This week in phonics the concept is "ghost letters" (silent letters in words). However, 7 year olds and ghosts shouldn't mix, so I came up with the idea of "gnome letters/words". With the recent release of Gnomeo & Juliet, this will certainly catch my students' attention!
I placed them on a giant mushroom made from bulletin board paper.
compound words a few weeks ago and it was a huge success. My students were on the hunt for the words all week. They were also exposed to a lot more compound words than our curriculum provided for. I'm expecting the same results this week with the "gnome words"!
Here I am with Orly Owl, our classroom take home buddy, at the movies to see Gnomeo and Juliet this weekend. This is where the idea for "gnome words" hit me!
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