Making Words

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Grade Level
Elementary School
Subject
Special Education
Length of Time
30 to 45 minutes
Description

This lesson is on learning new words. Students will come up with letters by using two letters. For example, _____ an = Tan. They will put one or two letters in blank to make new words.

Goals

Students will learn:
To make new words from given letters

Materials Needed

You can teach this lesson by using the whiteboard/chalk board that you have available in your classroom
Whiteboard Markers or chalk
Eraser for whiteboard or for chalk
Worksheet for students

Procedure

This lesson is on teaching students words by using simple words or letters and adding to them.

Example: _____ and

You would write that on the board. Students would think of a letter or two that would go in the blank.

Here are some words they could come up with

Sand

Band

Land

Hand

Another example: _____ an

Tan

Ban

Can

Man

Dan

Fan

Van

You can teach words this way by using any kind of combination. You can put the blank before and after the letters.

Here's another example: ____ an _____

Sandy

Candy

Land

Dandy

Mandy

Cane

Vane

This example shows the (an) in each word. Using this method helps students learn words quicker. They can see a pattern, and it helps them to spell words easier.

Worksheet

Fill in the blanks with letters to make words.

1. ____ er

2. _____ er

3. _____ er

4. _____ an

5. _____ an

6. _____ en

7. _____ en

9. _____ en

10. ____ en The answers will vary. The words need to make sense.

Grading

Youu can grade the students on how will they did on their worksheet and participation in class.

You need to go slow enough so that they understand the concept.

The purpose of this lesson is to help students develop new words by using the same two letters in each word. This helps students read and to spell these words since they are similar.

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