Mrs. Kestner's &nb
Third Grade is Unique
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School Calendar 2016-2017
High Frequency Words
Reading Strategies Poem
Reading With Your Child
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Interactive Language Art Resources
Improving Math Skills
Becoming a Writer
Smartboard Activities at Home
Science and SS
Common Core Standards
Find the Reading Level of Books
30 Ways to Practice Your Spelling Words
Silly sentences -Use all your words in ten sentences
Picture words - Draw a picture and write your words in the picture.
Words without Vowels - Write your words replacing all vowels with a line.
Words without Consonants - Same as above but replace consonants with lines.
Story words - Write a short story using all your words.
Scrambled words -Write your words, then write them again with the letters mixed up.
Wordsearch -Make a wordsearch with a friend, then trade and solve.
Surround words - Write your words on graph paper and outline in colors.
Ransom words - Write your words by cutting out letters in a newspaper or magazine and glue them on a paper.
Words-in-words - Write your word and then write at least 2 words made from each.
Delicious words - Write your words in whipped cream, peanut butter,or anything you can eat!
Good Clean Words -Write your words in shaving cream on a counter or some other surface that can be cleaned safely.
Dirty Words - Write your words in mud or sand.
Pasta Words - Write your words by arranging alphabet pasta or Alphabits. Glue on paper or bring me a note from a parent and do on a table or counter at home.
Reversed words - Write your words in ABC order -backwards!
3D words - Use modeling clay rolled thinly to make your words. Bring a note if done at home.
Create an activity - Can you think of a fun way to do your spelling activities? Try it out!
Magazine words - Use an old magazine or newspaper and find your word. Cut it out and glue it on paper.
Cheer your words - Pretend you are a cheerleader and call out your words! (We will do this as a group activity.) Sometimes you'll yell, sometimes you'll whisper!
Sound Words - Use a tape recorder and record your words and their spelling. Then listen to your tape, checking to see that you spelled all the words correctly.
X Words - Write two words having one common letter so they criss-cross.
Other Handed - If you are right-handed, write with your left, or vice versa.
Choo-Choo Words - Write the entire list end-to-end as one long word, using different colors of crayon or ink for different words.
Telephone Words - Translate your words into numbers from a telephone keypad.
Flash-writing - In a darkened room, use a flashlight to draw letters in the air.
Newspaper Words - Search a newspaper page from top to bottom, circling each letter of a word as you find it.
Popsicles - Make words using popsicle sticks.
Secret Agent Words - Number the alphabet from 1 to 26, then convert your words to a number code.
Etch-A-Word - Use an Etch-A-Sketch to write your words.
Morse Code - Convert your words to Morse Code
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