In My Room Word Ladder (Grades 4-6)

Students begin at the bottom of the ladder, then add, remove, or rearrange letters in each word until they have made their way to the top! See Full Product Description.

Number of pages: 2 Subject: Reading Comprehension, Reading Fluency, Spelling, Vocabulary, Phonics Grade: 4 - 6 Type: Learning Activities and Worksheets Author: Timothy V. Rasinski Common Core: Language File Size: 82 KB

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In this mini-word-study lesson, students begin with one word, then make a series of new words by changing or rearranging the letters in the word before. With regular use, Word Ladders can go a long way toward developing your students' decoding and vocabulary skills!

Common Core Alignment

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.4.4a
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.5.4a
Teaching Tips

If students are having difficulty with a particular word, you might simply say the word aloud and see if students can spell it correctly by making appropriate changes in the previous word. Elaborate on the meanings of the words as students move their way up the ladder!