Thanks so much to all of you who shared your ideas at our After School linky last week! We love seeing your learning ideas, and you can be sure that I’ll return to previous link-ups when choosing features for future posts. This week, as we come to the end of 2013, your After School Linky hosts have worked together to create some great resources for you… our top posts across the curriculum!
I’m sharing our best activities for teaching spelling. We hope you’ll look through our features, pin your favorites, and link up again at our next linky on January 6.
Learn where to begin teaching spelling in this post – and check out the rest of my 5-part series on teaching spelling with word study.
Learn more about this beginning spelling activity from What Do We Do All Day?
Get this free game that can be played with any word list - even between kids with two different sets of words – from This Reading Mama.
You can find a number of free, versatile spelling games at my site too — like this spelling game for Fall.
Get this great game for teaching vowels and consonants from Boy Mama Teacher Mama.
Print my free spelling dictionary (two versions!) so your young writers can store their spellings in one place.
You can use this sight word activity with glass gems to teach spelling words — from The Educators’ Spin On It.
Check out this fun game for spelling practice (Popcorn Spelling!) from Relentlessly Fun, Deceptively Educational
Get this wonderful spelling resource sheet (free!) from This Reading Mama.
Learn about a fun way to make spelling words from Mama Smiles.
We love this free game for spelling short vowel words from This Reading Mama.
Be sure to visit the other hosts of our After School Linky — they’ll be sharing our best activities in other subject areas!
As the other hosts share their round-ups, you’ll be able to click on the button to bring you to their site.
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