Teaching resources for teachers of the first three years of school!
What’s in a name? Teaching phonics, syllabification, and more!
Strategies that can be implemented using children’s names to demonstrate their knowledge of letters and sounds and fine motor coordination.
This resource aims to spark curiosity about words and spelling in English, creating a culture of thinking, wondering, researching and seeing connection within the spelling and meaning of written words.
Try going outside to find small sticks, stones or leaves to make the letters in your child’s name. See link for an example.
Make some pastry with your child and form letters from her name to bake…and then eat.
Play “guess whose name I’m going to say, it starts with the sound ‘d’”. See if your child can match the sound to the printed letter.
This short clip is a fun way to engage children in learning about vowels.
Use a matrix to record a student's progress through the complexity of engaging in learning.
I have heard of this word
I can read this word
I can spell this word
I can tell an adult what this word means
I can use this word in my writing