Help provide support for your parents when your students take home books to read at home. Parents don't always have "reading-teacher-language" on the tip of their tongues to compliment and/or support their readers.
Word Activities The students will find the correct clothes pins that spell the sight word on the popsicle stick. I would use this activity in a literacy station. This is a very fun and kinesthetic activity.
I used to use a whisper phone! DIY Whisper Phones~ Children use these to hear themselves as they quietly read aloud. This post has great directions and with pictures that explain how to make them with inexpensive materials.