First graders in Ms. Lloyd’s Title I class at Star of the Sea reviewed high frequency words and learned the sight word there for Thanksgiving. 



Practicing the Sight Word THERE

The students practiced the sight word there using the following activities:

  • Mixing and fixing magnetic letters to spell there.
    Mixing and fixing the letters in THERE
  • Identifying the missing letter.
    Missing letter in THERE
  • Copying and then writing there on white boards.Copying THERE
    Writing THERE


Pocket Chart Sentences

Then, they created pocket chart sentences using sight word cards and phonetic spelling.

There is ___ on the plate for Thanksgiving.


Making the Books for Thanksgiving 

Finally, they colored, illustrated and read a turkey dinner themed sight word book making sure to match speech to print and crosscheck the pictures with the words.



Sharing There for Thanksgiving

Below are pages of the books they were super excited to take these home to share with their families.

A Turkey Dinner for Thanksgiving


There is stuffing on the plate.

There are carrots on the plate.


There is pie on the plate. Yummy thanksgiving!