Word work kindergarten

Enhance your kindergarten students' word work skills with these fun and interactive activities. Explore top ideas for building vocabulary, phonics, and spelling in an enjoyable way.
Pre K, Play, Literacy Centres, Daily 5, Literacy Stations, Teaching Reading, Literacy Centers, Kindergarten Word Work, Kindergarten Literacy Stations

Do you reinvent the wheel every single week when it comes to centers, word work, stations.....whatever you happen to call them? Yeah, me too! I know better, I swear I do but it just never fails. I am here today to tell you that there IS A BETTER WAY! Let me begin by saying I am a big fan of Daily 5. I run my room about as closely to the Daily 5 model as possible but this is one area I just never could give in on. The sisters suggest having out materials for students to build words, write…

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Beckie Wallner
Play, Literacy Centres, Pre K, Daily 5, Literacy Centers, Literacy Stations, Centers First Grade, Learning Centers, Teaching Ideas

Do you reinvent the wheel every single week when it comes to centers, word work, stations.....whatever you happen to call them? Yeah, me too! I know better, I swear I do but it just never fails. I am here today to tell you that there IS A BETTER WAY! Let me begin by saying I am a big fan of Daily 5. I run my room about as closely to the Daily 5 model as possible but this is one area I just never could give in on. The sisters suggest having out materials for students to build words, write…

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Jeni Freitas
Ideas, Pre K, Literacy Centres, Elementary Literacy, Kindergarten Science Centers, Literacy Centers Kindergarten, Kindergarten Science Lessons, Literacy Centers, Literacy Stations

Recently, I have seen some debates on using centers and the Science of Reading. If you have been a teacher for a long time, centers were a HUGE part of Balanced Literacy. Recently, teachers have shifted away from balanced of literacy to research based Science of Reading. You can read my Science of Reading Post ... Read More about Centers and the Science of Reading

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Meghan Simonson
Sight Words, Daily 5, Amigurumi Patterns, Learning Letters, Kindergarten Writing, Kindergarten Language, Kindergarten Word Work Centers, Word Work Activities, Word Work Kindergarten

Word Work - let's talk about it at a kindergarten level. To do that, you have to know how my literacy centers are set up. I have a Read to Self (book bags with chosen books), a Writing Center (read ALL about it here), Teacher Time, and Word Work. Same groups, that are still fluid when I need to change people, rotate through each daily. As a first year teacher, I was kind of grasping at straws and figuring out what my students need as they go. Honestly, I feel like I've done a pretty good job…

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Ashleyburg