Making Words Third Grade: 70 Hands-on Lessons for Teaching Prefixes, Suffixes, and Homophones / Edition 1

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Overview

An active and innovative approach to making words that teachers and their students have grown to love is finally here!

Based on its highly successful parent text, Phonics They Use, this new grade-level series Making Words offers teachers a fresh multi-level activity and lesson series written for the kindergarten through fifth grade classroom. Pat Cunningham and Dottie Hall present classroom teachers with effective tools for strengthening phonics and spelling skills that encourage students to move beyond learning and into a world of word discovery. Each research-based volume includes a wealth of friendly, hands-on, manipulative activities that guide teachers in teaching the development of words--from phonemic awareness to spelling.

In Making Words Third Grade, Pat and Dottie introduce third grade teachers to 70 lessons that teach the homophones, spelling changes, prefixes and suffixes that most third grade curriculums cover. Each Making Words activity contains rhyming words which help children review the more complex vowel patterns. Including homophones, prefixes, suffixes, spelling changes, and complex rhyming patterns allowing third graders at all levels to make progress in their spelling and decoding ability.

Making Words Third Grade is the best resource you can have on hand for motivating your students to learn words!

  • Features 70 fun and interactive lessons for building rhyming and decoding skills.
  • Presents a concise method for involving students in the process of identifying homophones, prefixes, and suffixes and how these change the meanings of words in sentences.
  • Promotes student awareness of similarities in words that helps develop writing skills.
  • Includes reproducible letter tiles, record sheets for each lesson, and take-home sheets to copy, cut, and/or laminate.
  • Highlights a list of useful children's books to extend the Making Words lesson.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780205580934
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 1/10/2008
  • Series: Making Words Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 120
  • Sales rank: 318,391
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Patricia M. Cunningham is a Professor of Education at Wake Forest University. She has over 30 years of experience, taught in various elementary grades and remedial reading, and was a curriculum coordinator and director of reading. Her major professional goal is promoting literacy for all children and currently engages in Four-Blocks® workshops and staff development with educators.

Dorothy P. Hall is a Professor of Education at Wake Forest University.

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Table of Contents

Introduction

Lesson 1 shopping

Lesson focus: spelling change: double the p when adding ing

Lesson 2 tripped

Lesson focus: spelling change: double the p when adding ed

homophones tied, tide

Lesson 3 scrubbing

Lesson focus spelling change: double the b when adding ing

Lesson 4 branches

Lesson focus: spelling change: es is added when words end in ch

Lesson 5 crashes

Lesson focus: spelling change: es is added when words end in sh or ch

Lesson 6 shoppers

Lesson focus: suffix er meaning person or thing that does something

spelling change: double the p when adding er

Lesson 7 gardeners

Lesson focus: suffix er meaning person or thing that does something

spelling change: drop final e when adding er

homophones: dear, deer

Lesson 8 planners

Lesson focus: suffix er meaning person or thing that does something

spelling change: double the n when adding er

Lesson 9 beginners

Lesson focus: suffix er meaning person or thing that does something

spelling change: double the n when adding er

homophones: be, bee; in, inn

Lesson 10 collectors

Lesson focus: suffix or meaning person or thing that does something

suffixes er, est meaning more and most

homophones: cell, sell; role roll

Lesson 11 instructor

Lesson focus: suffix or meaning person or thing that does something

suffix ist meaning person or thing that does something

homophones: sun, son

Lesson 12 directors

Lesson focus: suffix or meaning person or thing that does something

Lesson 13 maddest

Lesson focus: suffix est meaning most

spelling change: double the d when adding est

homophones: ad, add

Lesson 14 brightest

Lesson focus: suffixes er, est meaning more and most

suffix er, meaning person or thing that does something

spelling change: double the t when adding er

homophones: site, sight

Lesson 15 stronger

Lesson focus: suffix er meaning more

Lesson 16 disagreed

Lesson focus: suffix er meaning more

prefix dis meaning opposite

homophones: dear, deer

Lesson 17 discovery

Lesson focus: prefix dis

suffix er, meaning person or thing that does something

spelling change: change the y to i and add es or ed

spelling change: drop the e when adding er

Lesson 18 security

Lesson focus: suffix y

spelling change: change the y to i and add es

Lesson 19 funniest

Lesson focus: suffix est meaning most

spelling change: change y to i when adding est

prefix un meaning opposite

Lesson 20 unhappier

Lesson focus: prefix un meaning not

suffix er meaning more

suffix en

spelling change: change the y to i when adding er

spelling change: drop the e when adding en

homophones: pear, pair; pane, pain; rein, rain

Lesson 21 forgotten

Lesson focus: suffix en

spelling change: double the t when adding en

homophones: to, too

Lesson 22 clothes

Lesson focus: homophones: close, clothes

Lesson 23 everything

Lesson focus: suffix er, meaning person or thing that does something

suffix en

spelling change: drop the e when adding er or en

homophones: their, there

Lesson 24 airplanes

Lesson focus: homophones: pail, pale; sail, sale; pain, pane; rain, rein;

