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Thursday, September 20, 2012

Alphabet Resouces

For the last few months, my courses have been focusing on Reading, Literature, and Writing in the classroom. We tend to think of this topic in these terms but I have learned to think of it as "language acquisition."

As I was working with ESL students, this is constantly what it was referred to as. Then we add in ESS/SPED students who also needed to brush up on these skills. I realized that all of us at one time or another required instruction in language acquisition.

The hardest part of my day was finding resources for my students. I could piece meal things together but there was no consistency. Every time I showed them something... it ended up being slightly different than the last thing I used. For most students, this is okay. For ESL and ESS students, it is overwhelming and creates meltdowns.

Since I couldn't find what I wanted... I created it! A whole line of products using Melonheadz Graphics... some of these graphics are exclusive to this new line of products.


Here is a center I created using the alphabet series of graphics. These graphics are also available for purchase in both of our stores. It is a simply matching game with a twist. There are "Try Again" cards which is basically lose a turn. My kiddos for some reason love that twist to an old classic.

And yep... I am a TEASE! You will have to wait until tomorrow to see what else I have created.

Leave a comment with a suggestion for another product you would like to see featuring our alphabet graphics in the comments for a chance to win your own copy of the Alphabet Matching Game!
 

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3 Comments:

At September 20, 2012 at 11:36 AM , Blogger Lili Garcia said...

What about an ABC Bingo, my kids love to play it, just make sure that there are cards with letters and with pictures, that will be more challenging and fun!!!

 
At September 20, 2012 at 2:53 PM , Blogger Lori Rosenberg said...

Very cute, Misty! I would love to see beginning, middle, ending sounds games and CVC games. Thanks!

Ѽ Lori
Teaching With Love and Laughter
luvyorkies@gmail.com

 
At September 23, 2012 at 5:12 PM , Blogger Lori Rosenberg said...

This alphabet matching game is adorable! I would know because I own it! Misty, you did a great job creating an old favorite with an exciting twist. My students will love this cute game. Thanks so much!

Ѽ Lori
Teaching With Love and Laughter
luvyorkies@gmail.com

 

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