Monday, August 1, 2016

1st Grade Harcourt Storytown Spelling Activities

I don't teach first grade, but my school-bestie does and she asked me to create a weekly HW booklet to send home for her kids to practice spelling homework with. Of course I said I would love to! Okay, I'll admit it, though. I had an ulterior motive... if I could train the first graders to do homework a certain way, when they got to second grade (and used the Spelling Tic-Tac-Toe Boards I created for my kids) they would already know how to do some of the activities.

Every Monday they will write their words 3 times each. Unlike the boards, these words are already written and give kids a clear, concise space to do so. Also, the clipart is adorable ;-)

The activities vary from week to week otherwise, so kids won't get bored and feisty. Here are a couple examples: