Tag: phonics

CVCe Packet {SUPER E!}

I think this might be my favorite unit so far… {do I say that every time?} I am so excited to show you my latest unit… CVCe Activities: SUPER E!! I created this unit after I realized a few of my students didn’t quite have this skill down. I have created a super

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consonant digraphs

Hello friends! I have another unit for you… all thanks to HIGH WINDS! Yep. High winds. School on Thursday and Friday were cancelled due to high winds (100mph) and I am not complaining one bit.  My house is still standing and I got a four day weekend out of it.

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do you know when to add “-s” or “-es”?

Along with learning about “y” endings replaced with “-ies”, we are also learning about adding “-es” to words. To help my students remember the rules associated with this phonics skill, I made this anchor chart: Click the picture above to download!

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a phonics unit: “y” ending replaced with “ies”

I had one little girl say to me this week: Mrs. Lindsey, this is my favorite-est characters you have made!  I designed this unit to teach my students about “y” ending plural words. For Example: baby –> babies After creating these letter characters, I told my students that poor old “Y”

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Mr. Fly! (Long /i/ Sound Spelled “Y”)

Raise your hand if you love Fly Guy!! My students are nuts about this little character and these books don’t stay on our book shelves for long. Fly Guy books are great for teaching about the long /i/ sound spelled ‘Y’ (For example: fly, sky, my). Last week we learned

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When Do You Double the Final Consonant?

We have been learning a lot about word endings lately (-ed and -ing).  Last week, one of my students asked…  “Mrs. Erickson, why do some words double the letter?”   For example: run –> running swim –> swimming skip –> skipped To teach my students the rule for doubling the final

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sup-ER-hero unit is posted!

This unit might just be my favorite one so far… Clipart By: JW Illustrations This unit is designed to teach students about “-er” and “-est” word endings. You can get 10% OFF all items from TpT through this Saturday, April 9th!  Use Promo Code: A3F9D

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sup-ER-heroes (a phonics unit) giveaway! – CLOSED

Have I mentioned before how much I am L.O.V.I.N.G. my Spring Break? Relaxing and hanging out in my PJs all day has inspired me to create these little superheroes: These guys will help teach my students about adding “-er” and “-est” to the end of words. The actual superheroes are “-er” because they are

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clowning around (teaching ou & ow)

Last week we learned about the letter pairs “ou” and ow” (example: found, clown).  My students had a lot of fun with these clown activities and they loved the silly clown posters! You can purchase this unit at my TpT store. I am one lucky girl. I work at a really great

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Inflectional Word Endings (-ed, -ing)

Last week we learned about word endings (-s, -ed, -ing). My students had a lot of fun with these activities and they loved the “ed” and “ing” posters I made for them. The “-ing” poster has young kids on it, because when words end with “-ing” it means it is

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phonics: double OO

Last week we learned about the double /oo/ sound… (example: good, book, cook). This is such a hard one to remember, because it isn’t an actual vowel sound. Instead, it sounds like a muscle man flexing his huge muscles. That’s why I called in the big guns. My big/younger brother, Mr. Cody,

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compound words

You know you’re a nerd when you get excited about words. I am a nerd. I was excited to teach compound words. Rain/bow. Cup/cake. Butter/fly. What isn’t to love? To teach my students about these lovely word pairs, we made a HUGE list of all the compound words we could

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we’re A E I O U…

Have you heard that cute song from the Leap Frog – Talking Words DVD? If you haven’t you need to! I had my students watch it to review letter sounds. It has a cute little song for vowels that goes like this: We’re A-E-I-O-U, We’re the vowels!  We’re the glue, To

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POW! A Zeno Sight Word Game

This FREE activity takes regular, boring flashcards and turns them into a fun, competitive game. Your students won’t even realize they are learning!