Daily 5


Materials

Personal Dry Erase Board Options

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There are many options for providing each student with a personal-sized, dry erase board. See if one of these will work for you. 

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Word Work Stages

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How can we know that Word Work time is making a difference for students? 

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Word Work with Our Youngest Learners

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Some tips for creating independent and successful students who are doing Word Work. 

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Word Work–Which Words?

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The words for word work really depend on student need.  

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Whiteboard Table

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How to create your own whiteboard table.

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Roll a Sight Word

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When we saw this word work game, we knew you would want to see it too! It will work in primary and intermediate with any spelling program.

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Word Work–Words to Practice and Ways to Practice

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Here is a video example of Word Work in the classroom with Joan and Carrie.

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Word Work Materials–Letter Boxes

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Letter boxes used for Word Work.

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Touring the Word Work Area

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Flexibility, simplicity, location, and ease of use makes this area run efficiently.

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Personal-Sized Whiteboards

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Lap-sized whiteboards are a valuable tool for reading, writing, and math. 

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Word Work—Materials

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View popular materials for Word Work. 

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Launching Word Work with Older Students

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The Word Work component of Daily 5 provides students with an opportunity to improve their spelling and vocabulary at their just right level.  

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Word Work Choice–Write the Room

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Janet is introducing a new Word Work choice to some of our youngest learners It's called 'Write the Room.'

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A Free Word Work Tool

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Looking for a free material to add to your Word Work Collection? Check out what Michele Goldstein came up with.

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A Shower Board Table

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Word Work is even more fun when you can write right on the table.

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Word Work—Group Study of Long e Patterns

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Word Work is a great time to discover spelling patterns. 

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Word Work Materials–Strategies for Success

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Materials for Word Work are the link to practicing spelling or vocabulary words kinesthetically.  Here are some ideas for the materials and other strategies for success. 

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Limiting the Number of Students at Word Work and Listen to Reading

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You might want to try this technique during check-in if you have a limited amount of materials for Word Work and Listen to Reading.

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