How to Teach Phonics Intervention Lessons for Grades 3-5

When you have students who are in upper elementary classrooms reading several years below grade level, your phonics instruction needs to be systematic and focused. Today we will look at several students* reading far below grade level, and we will walk through how to address their needs.
* All student names have been changed, in case you were curious.

Word Work for Upper Elementary: Build a Mystery Word

Hello! I'm sharing a secret weapon I use to engage my students in their word work in third, fourth, and fifth grades. Each week I set out a Build a Mystery Word activity, which my kiddos love! This activity allows them to practice phonics, spelling, context clues, and critical thinking. Take a peek:

To see it in more depth, please click the picture below to view in my Teachers Pay Teachers store. Enjoy!

Best Year Ever Sale and Giveaway!

Some schools have already began the new school year, while others are out through Labor Day. Either way, I'll bet you are already window shopping at Teachers Pay Teachers as you prepare for the new school year. Would a gift card help? Read on for a contest (and a sale!)

In an effort to ensure teachers around the world get resources they want while staying in their budget, I am partnering with the wonderful Teachers Pay Teachers community to bring you the Best Year Ever sale on August 1 and 2, 2016. Take 28% off everything in my TpT store with the code: BESTYEAR

If you teach ELA skills in grades 3-5, I have created resources to help make this the Best. Year. Ever!

Help parents help their students in grades 3-5 with my Make and Take Literacy Night! 
Boost the vocabulary of your entire class in less than 5 minutes per day (grades 3-5) with my Mystery Word of the Week.
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Play nice, and no cheating, please. Winners will be selected Monday Aug 1 in the morning and contacted via email. The giftcard will be sent to the email you use for the rafflecopter. Thanks! 
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