Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Add a letter, change the sound, change the word!

All the words in this activity end with the letters at.  Due to additional letters added, they do not all make the /at/ ending sound!
Every word ends with the letters at.
Sound Patterns: VC (Vowel, Consonant) - at;  CVC (Consonant, Vowel, Consonant) -  bat; and CVVC (Consonant, Vowel, Vowel, Consonant)  - boat and beat.
Sound Patterns: VC(vowel, consonant) - at; CVC(Consonant, Vowel, Consonant)  - cat; CVVC (Consonant, Vowel, Vowel, Consonant) - coat and  (Consonant digraph, Vowel, Vowel,
Consonant)  - cheat
Sound Patterns: VC (Vowel, Consonant) - at; CVC (Consonant, Vowel, Consonant)  - mat; and CVVC (Consonant, Vowel, Vowel, Consonant)  - moat and meat.
Words with sound pattern CVC (Consonant, Vowel, Consonant) - bat, sat, cat and mat
Words with sound pattern CVVC (Consonant, Vowel, Vowel, Consonant) - coat, boat, moat 
Words with sound pattern CVC (Consonant/Consonant Digraph, Vowel, Consonant) - beat, meat and cheat
Practice Pages
additional activities


Saturday, June 23, 2018

Coding Fun in the Primary Grades

Coding Fun!
Our bot is on her second adventure. She is at the ice skating rink with friends.
Our bot is Oriana.
Video of Oriana skating

Oriana's friends at the ice skating rink
Oriana's First Video
 More adventures to come!

Monday, June 11, 2018

Concept Development - Understanding how things are related

Concept Development - Understanding how things are related assists students in building comprehensions  skills needed to understand what they are reading.
The relationship between seeds and plants
The relationship between eggs and birds
The relationship between cows and milk
Student example of a relationship
outside                                         inside

Printable Templates for inside are below.  Students then create the outside.

More examples can be viewed on the video

Sunday, June 3, 2018

This or These?

We began the lesson by sorting stickers as singular things or plural things.
The word, this, is an adjective that describes a specific person, place or thing that is near.  The word, these, is the plural of this.  It is an adjective that describes specific people, places or things that are near.