Katie-portable word walls
Mon Oct 17, 2011 11:45

I'm with Elisabeth. I'd love to hear more about what you're doing with word walls, especially portable word walls, with such young kids, and why. We've always used portable word walls only in exceptional cases. E.g., when kids have visual impairments and can't see the word wall, or when kids read at levels significantly below classmates and have need for easier words, or when resource teachers have multiple and distinct groups of kids coming in and out of the same room. It is a TON more work, so we try to avoid it. Eager to learn from you.

  • Re: Phonics - Elisabeth Borowicz, Sun Oct 16 20:51
    Do you create the portable word walls for your students? Or do you just have an alphabetic outline and add the words as they learn them? Do YOU actually write them on the portable WW for them, or do... more
    • Re: Phonics - fayk, Sat Oct 22 16:26
      Elisabeth- I use my portable word walls for writing time with my students- both with whole group and small groups. Each child has their own "Word Wall" that is passed out during writing time. This... more
    • Katie-portable word walls - koppenhaverd, Mon Oct 17 11:45
      • word bank response - fayk, Sat Oct 22 16:32
        Dr. Koppenhaver, These word banks actually save a lot of time for me during writing because I don't have every child raising their hand to ask me how to spell something :) As I replied to Elisabeth-... more
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