Saturday, September 12, 2015

Going Crazy for Compound Words!

Hello Friends!

Scarecrow themed writing, word work activities, and mentor texts will excite your young readers and writers.



It's Jennifer here from Stories and Songs in Second,  
here to share a "recycled" post from last fall!  I've marked one of my favorite
seasonal literacy packs down to $1 through Wednesday, Oct. 6th, and I hope
that it will help make your ELA lesson-planning a little easier this week!

Scarecrow themes writing, word work, and mentor texts will get your young readers and writers excited about compound words!


This set of fall-themed compound word activities is sure to help your primary grade students strengthen their vocabulary skills!  Be sure to include these two
picture books in your lesson plans as well!


Scarecrow themed writing and word work activities, as well as mentor texts, will get your young writers and readers excited about compound words.



After reading, brainstorm a class list of favorite compound words for students to reference as they read and write.



Scarecrow-themed word work and writing activities, as well as mentor texts, will get your young readers and writers excited about compound words!



Student partners can also practice building new compound words at a literacy station or 
 use the word part cards in a pocket chart during a whole-group lesson!


Scarecrow-themed word work and writing activities, as well as mentor texts, will get your young readers and writers excited about compound words!

As of 9/13/15, this pack also includes 12 word part cards without the picture clues per
customer request!  Please re-download the file if you already own it!


Scarecrow-themed word work and writing activities, as well as mentor texts, will help your young readers and writers get excited about compound words!

Use these recording sheets to either pre-assess student skills before
your lesson or afterwards as a post-assessment or exit ticket.


Scarecrow-themed word work and writing activities, as well as mentor texts, will help your young readers and writers get excited about compound words!

Extend the lesson and incorporate writing practice by asking students to use the list of compound words, or word lists they've generated on their own, in sentences or stories.


Scarecrow-themed word work and writing activites, along with mentor texts, will get your young readers and writers excited about compound words!



Scarecrow-themed word work and writing activities, along with mentor texts, will get your young readers and writers excited about compound words!



Scarecrow-themed word work and writing activities, along with mentor texts, will get your young readers and writers excited about compound words!



Scarecrow-themed word work and writing activities, along with mentor texts, will get your young readers and writers excited about compound words!


Your students will enjoy being "word detectives" and using context clues
to complete these sentences!


Scarecrow-themed word work and writing activities, along with mentor texts, will help your young readers and writers get excited about compound words.




You will find this great Dollar Deal {HERE} along with many other learning resources designed to make fall learning fun and creative for your students.


Scarecrow-themed word work and writing activities, along with mentor texts, will help your young readers and writers get excited about compound words.


Be sure to grab this companion FREEBIE!  Just add paper lunch bags and you've
got a great choral reading lesson complete with puppets!  Bill Martin's
Barn Dance makes a great companion read aloud as well!


Scarecrow-themed word work and writing activities, along with mentor texts, will help your young readers and writers get excited about compound words!



As always, thanks so much for stopping in to share my story.  Be sure to check out my thematic Pinterest boards!  They are full of more creative ideas for your classroom!  Follow me on Instagram too for pictures from my classroom and more mentor text ideas!

Continue to hold
a song in your heart and teach your children well!

May this autumn be
an awesome one for you!


Scarecrow-themed word work and writing activities, along with mentor texts, will help your young readers and writers get excited about compound words!

Warm Regards,

~Jennifer


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