Students will be given differentiated word sorts and will be assessed by the teacher once every two weeks. The students' spelling schedule is as follows:
- On Mondays, students will create personal spelling cards using words provided by the teacher. Teachers will demonstrate how students sort their words based on the "rule". Students will also be given 3 differentiated sight words to practice sorting for the remainder of the week.
Students will take a picture of their words in order to practice them at home. Below are a few examples of engaging activities to help your child practice!* Writing words with Playdough* Painting words*Spelling City App*Magnetic ABC App* Writing Wizard App* Using Dot paint pens to spell the words* Write letters on legos and allow child to build their words* Write a funny story using spelling AND sight words.
- Students will choose from several different strategies to practice their sight words and spelling words throughout week two. On Friday, students will be assessed using sentence dictation.