Learning Words Magically!
Do your students need some help with words ending in silent or “magic” e?
Do they like to add that special letter to make up new words, but you don’t have the time to make up a worksheet for them?
I’ve got two Magic e packets that will really help out.
The 28-page Magic e Packet includes an alphabetical word list with 102 magic e words + the traceable word cards, activities and an anchor chart.
Since the Dolch Word Bingo Bonanza packets have been such hot downloads, I decided to spend some time making up “magic e” bingo cards too.
There are 30 different cards (a class set) for 102 words.
If your students are like mine, they LOVE playing games.
Let's face it, learning is simply more fun that way.
The more you immerse children with these words, the more familiar they become, ‘til finally the light bulb goes on all the while they’re enjoying themselves.
Click on the link and let the magic begin!
Do you have a magic e activity you'd like to share? I'd enjoy hearing from you firstname.lastname@example.org, or feel free to leave a comment here, especially if you use one of my ideas.
Thanks in advance for taking the time to share and feel free to PIN anything you feel other teachers may find helpful as well!
Thanks for stopping. I hope you can pop back tomorrow for some more tips.
I think anchor charts serve a number of valuable purposes.
They are a quick reminder of facts; they assist students in visualizing a concept; they help children understand parts of a whole; a good one is concise; generic charts can help jump start students’ thoughts + they make great and practical decorations for your classroom.
I’ve designed several that involve a variety of subjects: reading strategies, vowel, coin, magic e, flat shape POSTERS, candy and 3-D shape posters, an ABC Dolch sight word list, blends, ending the confusion of b and d, alphabetical word-letter sounds, long & short vowels and how to ask a question, to name just a few.
Click on the links to view/download them.
I have a “to do” list of about a dozen more that are in the works, so stop by often. There’s at least 2 new things posted every day!
I wanted to design one where students could make their own mini version to help reinforce the lesson.
The Very Hungry Caterpillar is an all-time favorite of my students and perfect for a spring anchor chart that helps students recall the various parts of a book.
This one includes a teacher’s poster and a mini template for students to label.
To add the artwork, simply have students make a pencil line of the caterpillar’s body and fill it in my dipping their index finger in the various colors of paint and then making prints on the line.
If you don't want to use paint, stamp pads work well too. Baballa uses sponges soaked in paint to make the perfect fingerprints and avoid big blobs.
The picture on the right is from her site. Click on the link to check out her other "muy lindo" ideas.
Add details with markers when the paint dries.
Click on the link to view/download Parts Of A Book Anchor Chart
Need some more anchor charts?
Ms. M's Blog is throwing a Linky Party featuring anchor charts for K-2nd grade. Click on the link if you’d like to check it out.
Be sure and pop back tomorrow for more fun tips for springtime (although, here in Michigan, Mother Nature is having some sort of identity crisis.
(She can’t seem to make up her mind whether it’s spring, summer or winter again…sometime all in the same day!)