Friday, September 14, 2012

We Are Writing!

We are writing everyday in our journals.  I love writing in kindergarten because everyone is working at their personal level.  I encourage phonetic spelling.  Some students may only hear one sound in a word right now.  They may or may not know what letter makes that sound, so I tell them to make their best guess.  Sometimes they have words to copy, such as from the word wall or from a writing prompt.  For the other words, I tell them, "It doesn't have to be perfect spelling, just do your best sounding out!"

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