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185 resources with the keyterm decoding

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Frederick Douglass, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass an American Slave, Written by Himself

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Foster reader confidence when encountering complex text and reinforce the skills readers have acquired to build and extend their understanding of text. The plan uses a section of Douglass’ narrative as an exemplar text. Directions for...
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Word Steps

For Teachers K - 1st Standards
Blending basic CVC letters to make words is one of the first steps to independent reading. Provided here are several images of stairs and several letters to cut and arrange. The learner rearranges the letters to form CVC patterns, sounds...
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Word Walls for Intermediate Grades

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Have you ever wondered how to create a successful word wall? The first two pages of this document highlight the positive benefits for having a word wall. There's also a section that presents the word wall routine which presents how and...
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Word Walls for Primary Grades

For Teachers K - 3rd
Every elementary classroom should have a word wall! It reinforces new vocabulary words and their correct spelling! The teacher is given a daily word wall routine that has learners read, chant, and write words. Rhyme and vocabulary...
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Base Words

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
A presentation on how to determine base words, prefixes, suffixes, and how to use decoding strategies is here for you. Pupils are given a lot of information and clues on how to decode words that are unfamiliar to them. Two of the slides...
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Fun With Fluency

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Practice reading with fluency by blending words together. To start, prepare flash cards with pseudowords on them (words that can be pronounced but have no real meaning), and work with the class to sound out the words using known...
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Reading Strategies for Decoding Tricky Words

For Teachers K - 2nd
Help primary school pupils learn valuable reading strategies. As they choral read a poster or big book, they predict covered words and learn various reading strategies for figuring out an unknown word. This will help them gain an...
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Spelling Skills: Two Syllable Words and Consonant Blends

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Need some great spelling practice for your elementary learners? Your young spellers read and spell a list of words, identify their meaning, write sentences with the words, and fill in the missing letters for each incomplete word. If...
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Speed Racers

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
A review of decoding words is incorporated in a discussion on reading with expression in order to increase fluency. The teacher gives several book options for readers to practice smooth and inflected reading, giving a short book talk on...
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Different Types of Writing

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
What type of writing is this? Learners read a brief introduction to various types of text: instructions, explanations, poems, folk tales, novels, informative, and arguments. The introduction doesn't explain these, so consider going over...
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Reading Comprehension: David Copperfield

For Students 4th Standards
Good worksheets are hard to find, but you found one! Your class reads an excerpt from the classic, David Copperfield. They answer four comprehension questions and explore context to complete eight fill-in-the-blank vocabulary words. The...
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New Words: Make a Conservation Dictionary

For Students 4th Standards
Gosh dictionaries are great, and your class gets to make one of their own. They look up and write down the dictionary definition to nine words related to conservation and pollution prevention. They list their words alphabetically for...
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A Digraph A Word

For Teachers K - 1st
Learners who have mastered basic pre-reading skills can move on with this emergent reading activity. They view a series of images, then choose digraphs, consonants, and vowels to spell out the name of the object on each card. Tip: This...
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Make a Word

For Teachers K - 1st Standards
This reading activity can be used at a learning center or suggested to parents for reading reinforcement at home. Little learners place a picture card on a magnetic board, they say the name of the object on the card, then sift through...
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Letter Cube Blending

For Teachers K - 1st Standards
Emergent readers use a letter cube to identify, blend, and make words. They roll each of the three letter cubes, mark down the letters they rolled, then blend the letter sounds together to make a word. They record each word on a...
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Digraph Delight

For Teachers K - 1st
There are three spinners to use in this phonic activity. Spinner one contains digraphs, spinner two contains, vowels, and spinner three contains consonants. Learners spin each of the spinners, write down the letters they got, blend them...
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Three-In-One

For Teachers K - 1st Standards
Here is a really cool activity that builds early reading and writing skills while allowing learners to differentiate between real and nonsense words. They use the provided pack of alphabet cards to construct basic cvc words. In addition,...
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Write On and On

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Middle school writers visit the persuasive essay. Sixth, seventh, and eighth graders consider their target audience and ways to influence their decisions by using specific language. Then they read a controversial essay on child abuse,...
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Vowel Stars

For Teachers K - 1st Standards
Phonics is a great tool to teach both reading and writing. Learners are given a star, each star contains a c_c form in the center and vowels on each tip. They use the vowels to fill in the blank between the consonants making a simple cvc...
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Lights, Camera, and Action!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
These activities center around acting out a play to help create fluent readers who use expression and emotion. As readers work through the play the first time, they also practice decoding strategies. In small groups of four, they then...
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Magic E: Decoding/Encoding With CVC & CVCE

For Teachers 1st
Elementary learners improve their reading and spelling skills by better understanding the relationship of the decoding and encoding processes as they apply them to one-syllable words. After a lecture/demo, 1st graders practice using a...
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Phonics lesson for -ew and -oo

For Teachers 1st Standards
First graders identify letters and sounds associated with -ew and -oo sounds. Each learner receives a stack of cards containing these sounds, and they must determine whether the word uses the -ew or the -oo sound. This could easily...
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A Kit for Kim: Practice Decoding Words

For Teachers K - 1st
Practice decoding words with this plan. Learners read A Kit for Kim, retell the story in their own words, and review sight words related to the story. To assess reading comprehension, learners cut out story illustrations and place them...
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Using Picture Cues to Read Unknown Words

For Teachers K Standards
Help readers identify new words. Learners will use illustrations in the story From Head to Toe by Eric Carle to help them with unknown words. As they read new vocabulary words, they will use pictures on the imbedded worksheet to discover...