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We do practice "spelling tests" with sight words to get ready for first grade. I love this idea to track data. (the big buzz word in education these days)
Laminate these two page back to back and you have one useful resource card for your students. It includes letters and pictures clues for the sounds...
rainbow writing (did something similar to this with the alphabet when one of my nanny charges were in kindergarten --- except they picked the color traced the letter 3 times, said the letter name and sound(s), repeated with at least 4 other colors), so I love this for learning spelling words. Could make writing them so much more fun and exciting.