Thursday, February 02, 2012

Latest Literacy Work Stations

Here are the five literacy work stations that my students have been rotating through this week:

SYLLABLE CLAPPING

Taking turns, students draw a card from the pile.

Wearing their clapping gloves {98 cent gloves from WalMart} they clap the word to figure out how many syllables it has.


When they have figured out how many syllables are in the word, they put the card on the mat with that correponding number.


The animal picture cards I am using are from Mrs. McKown.


WRITE-STAMP-DECORATE


Students write, stamp, and decorate the newest sight words that we've learned.
 

The write-stamp-decorate page is from Mrs. I.

ACTIVITY PAGES

I found some great winter-themed activity pages that help review colour words and alphabetical order.


The winter colour-by-number pages can be found here.


The winter alphabet dot-to-dots can be found here.


SIGHT WORD BOOK

Our latest sight word booklet is called "The Snowman", from Hubbard's Cupboard.


You can find all the details of my sight word story lesson here.

WRITE THE ROOM

My students keep so busy with this activity! Using clipboards and task sheets, they set out to fill in their forms with words they find around the classroom.


One side of their page has a specific task- they need to find words that have a certain letter in it. The other side of the page is open-ended, where they can print whatever they like!



 

7 comments:

laughinbrunette (Jennifer) said...

Looks awesome! =)
Jennifer
First Grade Blue Skies

Sue said...

Cute Activities :) I like the glove idea....nice way to keep the noise level down.

Sue :)
theverybusykindergarten

Lori said...

Love the syllable gloves! Never thought of that. How fun!
Lori
Conversations in Literacy

Sarah Eager said...

Anita,

Thanks for sharing your Write the Room ideas. My students love Write the Room too but the sheets I use are much more generic. I love that you have a specific purpose/task for yours. I am going to start doing that!!

I'm your newest follower and just starting out in the blogging world!

Sarah :)

theeagerteachers.blogspot.com

Alessia Albanese said...

Hi Anita!

Cute centres! I wanted to e-mail you something but I can't find where I put your e-mail address anywhere! Can you send it to me again? Thanks!

Happy Saturday!

ΡΌ Alessia
Mrs. Albanese’s Kindergarten Class

kindergartenteacher@rogers.com

Simone said...

I'm loving the "clapping gloves." My kids are a little young for teching them syllables just yet, but i gotta find a use for the gloves ... my kiddos love to wear them to school!

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Kaylees Education Studio said...

I loved the idea of the clapping gloves. I've never seen it before and I bet it works great to keep the noise level down.

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