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    alphabetical order cups

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

    complete incomplete sentence sorting

    Manipulate phonemes

    Another pinner says: Cute center ideas to keep kids interested til the end of the school year.

    ABC order with sticks. Great center idea! from Tunstall's Teaching Tidbits

    Word Families

    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:)

    spelling practice

    Higher Order questioning for students to ask each other

    Tap light for each sound they hear in a word...phoneme segmentation!

    Spelling practice- beads and pipe cleaners

    sight words- LOVE this idea... can be a small group, center, or in D5 as word work!

    Spelling #2- This is a fun way to get students to practice their spelling while still playing a game. Put the students into small groups. Provide the dice that they roll.

    easy idea for fluency practice- inflection

    Word Work Ideas

    Reading Center activities that are low-maintenance, and can be paired with almost any text. Read more here...

    Marzano word work cootie catcher

    Writing letters in salt

    Find All The Letters In Your Name Center

    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.