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Word Meaning Warm-Ups are Expanding

If you’re interested in expanding your students’ vocabulary, then you’re going to love the fact that our word meaning warm-ups are expanding! Today, we posted five more days of warm-ups in the free word study warm-ups, and tomorrow we’ll post five more! That’s a total of 10 more days added to the word meaning warm-ups. […]

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Free Word Study Upgrades

The free word study warm-ups are getting major upgrades!Before next school year, the free word study warm-ups will all be completely new based on your feedback.The Original Word Study Warm-UpsWhen we first released the free word study warm-ups, we really weren’t certain how they would be received. Now, thousands of classrooms later and with amazing […]

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Awesome Membership Upgrades

Your Spiral WarmUps Awesome Membership is receiving a major upgrade for the 2018-19 school year! The upgrades include: The Fluency Builder Package Student Accounts Differentiation Pathways Progress Monitoring Assessments Our 2017-18 school year focused on developing, revising, and rolling out the free word study warm-ups and the reading comprehension warm-ups, and now we’re adding more […]

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Fluency Pilot Continues

Please take a moment to complete the three question survey below. Loading… During the month of April, we had our initial pilots of the new reading fluency warm-ups – there were so many kinks to work out! However, we used student and teacher feedback to tune up the fluency warm-ups, and now we’re ready for […]

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Fluency Warm-Ups [Pilot Applications]

We’re happy to announce that teachers are guiding the next phase of SpiralWarmUps.com! In our recent survey, it became clear that affixes, assessments, fluency, and grammar are needed next. We are already piloting the assessments and the affix warm-ups, but now we are taking applications for fluency warm-ups. If you’d like to participate in a […]

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[News] Word Study Warm-Ups are Expanding

If you’re an Awesome Member, you’ll be glad to know we’re developing activity-based word study warm-ups. We’re starting with Word Sorts and expanding from there. This week, we pushed out a new week of Word Sort Warm-Up Videos covering five types of consonant blends: Initial 2-letter blends Initial 3-letter blends Medial blends Final blends Blends […]

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An Awesome Thank You!

We’re coming into the final 3 hours of our Early Adopter sign-up to the new reading comprehension warm-ups, and I’m totally thrilled to say thank you for joining the Awesome Membership!It’s because of you that students will strengthen their reading and writing skills! It’s because of 140 teachers who collaborated over the previous 6 months and […]

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[News] Spelling Warm-Ups Unit 3

Spelling 3: Inflected Endings We’re now rolling out our newest unit for free word study warm-ups. It’s Spelling 3: Inflected Endings.  This unit is designed for grades 3-6 tier 1 instruction. It begins with direct instruction on inflectional endings and continues into three different activities for students to build spelling fluency:Word SortsWord BuilderSpeed SpellerEach activity progressively […]

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[NEWS] Spelling 1 Warm-Ups are Published!

We’re happy to announce our newest free word study warm-ups! The first spelling unit is complete. In this unit, your students will: Sort words based on orthographic patterns.Receive direct instruction/review on consonant digraphs, blends, and short vowels. Physically participate in identifying phonemes and graphemes.Build spelling fluency. The new spelling 1 unit is designed for on-level […]

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Spelling Warm-Ups (New Spiral Reviews)

Our newest spiral warm-ups are finished and ready to publish. Your dashboard will soon show spiral reviews 1-5 in your Spelling warm-ups! Who will benefit from these spelling warm-ups? What spelling activities will students do in these spiral reviews? In this post you will: Preview the spelling spiral review activities.Discover prerequisite skills students need in these […]

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Word Study is Almost Here!

That’s right. Word Study is almost here! The free warm-ups will begin rolling out on August 1st, and we are so excited. You may still have questions, so do we. This started as a collaboration between a handful of teachers and now includes many hundreds of teachers – including you! We’re developing the curriculum and taking your input […]

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Questions About Word Study Spiral Warm-Ups

Do you have questions about word study at spiralwarmups.com?  You’re not the only one. Over the last 3 weeks we’ve collected awesome feedback and questions about the free word study warm-ups here at spiralwarmups.com. This article will give a quick overview of the questions and answers so far. More details questions about word study warm-ups are in the […]

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