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Look out the Writing Window and write the CVC (Consonant-Vowel-Consonant) words! This C-V-C reading and writing special education resource activity is perfect for children beginning to read and decode words by sounding out letter sounds.
A writing “WORD WINDOW” is a high-interest visual used to help keep students focused on practicing fine motor writing skills, building vocabulary knowledge, or life skill. Our students with special learning needs may have challenges with fine motor skills, need extra support for reading, remaining focused on an academic task, or completing tasks independently. Our “WORD WINDOWS” come in a variety of themes for all skills and ages! This is a highly engaging task to motivate students to write words!
· “LOOK OUT THE WINDOW” WORD WINDOWS (There are four on one page. Print as many as you need.
· There are TWO sets of blank “LOOK OUT THE WINDOW” WORD WINDOWS. One set includes a 48 point line. The other set uses a 72 point line for writers who may need a larger/longer space to copy the word.
· The teacher OR students may color in the curtains BEFORE laminating. Even your classroom assistant can join in on this one! You’ll save ink and who doesn’t love to color!
· 36 Picture/Word Response Cards
· Suggested IEP Goals
· Interchangeable Task Box Label
· Very little time! Just print each page on white card stock paper.
· Next, using a box cutter or Exacto knife, an ADULT will trim the area on the inside of each window curtain of the WRITING WINDOW cards.
· Then, use crayons to color the curtains and laminate the WRITING WINDOW cards and trim around black border. You will have four cards per page.
· Laminate the CVC Vocabulary Cards if you wish to do so.
· Student will place one CVC Vocabulary Card “behind” the window and begin writing the word(s). Provide a thin dry erase marker and begin having fun writing!
· YES! However, I think you’ll be very surprised to see how much your students will enjoy this activity and their level of independence with this task will soar!
Absolutely! Here are suggested IEP Goals that may be aligned with this activity:
1. Given a picture and word using a consonant-vowel-consonant combination (CVC), STUDENT will copy the word with 80% accuracy, in 4 out of 5 opportunities, by MONTH, YEAR.
2. Given a picture and word using a consonant-vowel-consonant combination (CVC), STUDENT will say what the object is, if he/she is likely to see this object based on personal experience, and copy the word with 80% accuracy, in 4 out of 5 opportunities, by MONTH, YEAR.
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Yes! There are more than 100 sets available, which include, math, reading, fine motor, social skills, science, social studies and life skills!
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