alphabetical order cups

They each come up and pick a stick out of my hand and they would have to place it in the right cup!  If there’s extra time, they can use the word in a sentence:)

Synonym flowers.

Cheap classroom tools!

First Grade Fanatics - good idea while waiting for prasad at temple! Or save your cups to use afterwards! Lol :)


Writing letters in salt

tons of word work ideas

Set up a "homework options" chart. Maybe put a weekday at the top of each column, allow them to choose from that column. Staple to the top of all completed hw on Friday, with their choice for each night colored in/signed.

Daily 5 Word Work idea- hidden words! Use a white crayon to write the word and a marker to color over.

Clothes pin spelling

How to organize and differentiate you word work for Daily 5 kindergarten beginning of the year skills-A Differentiated Kindergarten

Chart for writing center

spin and spell

Sight word Jenga. Kids have to read the word before removing the block.

Contraction Surgery... Students are in groups "surgical" teams and they cut words apart and put a band aid "stitch" where the apostrophe is supposed to be...

letter box to create words...thats a great way to help chlidren learn how to spell as well as build even bigger words

Make a Boggle word work game for less than $1......this link takes you to easy and clever idea for notebook set up

Word fun!

Blog post on word word and work on writing- daily five- freebie

Great idea for Daily 5 - Give choices in word work and the kiddos and differentiate on their own by picking the one they are capable of completing.