Word Wizard book {printable}

  1. Sandy Pence says:

    Love it! 🙂 Thanks so much for sharing!! Do you just bind enough pages together to last for the year?

  2. Erika says:

    I can't decide which one to use but I love the idea. My class is SO diverse I need to differentiate but love the focus being the same. Thanks for sharing!

    2B Honey Bunch

  3. Ms. Morgart says:

    I love this and what a great resource this will make for writing!! Thanks so much for sharing!! Curls and a Smile

  4. Nancy Wilson says:

    I just listed you as one of my Top Ten! I had to, even though we're supposed to choose blogs that haven't already been named…but I LOVE your blog! Thanks for sharing all of your knowledge!!
    Thanks, Nancy

    The Apple Basket Teacher

  5. Great idea- too bad i'm no longer in 2nd grade.
    Have you read the book The Word Wizard? it was always my favorite first week read before we worked with word patterns and making words.

  6. Beth says:

    Adorable! I'll definitely use this in class. Thanks for sharing.

  7. Kimberly says:

    LOVE this idea! Thank you for sharing it with us. I can't wait to use it with my kiddos.
    Funky First Grade Fun

  8. Ginger Snaps says:

    I think this is a great idea! I had to reinvent my spelling/word block this year too. About 2/3 of my students are ELL so they struggle with a lot of those phonograms like ou and ea since they make multiple sounds. I think I may have to try this out! Thank you for sharing!

  9. Lauren says:

    Love it. I don't teach 2nd grade, but my campus wants to use workstations this week and science vocabulary is something my students need to learn for 5th grade. I plan on using the green/blue "Word Wizards" cover as part of a center for vocabulary puzzles. Thanks for sharing 🙂

    Teaching 4th

  10. Mrs. Magee says:

    Love it!! Thanks so much for sharing! I am needing to differentiate my spelling words a bit and this gave me some great ideas!

  11. Rachelle says:

    Thank you for the SWEETEST comment on our blog! You are so sweet and you have truly made our blogging experience a fabulous one! It's so great to have blogging buddies as great as you!!!!! Thanks again Kristen!!!!

  12. Tara says:

    This is awesome as usual:) You make the greatest stuff:)) Thanks for sharing:) I have 3 ELL students this year so am always looking for things to use with them:)

    4th Grade Frolics

  13. A. Kate says:

    Hi! I used your word wizards today and the kids LOVED it!

    Thank you!

  14. nomadatheart says:

    Hi. I just discovered some of your printables on pinterest! Wow!! I'm a homeschool mom, schooling 5 kids, ages 6, 8, 10, almost 12 and 13. I've already printed off the blends charts am nosing about to see what else I can use! Thanks so much!

  15. I love that your clipart has kids of color. Thanks! I teach 100% ELL and am frustrated by not finding enough clipart with different ethnicities. I love the "hocus pocus, this week's focus". So creative. I want to start this, but am wondering, do you make enough copies for the whole year? Quarterly? What do you do if a student loses it?
    Rodriguez Rock Stars

  16. Becca says:

    Thanks so much. I have been trying to think of a way to combine our weekly phonics skill and our spelling words.

  17. Anonymous says:

    I love your blog!!!

  18. jcarnagey says:

    I recently started following your blog this summer when I found a link to your CRAFT and VOICE boards on Pinterest (which I have made and am SO excited to be using with my second graders this year!). I saw your word wizard books and am planning on using these as part of my word study instruction. I have been using Words Their Way for several years now. I like how I can differentiate word lists for groups depending on where they are on the continuum. But I have been wanting to change how kids keep track of their words from week to week. I think they are going to LOVE these! Also, can't wait to check out the website you mentioned, More Words.

    Thanks again for sharing such interesting ideas!


  19. Meiriwyn says:

    Hi Kristen,
    I'm a bit late to finding this, but I think it just might be what I've been searching for to help me pull several areas of instruction together in my class. We are an RtII school, but instead of just teaching intervention groups, I teach whole LA and Math classes to 5th and 6th graders and must get not only the core instruction but all my interventions into the time that my grade level colleagues have to just teach core. I'm always looking for ways to streamline and combine what I do to get everything in and better meet the needs of my students. Thank you for sharing these ideas and your work. I've been a follower for a while, but just found this.


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