Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Word Wall

Luke picks a word. Together, we add it to the Word Wall. (Butcher paper on the wall above his bed? Honestly, haven't purchased it yet.)

Skills it addresses (hypothetically): phonics, sight words, print

Will probably never happen but...
As he gets older, could also use this concept for new vocabulary words with columns for taxonomy or sorting: noun, verb, adverb, etc. Could be a list of words he/we come across in reading and need to look up. Could be a spelling tool.

P.S. I once saw a child's bedroom where the walls were ringed with 4x6 cards, each with one word printed on them. I think they were "sight words."

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