Teaching these tricky suffixes can be challenging because they all sound the same! These shun suffixes play an important role in expanding vocabulary and understanding how the English language works. Suffix tion sion words can be the worst, and then throw in the cian spelling, too! Kids are sure to be confused. I teach all three at the same time because they all sound the same. Students are sure to be wondering about those cian words, too!
This resource includes an anchor chart, worksheets, interactive Google Slides, and games to make the learning process engaging and effective.
Tion Sion Cian Words Anchor Chart
This anchor chart serves as a visual aid to support students’ understanding of the suffix tion sion words as well as cian words! This handy anchor chart explicitly teaches sion or tion word rules and explains the cian sion tion suffix meaning.
Display it in a highly visible area of your classroom or print out the small version for interactive notebooks! This suffix anchor chart will provide a constant reference point for students during independent work.
The digital version of this anchor chart is perfect for projecting on your whiteboard for teaching suffix tion sion words!
Suffix Tion Sion Cian Worksheets
Worksheets are essential tools for reinforcing and practicing new concepts. These suffix tion sion cian worksheets are designed to support the wide range of abilities you likely have in your classroom. Some tion sion worksheets have word banks and reminders of the spelling rules to support students while they practice. Other worksheets can be used for your high flyers or even for assessments!
You will also get cut and paste worksheets that are a little more hands on and engaging. All of these worksheet options ensure that your students are being supported and their individual needs being met.
Interactive Google Slides for Suffix Tion Sion & Cian Words
Adding technology into the learning process can enhance engagement and accessibility. These interactive Google Slides provide a great platform for students to manipulate suffix tion sion words and cian!
Slides have drag and drop pieces, places to type, and include the tion sion cian words rules as a reference. You can also use this portion for whole group teaching by projecting it on your whiteboard. Use the anchor chart for teaching so that your lesson is consistent with their reference material. This will avoid confusion for students. You can also complete some of the slides together as a class for gradual release of responsibility.
Tion Sion Words List
You will get this tion sion cian word list for examples on the go! It’s so frustrating to be in front of the class or in a small group and your mind goes blank trying to think of tion sion words! This carefully curated tion sion cian word list to help you save time in lesson planning and make sure that you have plenty of words for your students to practice!
Tion Sion Cian Words Games
Learning becomes most effective when you gamify your lessons! These suffix tion sion words games are fun and easy to learn.
The suffix tion sion words sorting game has 3 headings with clues to the suffix meanings. Then students read and sort out the tion sion cian word cards under the correct category. This game is perfect for a pocket chart or just flat on a table top or the carpet. Use it for small group reteaching or a literacy center.
In the domino matching game, students read each suffix tion sion words and connect words with the same suffix. This game is great for small group reteaching or a literacy center.
Final Thoughts on Teaching Suffix Tion Sion Words
Teaching suffix tion sion words doesn’t have to be a daunting task! With the right resources, you can create engaging and effective lessons for your students. Remember to use visual aids for student reference, engaging worksheets that meet all of your students’ needs, interactive games and Google Slides, and provide lots of opportunities for students to practice suffix tion sion words.