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Prefixes

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
Provide an opportunity for scholars to play around with words. They start with 12 root words and add prefixes to them to create new ones. There are five prefixes here, and learners list the new words beside each. Consider reviewing the...
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Poems: Identifying Patterns

For Students 3rd Standards
Here is a great activity that contains two short poems to compare and contrast. Children will read each poem out loud and then complete three comparative analysis questions which focus on rhyme, structure, and language. Note: The...
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Football Spelling

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Third graders play a football spelling game where two teams spell words and gain yardage for each correctly spelled word. This clever spelling game will be highly motivational for your class! Each team gains ten yards every time they...
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What's in a Name?

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Combine art and word analysis in a lesson about genus and species. Elementary children sleuth out the meaning of scientific names for a number of shark species using a prefix and suffix definition chart. They then draw an image of the...
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Back to School Fun

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
Here is a decent word search that asks participants to find ten "school words," and also has them place those words in alphabetical order. Additionally, they must unscramble versions of the words. This word search has more educational...
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Multisyllabic Puzzle

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd Standards
Youngsters construct words. In this multi-syllabic words lesson, they put words together that have multiple syllables. They work in small groups to write words on sentence strips, cut them apart, and put them back together! This lesson...
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Prefix/Suffix: Build a Word

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd Standards
You've never seen Chutes and Ladders like this; scholars review prefix and suffix examples as they move along the game board. Small groups get a deck of six cards with given prefixes and suffixes and a number on each card. The...
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More Spelling Patterns

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
Pass the time...creating rhymes! Writers connect rhyming words  with -ough in them, writing them as rhyming pairs. Next, they put their poetic skills to the test by applying the words in rhyming couplets. There is an example here and...
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Split Suffixes

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Make new words by adding suffixes to word beginnings. There are four suffixes here: -ible, -able, -ive, and -ion. After using them to complete five given words, they use their vocabulary skills to apply the suffixes to words they think...
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Spelling Patterns

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Assist your class in identifying spelling patterns and irregular spellings. You write a series of words on the board, and have the kids tell you how they are alike and different. They then work in pairs to complete a spelling challenge...
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Muddles Doubles!

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
These compound words are all mixed up! Learners examine eight words that need to be reorganized, writing the correct words on this instructional activity. Next, they think up some compound words of their own. Finally, learners complete...
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Tricky Sounds - ough

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd Standards
The "ough" blend produces many different sounds. For instance, this blend can result in a "ow," "off," "owe," or "uff" sound. This presentation shows learners what those sounds are. Examples are given, and learners practice using this...
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A Field of Beans

For Teachers 1st - 4th Standards
Beans, or legumes as they are sometimes called, are the topic for an integrated multi-subject lesson. Youngsters will read, write, observe, and research everything there is to know about beans. They read a bean story, conduct a bean...
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Garden Grid

For Teachers 2nd - 6th Standards
Basically, your class reads about different garden plants from an included handout and seed packets that you provide, and then uses a grid to plan out where to place the plants. They can practice counting with the seeds, grouping,...
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Agriculture is a Cycle

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
What do a bicycle and the life cycle have in common? Cover this and more with the series of cross-curricular activities included in this plan. Learners do everything from making bracelets that represent the life cycle to checking out the...
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Just Lookin' For a Home

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
What is a boll weevil? Your class can find out that and more by following the activities included here. Pupils read an article, sing a boll weevil song, add to the song with their own original lyrics, illustrate the song, study the...
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Back to the Farm

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Read up on farming and ranching and connect this information to your learners' lives. After reading, send class members home to fill out a family tree and trace their family history, focusing on farming and ranching backgrounds. Once...