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High Frequency Word Display

Discussion in 'Primary' started by irishguiness, Jun 5, 2011.

  1. I have just begun teaching year 2 and am looking for a way to disply the high frequency words. I have a word wall at the moment but I am really not liking it. Any ideas would be welcome! Thanks
  2. Group words into spelling patterns or unusual factors about any tricky words:
    could, would, should
    you, your, our, hour
    are/our These are our things.
    goes does shoes
    said again against
    their things
    over there
    here, there, everywhere

  3. You should also be highlighting spelling word banks of focus letter/s-sound correspondences to raise awareness of the need for these to go into long-term memory - and for children to understand that they need to notice which words are spelled in which way.
  4. thepinkrachael

    thepinkrachael New commenter

    I used one in my class this year where the words could be moved from the edges to the centre, and the words we were focussing on/thosethe children were struggling with went to the middle to make sentence, often combined with words using sounds we were learning too. I cahnged the sentences about once or twice a week or so, and it kept the children's attention on the display (ie it didn't become just a background) and they enjoyed telling me what the sentence said that week.

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