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Wordy Nerdy - 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.   149 more words

Reading

Introduction

This is an introduction to my portfolio!

Introduction

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

Writing

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

Word Work Wednesday- Categories Vocabulary

One of my favorite strategies for teaching vocabulary and spelling is to use categories for brainstorming words with my students. Students nominate a category (or I choose) and we brainstorm as many words as we can that fall into that category. 81 more words

Word Work

As part of our Daily 5 routines that we’ve implemented we’ve been putting extra emphasis on word work.  We have been building words using onset and rime, reading our decodable books, finding our sight words and writing them on sticky notes.   13 more words

Kindergarten