100 Word Hop

The 100 Word Hop offers a kinesthetic opportunity for students to learn 100 sight words.

Kindergarten - Grade 3

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    1. Race to the Start

      Same as “Race to the Finish” but starting at “Find” and traveling to the top of the mat. Additional variation: Students may walk backward instead of Forward.

      Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3

    2. Race to the Finish

      Two students line up at “I”. The first student rolls a 12-sided die and takes that number of steps. The student does something with the word he/she lands on: e.g.,...READ MORE

      Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3

    3. The Tens Have It

      Write +10, -10, +20, and -20 on index cards. Toss a beanbag towards the center of the mat . Have a student travel to it and then clap 3x while...READ MORE

      Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4

    4. Sentence Coordinates

      Do Word Coordinates, using words (out of sequence) that will make a sentence. Have each student that jumps to a word to stay by the word. Ask the class to...READ MORE

      Grade 2, Grade 3

    5. “Skip Counting” by 3’s and 4’s

      This is a progression of “Skip Counting” by 2’s and 5’s because the rows of 10 are not multiples of either 3 or 4. You need to explain to the...READ MORE

      Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5

    6. Word Coordinates

      This combines math and literacy. Make two sets of index cards with the numbers 1-10. (Each set should be a different color.) Stand at the bottom left corner of the...READ MORE

      Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3

    7. “Skip Counting” by 2’s and 5’s

      Have students on the left side of the mat. Tell the student by row 1 that he/she will be stepping on each word in the row, saying either “one” or...READ MORE

      Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2

    8. The Dice Have It

      This is a variation on “The Tens Have It.” Distribute word cards to a few students and ask them to identify and then jump to their words. Ask another student...READ MORE

      Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2

    9. Twister

      Put your left foot on the word _____, your right foot on the word _____, your left hand on the word _____, and your right hand on the word _____.

      Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2

    10. Word Match

      Write each word on an index card. Distribute one card to each student. Ask them to match their card with the same word on the mat. One at a time,...READ MORE

      Kindergarten, Grade 1

    11. Word Cover-Up

      Cover up all but a small portion, like 2 rows, with a tarp, a sheet, or a blanket. This allows students to focus on a small portion of words and...READ MORE

      Kindergarten, Grade 1

    12. Words by Color

      Use each column like a Word Hop Mat. One student starts at the bottom and jumps on each word up to the top, saying the word as he/she jumps on...READ MORE

      Kindergarten, Grade 1

    13. High Frequency Beginning Letters

      Have 10 students line up either on the left side of the mat (one student at each row) or the bottom of the mat (one student at each column). Direct...READ MORE

      Kindergarten, Grade 1

    14. Beginning Letters

      Can you find one word that starts with the letter _____? Jump to that word and say it 3-5x while jumping on it. As the student gets to a word,...READ MORE

      Kindergarten, Grade 1

    15. Stepping Sentences

      Give several students a sentence to build, either a statement or a question, by distributing index cards for words that will make a sentence. Have them study the words and...READ MORE

      Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2

    16. Bean Bag Spelling

      You or a student throws a bean bag onto the mat. Have the student jump to the word, say it, and spell it. Class repeats the spelling while jumping or...READ MORE

      Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3

    17. Bean Bag Sentences

      Toss a bean bag onto the mat. A student jumps to the bean bag without saying the words along the way. The student jumps 5x on the bean bag word...READ MORE

      Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3

    18. Hopscotch Words

      Choose two adjacent columns and call out their colors. Have a student start at the bottom of the mat with each foot under one of the two colors. The student...READ MORE

      Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2

    19. Simon Says

      Play the game “Simon Says,” using instructions appropriate to the grade level. For younger students, you might say, “Stand on a word that begins with the letter _____” or “Stand...READ MORE

      Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5

    20. The Bean Bag Rules

      Toss a bean bag onto the mat. Direct a student to jump on each word in that column up to the bean bag, saying each word as he/she jumps on...READ MORE

      Kindergarten, Grade 1