Word Race

-Divide students into 3 or 4 teams (depending on how big your whiteboard is) & line them up in front of the white board. -Write one word on the board for each team. -One person from each team will go to the board to write a word that starts with the last letter of your word. -The next person in their team then has to think of a word that starts with the last letter of the word their team member wrote. -Students continue taking turns writing words on the board until you stop the game. -You can stop when groups start running out of space to write or after a set amount of time. -Add up each team's points. 1-3 Letters = 1 point 4-5 Letters = 2 points 6+ Letters = 3 points (Words that have been repeated or are incorrect do not count.) -The team with the

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Word Rolls

I made these by cutting a cardboard plastic wrap roll & then sliding it inside a cut paper towel roll. The top picture is a roll of words that rhyme with 'at'. The bottom picture is a roll of words starting with the letter 's'. Students can turn the roll, make, say & then record the words. These could be used at a word work literacy station or as an early finisher activity.