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Activities for the Week of Mar 23

It’s hard to believe that spring is here. It actually snowed last week – not much, but in the DC suburbs, any snow is news. I’m not sure that the rest of you are snow-free, but how about a bit of springtime fun to get you in the mood for spring? 629 more words


Love of Wisdom

Yesterday we continued with looking at base words, prefixes and suffixes.  We try to infer their meaning based on a list of words that share the same base and then we look it up to test our theory.   91 more words

Word Work

Wordy Nerdery - Morphology & Etymology

I borrowed the titles of this post from a blog of the same title about word study using inquiry.

We are in the beginning stages of our inquiry, looking at prefixes, suffixes and base words. 152 more words



This is an introduction to my portfolio!


1st Grade Word Work

My first graders continue to work super, super hard for me!  We are doing a lot of work on word parts so when we come to unknown words in our reading and writing we can help ourselves by looking for a part we know, seeing if we know a word that looks like it, and trying it!  26 more words

1st Grade

1st Grade Hybrid

My 1st graders have been doing an Interactive Writing/Guided Reading Plus hybrid.    They aren’t quite ready to transition fully into Guided Reading Plus, but they don’t solely need Interactive Writing…so we’ve been doing both!  355 more words


Word Work Wednesday- Noun or Verb?

If you’re like me and only have 5-7 mins a day for word work, then you’re constantly looking for lessons that pack the most powerful punches. 304 more words