I have always struggled with spelling, and how to engage students in meaningful activities to practice their spelling words! I have tried just about everything under the sun, from rotating through teacher-selected word work centers, to a free choice spelling menu where students try to complete different activities throughout the week. Nothing seemed to work!
Download FREE Words Their Way word study activities and resources for upper elementary. The activities, resources, tips, and more included in this blog post will help you get your word study routines and schedule ready and organized!
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Have you heard of orthographic mapping? Wondering what that means for how we permanently store words? Want to know the best way to make sure words become "sight words" for your children? In this blog post, I discuss several activities you can do to promote orthographic mapping with your students. These are authentic, meaningful activites to make the biggest impact on your children.
Bring a word study routine into your elementary classroom or homeschool. See exactly how I make word study with Words Their Way work in my classroom. While the post is geared mostly for your 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th grade upper elementary students - you can also modify the ideas here for your Kindergarten, 1st or 2nd grade students. You're going to love how spelling AND writing improves when you students start this word study routine!