Use these giant letter tiles for a variety of vocabulary and spelling activities.
Print out the letter tiles on colored paper and laminate them to be used again and again.
Ideas of how to use this resource:
- Create a grid on the whiteboard using a variety of letters. Set the timer and have students write down as many words as they can see in the time limit. Students then calculate the word score for each of the words they were able to find in the timeframe.
- Set a grid up on the board and provide your students with the same number of tiles each. Students are required to make words and can keep score using the numbers on the tiles they have used.
- In pairs, students are provided with seven letter tiles each. They need to work together to create as many words as possible in a certain time frame. What is the highest scoring word they can create?
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Common Core Curriculum alignment
Know the spelling-sound correspondences for common consonant digraphs.
Identify words with inconsistent but common spelling-sound correspondences.
Recognize and read grade-appropriate irregularly spelled words.
Read grade-appropriate irregularly spelled words.
Generalize learned spelling patterns when writing words (e.g., cage → badge; boy → boil).
Use words and phrases acquired through conversations, reading and being read to, and responding to texts, including using adjectives and adverbs to describe (e.g., When other kids are happy that makes me happy).
Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate conversational, general academic, and domain-specific words and phrases, including those that signal spatial and temporal relationships (e.g., After dinner that night we went looking for them).
Correctly use frequently confused words (e.g., to, too, two; there, their).*
Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases, including those that signal precise actions, emotions, or states of being (e.g., quizzed, whined, stammered) and that are basic to a particular topic...
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