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63 resources with the concept decoding words

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Phoneme Challenge

For Teachers K - 1st
This phonemic awareness game is very similar to the classic card game war; partners divide picture cards, each taking half (included). They place one card face-up at a time and segment the phonemes aloud. Whoever has the most phonemes...
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Lesson 17 - Adding Suffixes That Change Base Words' Finally to I

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
If it ends in a y, change the y to i when adding a suffix like -ness, -ly, or fy. The final lesson in the Word Recognition and Fluency series of 17 explains when to change the final letter in a base word to i before adding a suffix....
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Lesson 14 - Consonant-Le Syllables

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
The consonant-le syllable may appear in the word idle, but it is anything but dull. An informative lesson plan introduces words containing the consonant-le syllable. Using guided instruction, learners discover how to break words...
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Lesson 13 - Multisyllabic Word Reading

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
One- and two-syllable words may flow from the tongue with ease, but longer words, such as department and volcano, feel like tongue twisters. Scaffolded instruction explains how to break words into their individual syllables, and then...
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Lesson 12 - Ed Suffix with Unchanging Base Words

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Understanding different verb tenses begins with knowing how to decode words. A lesson plan on the -ed suffix with unchanging base words introduces readers to the past tense. Teachers present the skill with oral reading and spelling...
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Lesson 11 - Affixes with Unchanging Base Words

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Adding an affix to a word sometimes changes its meaning, just like magic. Using 11th of 17 lessons in the Word Recognition and Fluency series, readers become vocabulary magicians, learning to form and decode words that contain common...
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Dolch Sight Words Flash Cards

For Students Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Provide high-frequency word practice with a set of 220 flashcards. The cards feature Dolch sight words that span across pre-kindergarten through third grade. 
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Essential Reading Strategies for the Struggling Reader

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Beneficial for beginning readers, struggling readers, and those in need of review, a set of language arts activities is a great addition to any foundational reading unit. Focusing on phonological awareness, fluency, instructional...
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Planning Support and Sample Lesson

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Give guided reading lesson plans a makeover with a sample lesson plan designed to meet the needs of your early readers. The sample lesson is divided into three sections: before, during, and after reading. The model then extends to a...
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All Together Now: Extra Support Lessons (Theme 1)

For Teachers 1st Standards
All Together Now is the theme of this series of extra support lessons. The collection aids the instruction of blending sounds and reading high-frequency words through writing and reading sentences. Support also engages pupils in...
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Going to the Movies (Basic Code Sentences)

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Take a pretend trip to the movies with a series of basic code sentences. Images of movie tickets, popcorn buckets, and movie cameras award learners varying amounts of points for each sentence that they can successfully read.
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Pyramid Words

For Students K - 2nd Standards
Sometimes it helps struggling readers to see that all words are just letters strung together. Use a pyramid word activity to guide kids through writing out an entire word by adding one letter at a time on the spaces provided.
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Ways to Practice Words at Home

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Looking for more ways to practice writing words? A list of 27 strategies will engage learners of any level. Kids can choose between writing their words in peanut butter, criss-crossing them with words that share common letters, and...
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Painting Sentences

For Teachers 1st - 4th Standards
Paint with the colors of reading! Learners in special education classes or mainstream classes practice decoding basic and advanced code with a series of sentences on paint blobs. Once they read the sentence, learners cover one spot on...
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Take Me Out to the Ballgame Card Game

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
Buy me some peanuts and cracker jack! Inspire some competition between your learners with a baseball-themed reading game. Players take turns reading as many words as they can, and once they reach a card they can't read, they tally up...
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Word Wall Pizza

For Students K - 3rd Standards
Learning can be as satisfying as a delicious piece of pizza. Have kids write the words from a sight word list on the crusts of each slice of pizza, and when they hear their sight word, they can color in the matching pepperoni.
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Second and Third Grade Explicit Phonics Intervention

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd Standards
Support all young learners on their journey to literacy with this five-lesson reading intervention unit. Following a clearly outlined format, each lesson first engages children in practicing their phonemic awareness and phonics skills...
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Second-Grade Comprehension-Based Intervention

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Help your youngsters find meaning in the text they read with this series of five intervention lessons. Offering explicit, step-by-step instructions for walking children through shared readings of leveled books, these...
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Second-Grade Explicit Intervention

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Unfortunately, not all students learn to read at the same pace, but with the help of this resource, you can ensure that they all receive the support they need to reach this important goal. Comprised of short literacy activities, these...
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Flower Building Long Vowel Game

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Reading can be as lovely as a walk through the garden! Sets of flowers host words that share long vowel sounds, which kids match to the correct flowerpots.
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Teacher Templates

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Letter by letter, sound by sound, monitor the growth of your emergent readers with these assessment templates. Adaptable to the needs of individual students, these one-on-one assessments focus on children's ability to identify letters...
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Phonics Monkey Worksheet

For Students K - 2nd Standards
As fun as a barrel of monkeys, a simple coloring worksheet engages children in developing their reading skills. Made up of a picture of two monkeys with words printed in different sections of the image, young readers must correctly color...
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Wide Mouthed Frog Memory or Wide Mouthed Frog Sight Word Game

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
How appropriate is playing a game of memory to help children memorize their sight words! Offering fun frog-themed flash cards and instructions for playing two different sight word games, this would make a great addition to the resource...
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Alphabetic Understanding, Phonics, and Spelling

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Have your youngsters reading in no time with with collection of literacy activities and lessons. Starting with a basic understanding of the alphabet, this unit progressively builds students' phonemic awareness and ability to decode and...