pair, pear; plane, plane

Lesson 25 breakfast

Lesson focus: suffix er, meaning person or thing that does something

suffix er, meaning more

spelling change: drop the e when adding er

homophones: bare, bear; break, brake; stake, steak

Lesson 26 couldn’t

Lesson focus: prefix un meaning opposite

contractions: don’t, couldn’t

Lesson 27 shouldn’t

Lesson focus: prefix un meaning opposite

contractions don’t, shouldn’t

homophones: sun, son

Lesson 28 wouldn’t

Lesson focus: prefix un meaning opposite

contractions: won’t, wouldn’t

Lesson 29 countdown

Lesson focus: homophones: to, two, too; wood, would

Lesson 30 powerful

Lesson focus: suffix ful

homophones: for, four; flour, flower

Lesson 31 wonderful

Lesson focus: suffix ful

suffix er, meaning person or thing that does something

prefix un meaning opposite

homophones: won, one; flour, flower

Lesson 32 carefully

Lesson focus: suffixes ful, ly, y

prefix re meaning back

Lesson 33 thankless

Lesson focus: suffixes en, less

spelling change: drop final e when adding en

Lesson 34 carelessly

Lesson focus: suffixes less, ly, y

prefix re meaning back

spelling change: drop final e when adding y

Lesson 35 paperweight

Lesson focus: homophones: ate, eight; rap, wrap; right, write; wait, weight

Lesson 36 vacations

Lesson focus: suffix tion

Lesson 37 connections

Lesson focus: suffixes tion, est

homophones: sent, cent, scent

Lesson 38 expression

Lesson focus: suffixes sion, en, er, ness

prefix re meaning again

spelling change: es is added when words end in x

Lesson 39 returning

Lesson focus suffix er meaning person or thing that does something

spelling change: double the n when adding er

prefix re meaning back or again

prefix un meaning opposite

Lesson 40 rewriting

Lesson focus prefix re meaning again

suffix er, meaning person or thing that does something

spelling change: drop the e when adding er or ing

Lesson 41 knowledge

Lesson focus: suffix en

homophones no, know; new, knew

Lesson 42 blueberry

Lesson focus: suffix er meaning person or thing that does something

suffix y

spelling change: drop final e when adding er

homophones: by, buy; bury, berry

Lesson 43 creatures

Lesson focus: suffixes ure, er

spelling change: drop final e when adding er, ure

Lesson 44 departure

Lesson focus: suffixes ure, er

spelling change: drop final e when adding er, ure

prefix re meaning again

homophones: deer, dear

Lesson 45 pleasure

Lesson focus: suffix ure

spelling change: drop final e when adding ure

prefix re meaning back

Lesson 46 acceptable

Lesson focus: suffix able

homophones: be, bee; beet, beat

Lesson 47 exceptions

Lesson focus: suffix tion

homophones: except, accept (from previous lesson)

Lesson 48 whatever

Lesson focus: suffix er meaning person or thing that does something

prefix re meaning back

homophones: hear, here

Lesson 49 whether

Lesson focus: homophones: we, wee; whether, weather

Lesson 50 throughout

Lesson focus: homophones: our, hour; through, threw

Lesson 51 mailboxes

Lesson focus: spelling change: es is added when words end in x

homophones: mail, male; sail, sale

Lesson 52 government

Lesson focus: suffixes er, ment

spelling change: drop final e when adding er

prefix re meaning back

Lesson 53 measurement

Lesson focus: suffixes ment, est

prefix re meaning again

homophones: meat, meet

Lesson 54 dangerous

Lesson focus: suffix ous

Homophones: rode, road

Lesson 55 mountainous

Lesson focus: suffix ous

Lesson 56 personal

Lesson focus: suffix al

homophones: sore, soar

Lesson 57 electrical

Lesson focus: suffix er meaning more

suffix al

prefix re meaning back or again

spelling change: drop final e when adding er

Lesson 58 sensible

Lesson focus: suffixes en, ible

homophones: be, bee

Lesson 59 impossible

Lesson focus: prefix im meaning opposite

Lesson 60 incomplete

Lesson focus: suffix tion

prefix in meaning opposite

Lesson 61 weakness

Lesson focus: suffixes ness, en

spelling change: drop final e when adding en

homophones: see, sea; new, knew; weak, week

Lesson 62 unhappiness

Lesson focus: suffix ness

spelling change: es is added when words end in sh

spelling change: change the y to i and add ness

prefix un meaning opposite

Lesson 63 unworkable

Lesson focus: suffixes: en, able

spelling change: drop final e when adding en

prefix un meaning opposite

homophones: no, know; new, knew

Lesson 64 appreciate

Lesson focus: homophones piece, peace

Lesson 65 wheelbarrows

Lesson focus: prefix re meaning again

homophones: : war, wore; sore, soar; wear, where; hole, whole

Lesson 66 dishwasher

Lesson focus: spelling change: es is added when words end in sh

homophones herd, heard

Lesson 67 vegetables

Lesson focus: homophones: be, bee; see, sea; beats, beets

Lesson 68 rollerblade

Lesson focus: homophones: role, roll; road, rode; board, bored

Lesson 69 horseback

Lesson focus: suffix er meaning person or thing that does something

spelling change: drop final e when adding er

homophones break, brake

Lesson 70 birdhouses

Lesson focus: spelling change: es is added when words end in sh

homophones our, hour

Reproducible Letter Strips

Reproducible Take Home Sheet

Reproducible Homophone Book

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