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Fantastically Fun Word Families

 

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Fantastically Fun Word Families

Grades K – 2
Activity Time 30-40 minutes
Activity Author

Amy Mascott

Amy Mascott

DC Metro, Maryland

 
Publisher National Council of Teachers of English
 

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Mobile Apps

Grades   3 – 12  |  Mobile App  |  Writing Poetry

Word Mover

Word Mover allows children and teens to create “found poetry” by choosing from word banks and existing famous works; additionally, users can add new words to create a piece of poetry by moving/manipulating the text.

 

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Activities & Projects

Grades   K – 2  |  Activity & Project

Practice Letters and Sounds Using Online Games

Find three fun online games that are designed to help children learn to recognize letters and how they sound.

 

Grades   K – 2  |  Activity & Project

Taking a Sound Hike

Whether taking a sound hike at the mall, a near-by park, or on a family trip, ask children to notice the sounds they hear and then use sound words as they write their own books.

 

Grades   3 – 5  |  Activity & Project

Star Light, Star Bright: Reading and Writing about the Nighttime Sky

Children watch the nighttime sky come alive as the read an online book about fascinating elements in the night and write a poem/story about the things they learn!

 

Grades   K – 2  |  Activity & Project

Rhyme Time With Madeline

Children love books that rhyme and to create their own rhymes. It’s a fun way to learn how words sound similar to one another!

 

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Games & Tools

Grades   K – 2  |  Game & Tool

Construct-a-Word

Construct-a-Word has children select single letters and two- or three-letter endings to form words.

 

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Tips & How-To's

Grades   K – 3  |  Tip & How-To

Talk it Up! Expanding a Child’s Vocabulary

One way to help early readers begin to make sense of what they’re reading is to help them build their vocabulary. In this Tip, learn how to ask questions and have conversations with a child to integrate new words into his/her vocabulary.

 

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Printouts

Grades   K – 2  |  Printout  |  Writing It Out

My Amazing ABC Book

Children who are learning to read and write letters and words will love making their very own ABC book.

 

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