Beginning Level: Sample Lesson - Word Expansion

Expand-A-Word Exercise

Expand-A-Word Exercise
Level: Beginners
Class: Reading
Instructor: Jerry Nickels

Students are given a number of two and three letter words. The students added letters to the beginning of the given word to make new words. They also added letters to the ends of the words to make more new words. Finally, they wrote words that contain the given small words.

For example: an arm is
  fan farm his
  than alarm this
  any army wish