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Little learners time each other as they each work through a sheet of all 26 letters of the alphabet. They test each other to see how many letter sounds they can identify in 1 minute. Letter sheets and data collection sheets are included.
Get creative with phonics by having kids create a letter-sound mobile! Using a hanger, hole punch, string, and the provided image and letter cards, learners practice matching medial sounds to their corresponding vowels. Students attach the vowels to the hanger (three are pictured, but you can probably fit all five) with string and then proceed to attach each image below its medial sound letter. There are five images for each vowel, so keep in mind this may get hectic if strings become entangled, kids can't tie knots, etc. Consider using a circular wire if possible.
Matching phonemes to graphemes can be as easy as playing a game of Bingo. Little learners build a strong understanding of medial sounds, vowels, and letter sound correspondence while playing Bingo. Bingo cards and picture cards are included; you just need to print and laminate the amount you need.
Students participate in an activity to identify words with specific letter sounds or letter combinations. In this letter sound/letter combination lesson, students focus on three-letter sounds then identify words in a sound hunt involving an age appropriate magazine, book or newspaper. Students make a list of the words they have found then work as a class to define them.
Help readers explore initial letter sounds. They will choose a letter of the alphabet and create a page for a classroom "ABC" book. They will write down various words that begin with their assigned letter and draw a picture to go in the class book. Furthermore, the book can be created in a digital format so that every family can have a copy. Various digital tools are recommended.
The main exercise here has to do with initial, medial, and final sound correspondence. Youngsters practice decomposing word sounds using image cards and a template (both provided). They cut out ten 3-letter images and sound each out, gluing them alongside each almost-complete name on the worksheet...but their job is not yet done! Each word is missing one of the sounds, and they fill in the corresponding letter according to the sound they hear. There are dozens more images associated with these three sound categories; use your own creativity to put them to use!
Students complete various activities regarding letter recognition and letter sound recognition at three centers around the room. They play "ABC BINGO," "Go Fish," and an online activity in which they match letters to given pictures and words.
Students practice the alphabet. In this ABC lesson plan, students read Chicka Chicka Boom Boom and identify the letters of the alphabet in the story. Students then make ABC prints using sponges.
What do dominoes and phonemes have in common? Quite a bit in this engaging phonics game! Each domino has a letter on one side and an image on the other. Everything you need is here; partners place the starting domino on the table then take turns matching a letter to the picture at the end of the domino train. They say the initial sound of each image before matching the letter and play until all the dominos are gone. A complete set is included for printing here as well as some blanks you can use to create your own!
Sorting objects according to their initial sound gets scholars thinking about letter-sound correspondence in this interactive activity. Start with 26 brown bags, each labelled with a letter of the alphabet. Bring in some magazines with images for learners to choose from, and challenge your kids to cut out corresponding first-sound objects. Encourage them to say the first sound as they categorize each image into the bags. You can do this with last-sound, too!
Students practice letter sounds. In this phonemic awareness lesson, students practice saying each letter sound by playing a game. Students use index cards that have letters printed on them and say the letter sound. Students go as fast as possible to build fluency.
Print and laminate this fun game as a way to help your littlest learners build strong phonological awareness. Children pair up, one pulls a picture card, the other says the name of the image and attempts to match the final sound to the letter(s) on his pyramid of letters card. This is a great way to establish the skills needed to be a good reader. 
Practice letter-sound correspondence using this interactive activity which has kids sorting images based on their final sounds. Start by choosing four final sounds to place in an open file folder (refer to image). Partners take turns selecting image cards, pronouncing the image and its final sound, and sorting it under the correct letter(s). They choose cards until all are sorted. This comes with the letters but no image cards. Have kids make them by cutting out images from magazines!
The phoneme train is leaving the station! Get your budding readers familiar with letter-sound correspondence using this fun phonics activity. They set up the initial sound and final sound train cards (included), placing a letter between them. Then, learners choose images to place beneath the train cars to indicate words which begin or end with that sound. You will need image cards and alphabet cards for this. There is a diagram to show you what this set-up looks like. 
While this memory game activity doesn't include the necessary cards, it's still a great way to engage little ones in letter sound recognition. Provide a set of images and letter cards, lay them face down (like memory), they flip the cards over and attempt to see if the letter matches the first sound of their image card. They are timed while they do this, in order to build accuracy and fluency.
Matching letters to letter sounds can be fun and builds strong phonemic awareness. Kindergarteners take turns matching initial, medial, and final phonemes, to individual graphemes. They pick a card, say its name, then find the letter that makes that sound. If the card is a monkey, then the child finds the letter m, matching the grapheme to the initial phoneme in the word.
Alphabet insects! Who has ever heard of such a thing? Get ready because your class is going to research insects that start with a specific letter of the alphabet. In small groups, they'll use the Internet and reference texts to locate common insects that begin with the assigned letter. Then they are challenged with the task of using insect behavior and physical characteristics to classify all the buggy names they collected during research. This is a great lesson that incorporates several key skill sets and looks like a lot of fun.
Make letter-sound correspondence a game using this activity idea. Youngsters work in pairs to drill and practice alphabet sounds, keeping track of their progress on a chart (provided). Working one at a time, each partner flips letter cards, saying the sound and letter. If they get it correct, it goes in the YES pile. If incorrect, it goes in the NO pile. YES and NO labels are included for printing, but the letter cards are not. Partners keep track of their YES and NO numbers on the recording sheets and drill the letters they have trouble with.
Students visually represent information by using magnetic letters of the alphabet and understand and use technical vocabulary. They are able to repeat the name of the letters and sing the "Alphabet Song". They show what they have learned by playing bingo.
In this sentence tracing worksheet, students trace the sentence containing all letters of the alphabet. Students trace the sentence 5 times and write it 1 time.

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