Photo credit: Sight Words The website sightwords.com has several games that they suggest for helping students learn sight words. Here is a list with links for more information for each game: Fishing Bingo Snakes & Ladders (A variation on the game Chutes & Ladders) Memory Go Fish Donkey (A variation on the game Old Maid) […]
Photo credit: Sight Words Here are several teaching strategies for teaching readers about sight words. These are the most frequently used words in the English Language, as well as phonemically irregular words. Save
Photo credit: Sight Words Dr. Edward Fry developed a list of 1,000 words that helps readers quickly read 90% of all words found in books and on the internet. Hopefully, students can master 100 words during 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grade. The last 700 words are to be divided between 4th and 5th grade. Sight […]
Photo credit: roomrecess.com Sight Word Smash is a great way for students to practice identifying sight words. Sight words are a combination of frequently used words, and phonetically irregular words (do not follow the basic rules of phonics). These are words that readers should be able to recognize at first glance, without decoding them. This […]
Photo credit: roomrecess.com Vowel Ace is a fun way to practice determining whether words have short or long vowel sounds. As a pilot, you shoot at pipes with propellers, or drop bombs on boulders. However, I do like that targets are not living organisms. Disclaimer: this game requires Flash. Save Save Save Save
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Practice building words with syllables with this fun free app on the Apple App Store. 7 Little Words is challenging and addicting.
Photo credit: roomrecess.com Pizzeria Parlor is a fun game to play to practice fractions. As a former business owner, I like that students get to practice owning their own pizzeria. The better they use the skills that they learned in school, the higher their profits go. Disclaimer: this game requires Flash. Save
Photo credit: roomrecess.com Freddy Football is a fun game to practice arithmetic and integers. As the player runs down the field, the other team’s players try to tackle the receiver. To remove the other players, click on the football with the correct answer that corresponds to the equation next to the closest opponent. Disclaimer: This […]
Photo credit: Flocabulary Cooking With Nouns is a sample of one of the hip-hop songs created to teach educational content. This is not the best representation of their work. However, they also offer the following samples, which many of which are much better examples: How The Nervous System Works – Science Types of Rocks – […]