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Are you looking for ways to improve your upper elementary word study or spelling routine this year? You've hit the jackpot! See how I organize and schedule my word study block and routine, differentiate for all levels of spellers, what word study activities have proved successful with students, and
I have always struggled with spelling, and how to engage students in meaningful activities to practice their spelling words! I have tried just about everything under the sun, from rotating through teacher-selected word work centers, to a free choice spelling menu where students try to complete different activities throughout the week. Nothing seemed to work!
It’s always so much fun listening and watching our young readers figure out those “longer” words. Many of our little ones are pretty solid decoding one-syllabe words and are now ready to learn strategies for decoding multisyllabic words. So, really, what is a syllable? Simply put, a syllable is a unit of pronunciation containing a […]
The Word Collector by Peter H Reynolds has quickly become one of my favorite stories of all time. It's about a young boy named Jerome, who loves words. How perfect is that for SLPs? I happen to think this book is a great jumping off point for word exploration and vocabulary development. Here are 5 ways I am using this story to build word knowledge in my students...