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A teacher’s guide for the Words lesson type in Snowflake MultiTeach®


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What it does

The Words lesson type provides students with rows of words that can be presented in order or in a mixed up order.

Students manipulate letters and words to explore their structure and how they are spelled.

Students can move letters to or form words, and then split them into syllable groups.

Words and letters can be can be color coded.

The level of difficulty can be increased by selecting to randomize the order of letters in each word.

An icon located at the bottom of the screen can be pressed to highlight specific letter combinations.

Good for

  • Presentation of letter-word concepts during whole group or small-group instruction
  • Exploration of letter-word relationships, wordplay
  • Preview and review of content-related vocabulary and key terms
  • Supports language learning and word structure, spelling
  • Exploration of phonetic concepts.

Also supports

  • Collaborative word-work
  • Preview and review of phonetic concepts.

Works well with

In Zones:

  • Presenter
  • Nodes
  • Educational video clips
  • Educational PDFs.

Other lesson types that represent the same or similar educational content/concepts:

  • Cards
  • Match
  • Group
  • Guess (for content-related vocabulary development and review)
  • Scramble (for content-related vocabulary development and review)


A Words lesson type can be easily converted into the following lesson types:

  • Spinner
  • Guess
  • Scramble

Find out more

You can learn more about the Words lesson type in the Snowflake MultiTeach user manual. Access the dedicated Words page here.
Alternatively, check out the Words lesson type video.

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