Grade: Elementary
Subject: Language

#2248. Word Tree

Language, level: Elementary
Posted Sat May 5 13:13:31 PDT 2001 by Heather R. Beutler (
Howard T. Ennis, Georgetown, US.
Materials Required: The Alphabet Tree "Leo Lionni", tape, blank leaf shapes , writing utensils, tree poster
Activity Time: 10 to 15 minutes
Concepts Taught: Children will learn to make words by organising letters in proper order

After reading the book The Alphabet Tree, the children will have to construct new words of their own and tape them to the tree. On each leaf a letter of the alphabet is written and spread all over a table,face up. The children, must look through the letters and try to create their own words by writing on the blank leaves provided to them,the word they have created. Afterwards, they will tape the new word to the tree till it is filled up.