Zap It.a game I learned in grad school. Put high frequency words on sticks (these are foam sticks) and write zap it on a few sticks. The kids pull sticks from a container and read the words. If someone gets Zap It, all of the sticks go back in the bin
What a good idea :: Laminated for a literacy station. This is from a great site by a former elementary teacher turned home school mom. All of her activities and ideas are based around Common Core Standards
Phonics 1 Phonics/Alphabet Baskets Sorting Activity (from The Imagination Tree) Make baskets with objects that sound like a specific letter. Give the students a basket and let them practice their phonics skills by naming the objects.
My daughter is too old for the letter matching task, but love the idea of the clothes-pins. Going to make more complicated, teen-friendly game and use the clothes-pin instead. They would be great for her fine-motor skills and hand strength.
LOVE this idea. Never thought of using pom poms.how much quieter.and love her worksheet to record words.although a journal at the station would be great too and use her worksheet graphic as the front cover.
spelling For this spelling activity the teacher writes a word on the chalkboard and the students write over it with a paint brush and water. This helps the students get familiar with spelling words and helps them practice writing them.