The second chant keeps us from going "apostrophe-crazy." Students can get confused and add apostrophes to plurals or other words that don't need them. I also made a helpful handout for their writing folders!
ABC Order Lesson~ Try word stick centers. Write groups of words on Popsicle sticks, place each set of sticks in a separate container, and then have students sort words before writing them in the correct order. Use with sight words, spelling lists, or words with similar spellings to challenge fast finishers. Check out the pictures and many more great ideas at Tunstall's Teaching Tidbits!
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This is a great way for students to learn their prefixes. Under each flap their is a list of words that uses each prefix. This is a good tool to have when students are writing. They could do this in their writing journals so when they are stuck they know where it is.