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October Writing Center
Parents and teachers, are you looking for an October writing center for your preK, kindergarten, or first grade kiddos? Look no further, because I have created this October themed Making Words resource just for you! As you will see, my Making Words resources are engaging, require very little prep time, build vocabulary and concepts of prints, and best of all…can be done independently!
October is a busy time in the classroom. You may be working on Halloween crafts for kids or starting teacher-led guided reading lessons. Regardless, I know this October writing center is just what you need to assure independent work time.
Making Words October Writing Center
Making Words, an October writing center, is an engaging activity that builds vocabulary, concepts of print, letter recognition, and writing skills. Perfect for the emergent to transitional writing stages, this resource has students cut and paste letter tiles to build October vocabulary, write the word, and draw an illustration.
Independent October Writing Center
Simply print the Making Words resource, set out glue sticks. crayons, pencils, and scissors, and you will have an independent writing center for Fall and Halloween. Students read, build, write, and illustrate the October themed vocabulary word printed at the top of each page.
To support emergent readers, there is a graphic representing each picture. The 1″ letter tiles at the bottom of each page are scrambled – designed for the students to cut and paste – making the word at the top of the page.
Knowing how little time teachers have, this no-prep October writing center makes it easy to establish an engaging center activity, while supporting Kindergarten and 1st grade ELA Common Core Standards.
After building the October themed vocabulary word, the kiddos write the word, and draw an illustration to show their understanding of the word. The October themed words are pumpkin, Autumn, candy corn, Fall, ghost, acorn, leaves, owl, bats, and Halloween.
Differentiating is a breeze with this October writing center. If you’re kids have mastered transferring, or copying, words correctly, you can challenge them to write a sentence using the vocabulary word at the top of the worksheet.
October Vocabulary Words
Making Words Reviews
Look at what others are saying about this October Writing Center:
- said: “I think this will work great as one of my centers. Thank you for helping and saving me time!”
- said: “My students love using these to make words that weren’t as familiar to them – awesome!”
- said: “Very easy to implement into centers.”
- said: “My students loved this!”
- said: “Great resource for reinforcing words, handwriting, check understanding of the word through the illustrations drawn, and working on fine motor skills. The kids love the cut and paste aspect of this.”
- said: “Great for small group practice.”
- Stephanie E. said: “Thank you! Great for my SK – Grade 1 class. Use it as a center activity.”
- JS said: “Great worksheets and I will definitely use them in my grade 1 class.”
- Danielle M. said: “Wonderful product! I use this as a center activity.”
- KatieinKinder said: “My students love using these to make words that weren’t as familiar to them – awesome!”
Pumpkin Facts for Kids
If you’re looking for an October writing center that also promotes working with words, you may also be interested in Building Sentences.
This leveled, no-prep, printable resource is a perfect way to incorporate yet another independent language arts station in your classroom.
How to Get October Making Words Centers
Now that you have read all about the Making Words, you can purchase and print it off, HERE! Once you purchase and download, you will have these centers at your fingertips year after year. And, you get can this entire resource FREE, when you purchase the Year-Round Making Words Bundle. Thank you for stopping by and supporting my Little Learning Corner.
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