At the Circus – Lesson 6- Spin a Word

Reading words with “igh” is a lot more fun when you get to play Spin the Word. At the Circus – Lesson 6 I can read words containing “ight”. Objective: To read words containing “igh.” (RF.K.2) Materials: spinner, marker Procedures: Cover an old board...

At the Circus – Lesson 2 – Decoding Words

Playing games makes learning so much fun and adds joy to family time. At the Circus – Lesson 2 I can decode new words.   Objective: To decode new words. (RF.K.2) Materials: poster board, markers, clipart, scissors, glue, dice, animal crackers Procedures:...

At the Circus – Lesson 1 – Learning ou, ow, and oy

Here is a fun way to teach ou, ow and oy using “circus tickets.” At the Circus – Lesson 1 I can identify the sounds of diphthongs:  ou, ow, and oy. Objective: To identify diphthongs: ou, ow, and oy. (RF.K.2) Materials: three circus tents, diphthong...

In the Meadow – Lesson 24 – Decoding Words

Here is a clever way to use craft sticks for decoding words. In the Meadow – Lesson 24  I can read decodable words. Objective: To read decodable words. (RF.K.3) Materials: craft sticks, marker Procedures: Place two craft sticks together lengthwise and touching...

In the Meadow – Lesson 17 – Decoding Words

This sensory jar is a fun way to practice decoding words, especially when there are insects hiding! In the Meadow – Lesson 17 I can decode words. Objective: To decode words. (RF.K.3) Materials: plastic jar, grass seeds, plastic insects, small slips of cardstock,...