Lesson Plan

Going on a Sight Word Scavenger Hunt

Students will love practicing their sight word reading skills using this fun scavenger hunt lesson plan! Can be used as a stand alone lesson or a pre-lesson for the Sight Word Salad lesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Sight Word Saladlesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Sight Word Saladlesson plan.

Objectives

Academic

Students will recognize and read grade-appropriate irregularly spelled words.

Language

Students will be able to identify grade-appropriate sight words with irregular spellings using written supports.

Introduction

(2 minutes)
Sight Words: About to AnyFirst Grade Sight Words: Ask to BeforeTeach Background Knowledge TemplateWrite Student-Facing Language Objectives ReferenceVocabulary Cards: Going on a Sight Word Scavenger HuntGlossary: Going on a Sight Word Scavenger Hunt
  • Before the start of the class, cut out one set of each of the student sight word worksheets and post all around your classroom (visible to students, but not too obvious).
  • Write "Scavenger Hunt" on the board and read it aloud to the class.
  • Ask students if they have ever heard of a scavenger hunt before. Allow for students to share out with the class.
  • Explain that a scavenger hunt is a game where you search for specific things using a special list.