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Orchard Ridge Elementary: Literacy Activities

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Literacy Games

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Sounds in Words

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PHONEMIC AWARENESS SKILL GAMES

Students can practice phonemic awareness skills here. Learn more about phonemic awareness.

Sight Words

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Other Reading Websites:

http://professorgarfield.org/

Read and write comic books. There are also games.

 

Phonic and Word Sort Games

·         Construct a Word

http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/construct/

Construct-a-Word provides a simple, engaging way for students to generate dozens of different words by first choosing an ending (for example -an, -ed, -at, -op) and then adding a beginning letter or blend. When a correct word is created, the word is stored in a Word Bank where students can read and review their words. 

 

 

·         Word Family Sort

http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/student-interactives/word-family-sort-30052.html

 

This online activity helps students recognize word patterns by having them sort a series of words into short-vowel word families.

 

 

·         Word Wizard

http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/student-interactives/word-wizard-30002.html

 

Word Wizard uses themes from four popular U.S. children's books to create word puzzles that students solve by unscrambling letters and considering related clues.

 

 

·         ABC Match

http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/student-interactives/match-30064.html

 

ABC Match is a game that has students practice letter-recognition fluency while honing their memories. Students match initial letters with pictures, playing either with a timer or without.

 

 

·         Puzzle Me Words

http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/student-interactives/puzzle-words-30819.html

 

Puzzle Me Words is a fun, educational game for primary students that reinforces letter sounds and how sounds combine to form words (http://www.readwritethink.org).”

 

 

Vocabulary and Spelling Sites:

 

·         PBS KIDS:  Vocabulary

http://pbskids.org/games/vocabulary/

PBS Kids had a large bibliography of fun vocabulary games.

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PBS KIDS:  Spelling

http://pbskids.org/games/spelling/

PBS Kids had a large bibliography of fun spelling games.

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Spelling Practice:

http://www.abcya.com/dolch_sight_word_spelling.htm

Listen to the word the dragon speaks. Click and drag the letters to spell the word correctly. Press 'hint" to see how the word is spelled or press "skip" to go to another word.

 

·         VocabuarlySpellingCity.com

http://www.spellingcity.com/

Enter in your own spelling list and practice your words.  This site also has educational games to choose from.

 

Sight Words:

·         Sight Word Recognition

http://www.abcya.com/sight_words_recognition.htm

Listen to the sight words and jump to them. 

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Orchard Ridge Elementary School
5602 Russett Road
Madison WI 53711

608-492-2017 text/mobile