A word of the day worksheet with a variety of tasks to give context and meaning to a word.
Use this worksheet as a whole class activity where every student is given the same word. Alternatively, individualize the worksheet by getting students to pick their own words out of their writing.
The worksheet includes:
- use the word in a sentence
- breaking up the phonemes
- part of speech
- rhyming words.
Common Core Curriculum alignment
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 1 reading and content, choosing flexibly from an array of strategies.
Use sentence-level context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
Use glossaries and beginning dictionaries, both print and digital, to determine or clarify the meaning of words and phrases.
Demonstrate understanding of spoken words, syllables, and sounds (phonemes).
Isolate and pronounce initial, medial vowel, and final sounds (phonemes) in spoken single-syllable words.
Segment spoken single-syllable words into their complete sequence of individual sounds (phonemes).
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