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Personal WORD WALLS

September 11, 2015 No Comments

Personal WORD WALLS

September 11, 2015 No Comments

I love that my young writers are eager to spell correctly. They are no longer satisfied with using inventive spelling. However, their young age makes using a dictionary quite intimidating. So how is a teacher able to support conventional spelling during writer’s workshop? What do you do when you hear, “How do you spell…?”

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My solution is a personal word wall! It is simple, customized, and handy. Whenever a student would like to know how to spell a word, they bring up their folder. Either you or the child writes the word in the appropriate section. As the word collection increases, the child can refer to their folder during writing time.

Making a personal word wall is easy! Just print the two pages and glue into a file folder  or folded piece of 12″x 18″ construction paper. Add the child’s name to the tab, and you’re done!!

I love these so much, that I made them in different themes.

 

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This Sweet Shoppe theme includes two different cover options for the outside of the folder.

 

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Here is a farm themed word collector.

 

 

 

 

 

 

How about some forest friends?

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Then I had some Oceans of Fun with this one!

 

 

 

 

PersonalWordWallKIDSlpage1I also love this Writer’s Rock theme.

 

So, are you ready to try this with your class? Just click on any photo to download it from  The Literacy Garden.

 

 

 

 

Alison Monk

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Welcome! I'm Alison Monk, a primary teacher with a passion for creating educational materials that engage kids and teachers love! I hope this blog encourages and inspires you. I'm so glad you are here! Read More

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