- Tap out spelling words.
- Look for spelling words in magazines, newspapers, and books
- Use magnetic letters to practice spelling words
- Build spelling words with clay or play dough
- Practice Trick Words - Write them in sand or shaving cream
- Hunt for trick words in magazines, newspapers, and books
- Practice marking words: underline digraphs (wh, ch, sh, th, ck), underline each letter in a blend, circle buddy letters (qu), and mark closed syllables with a line under the syllable/a "c" under the line/a breve(smile) above the vowel to show it is short, put a star above the bonus letter (f,l,s), put a box around glued sounds, mark closed syllable exceptions with a line under the syllable/a "c" with an 'x' on it under the line/a macron(straight line) above the vowel to show it is long, underline basewords and circle the suffix, vowel/consonant/e syllables are marked by underlining them putting a v-e under the line putting a macron(straight line) above the vowel and slashing out the e, open syllables are marked by underlining the syllable putting an o under the line and a macron (straight line) above the vowel, r-controlled syllables are underlined with an 'r' written under the line and the vowel and r circled **Each syllable of a multisyllable word is marked individually
- Write in a journal
- Write letters to family members
- Talk about the characters in a story
- Ask each other questions about a book that has been read
- Retell a story in your own words
- Practice addition and subtratction facts.
- Go on number hunts in books, magazines, or the community.
- Play games that involve counting.
Last Modified on September 11, 2021