Student of the day activity... could expand; do weekly student. one day use name for language activities, next day use name for math activities. Students remember and connect so much more when it is THEIR NAMES they're using
Short Vowel Sound Song--This is a song that teaches students about short vowel sounds. It goes through each vowel emphasizing the sound it makes when it is short, and mentions a word in which it makes that sound. It's rather catchy and kids could easily learn short vowel sounds through listening to this song!