching Alternate Spelling

Teaching alternate spelling can be tricky. Think about all the different ways to spell the long A sound—a, ai, a-e, ay, ea, ei, ey, eigh. And then there are all the other sounds that have multiple spellings … I like to keep teaching alternate spellings simple and fun...
Need A Better Spelling Center Set Up?

Need A Better Spelling Center Set Up?

You could set up your spelling center with an ever-changing set of games and worksheets. You could include posters of the words on your current word list or alternate spellings for different sounds. But I like to encourage my students to use higher-order thinking in...
3 Literacy Resources To Make Life Easier

3 Literacy Resources To Make Life Easier

Whether you’re teaching CVC words or working on different vowel sounds or focusing more on complex words, your students need lots of practice. Literacy resources including games, worksheets, fortune tellers, posters, literacy walls, and fluency boards all help...
Who Needs More CVC Word Games?

Who Needs More CVC Word Games?

I love seeing things click for kids when they are learning CVC words. I love to watch them segmenting and blending words until they get them. I love seeing them gain familiarity with words so they don’t need to sound them out. And that takes practice.  I know that...
How To Keep Blending And Segmenting Fun

How To Keep Blending And Segmenting Fun

Tackling CVC words is kind of a push and pull. Students need both blending and segmenting skills when reading and spelling CVC words. With segmenting, students pull apart individual sounds in words such as in sat: /s/ /a/ /t/. With blending, students push sounds...

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