days of the week
The days of the week are a particularly important part of vocabulary learning because children are often expected to write the date at the top of their work. The days of the week always begin with an uppercase letter.
Download our Days of the week activity below.
This activity introduces the names of days and the order they go in. Write the correct day of the week in the gaps. Can you spell the days? This activity has also been designed for handwriting practice.
Common Core alignment:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.K.5.C Identify real-life connections between words and their use.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.1.2.A Capitalize dates and names of people.
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