Sound Waves Spelling 3/8/12
Sound Waves gives you the opportunity to extend fast finishers and keep them busy with a wide variety of activities. Here are several ideas for quick, simple activities that will keep students engaged and learning as they apply their spelling skills.
Some units in the student book include a challenge. Let your fast finishers know they can tackle the challenge after they complete the other student book activities.
The Sound Waves Teaching Resources includes a range of BLM games – such as match up games and board games – in every unit. Download these BLMs at the start of the year and cut and laminate them as required. Store these games on a shelf or in a box in your classroom and allow students to access them when they complete their work.
There are many ways students can use the Extension Words available for every sound unit. For example:
Next time you hear a student say, ‘I’m finished. What can I do now?’ remember that you have a variety of Sounds Waves Spelling activities that will keep them busy, engaged and extended all at the same time.
Sound Waves Spelling
Every year, hundreds of children who have difficulty reading and spelling are referred to speech pathologists. Students are falling behind because they are being taught a traditional and difficult way to read and spell.