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Word Wizards: Students Making Words
|Grades||K – 2|
|Lesson Plan Type||Minilesson|
|Estimated Time||30 minutes per session|
Black Diamond, Washington
MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY
- Computers with Internet access
- Word Wizard by Cathryn Falwell (Clarion Books, 1998)
- One or more of the following picture books:
Corduroy by Don Freeman (Viking Press, 1968)
Franklin in the Dark by Paulette Bourgeois (Scholastic, 1986)
The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle (Philomel, 1994)
Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes (Greenwillow Books, 1991)
- Letter tiles or squares for students (lowercase letters)
- Overhead alphabet tiles (lowercase letters) and overhead projector
- Student journal or notebook
Grades K – 2 | Student Interactive | Learning About Language
Word Wizard uses themes from four popular U.S. children's books to create word puzzles that students solve by unscrambling letters and considering related clues.