Reading Games Lesson Plan 2: Tricky Words Volume 1

Lesson plan for using with the tricky words reading game software. If you do not have the software installed please use the button below to install.

 

Interactive Whiteboard Lesson Plan

Overview

Context of Lesson

To explore space using the interactive whiteboard touch screen to control Space Zara. To learn tricky words by completing each challenge: click and drag the jumbled letters to practice spelling each tricky word, then type each tricky word - software marks the answer.

Resources Required

Interactive whiteboard, tricky words reading game software, tricky word flashcards (e.g. come, were, little), individual whiteboards and pens, or pencils and paper, prepared worksheet for homework.

Learning Objectives

To recognise automatically an increasing number of familiar high frequency words.

Using the Reading Game

Literacy Homework

Using the prepared worksheet, pupils to circle the tricky words listed on the mothership spacecraft, then to draw a picture of Zara with the mothership.

 

 

Individual Computer / Computer Suite Lesson Plan

Overview

Context of Lesson

To explore space using the mouse to control Space Zara. To learn tricky words by completing each challenge: click and drag the jumbled letters to practice spelling each tricky word. To practice typing on computer.

Resources Required

Interactive whiteboard, individual PCs, tricky word reading game software, word processing programme, tricky word flashcards, sentence cards with highlighted tricky word, prepared worksheet for homework.

Learning Objectives

To recognise automatically an increasing number of familiar high frequency words. To improve keyboard skills and mouse control.

Using the Reading Game

Literacy Homework

Using prepared worksheet, pupils to find the tricky words in the list and then write them in the correct columns.

Tricky Words Index

 

 

 

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