READING – PHONICS Grades K-2

Phonics is the foundation to mastering reading skills.

              Pick Your Word Menu



Computer Letters  

Type each of your words on a computer 2 times each. Print it out and underline any words that have more than one syllable.

Rainbow Words  

Write your words using markers. Try to follow the rainbow order of colors: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and purple.
Sugar Words    

 Use your finger to write your words in a dish of sugar, sand or shaving cream! Have fun! .
Picture It!  
 
Choose 6 of your words. Draw pictures to illustrate them. Write the word underneath each picture.
Words in Words

  Write ten of your words. Now for each word try to write two more words that can be spelled using the letters in that word.
Popsicle Words

Grab some popsicle sticks (or sticks of some sort ie, toothpicks, Q-tips, pencils, straws etc.) to spell your words. When you are done, choose three words and write or type a sentence for each.
 Doodle Words  
Write your words using doodles to show what each word means. When you are done, put a * by your favorite doodle word.

 Silly Sentences   Create a silly sentence for each word. Can you turn a silly sentence into a tongue twister by starting each word with the same letter?
   Print Words
To spell each word, cut out the letters from a magazine, catalog, or newspaper and glue them onto another piece of paper.
Phonics Fun Complete one of the activities on https://www.ixl.com/ela/phonics       Sort Your Words   Sort your words by deciding on the categories. Be sure to label your sort. Can you sort them more than one way?
Word Hunt
See how many of your words you can find during your weekly reading. Write them down along with the title of the book you found them in.

 As you complete an activity, use a crayon to color the box to show that you have finished it.

**Any activity that asks for writing can be typed instead**

                                    Word Menu

Each week, it is suggested that you complete at least 2 of the boxes. Once you have finished, use a crayon to color the box to show you have finished it.    Most importantly, enjoy yourself and have fun! 

               Date   Check Off
     Monday  
     Tuesday  
   Wednesday  
    Thursday  






*Suggested (optional):

  • 3 in a row & 1 random
  • 3 diagonally & 1 random
  • 4 down
  • 4 corners

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ADDITIONAL READINGS:

TEST TAKING STRATEGIES

TEACH READING – COMPREHENSION LESSON #1 PROBLEM & SOLUTION

TEACH READING – COMPREHENSION LESSON #2 PREDICTIONS

TEACH READING – COMPREHENSION LESSON #3 THE CHARACTERS

TEACH READING – COMPREHENSION LESSON # 4 THE SETTING

QUICK GUIDE – SUGGESTED SCHEDULE FOR TEACHING AT HOME

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