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In this recognizing letter sounds learning exercise, students say the sound of each letter and put them together to make a three sound word. Students write and say 10 words.
First graders practice phonemic awareness by studying the "ab" word family and applying their knowledge through the use of chunking to build words. Students demonstrate knowledge of letter sound relationships through the use of Kidspiration.
Games make for good learning when coupled with strong adult facilitation. You provide the teaching and this resource provides the fun. Little learners practice building a relationship between letters and their sounds through a fun game. This packet includes instructions, game cards, and a spinner. 
Students review letter sounds on the board to build accuracy. In this reading fluency lesson, students take turns pointing to letters as the rest of the class says the sound for each letter.
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.
Have your class discuss the letter /l/ sound. Using a variety of entertaining books, preschoolers identify the sound of this letter. This is a terrific way to review the letter L.
Kids use their phonological know how to identify and segment onset and rime blends. Double rime picture cards (cat and hat) are chosen, then matched to onset cards that make each word, such as /k/ sound for cat and /h/ sound for hat. Onset and double rime picture cards are included.
Activate those pre-reading skills with a fun activity. Kids pull word cards out of a bag, they then write the final letter sound they hear when they say the name of the image on the card. Letter cards are not included but can be found online.
Students examine the elements in the story Chicka Chicka Boom Boom to help review letter recognition.  For this letter recognition lesson, students identify letters and their sounds.  Students engage in several activities which allow students to practice combining letters to create words and names.
Kindergartners begin to recognize letter names. They demonstrate fine motor skills through cutting and pasting, and they also become familiar with parts of books and their functions.
Young readers demonstrate phonemic awareness in words and blends, and recognize 100 high-frequency words. Use a nursery rhyme to point out rhyming words, and change the words by putting a new letter at the beginning. Each learner will practice different alterations. They use appropriate strategies for decoding and identifying unknown words and are given an assessment at the end to use as a guide for individualized instruction.
Stamp, slap, and clap! Emergent readers demonstrate their awareness of the initial, medial vowel, and final sounds in spoken, short vowel, single-syllable words with a stamp/slap/clap activity. After identifying the letters and sounds of the letters, class members indicate the proper position of phoneme with their actions. Word and resource lists, as well as a rubric, are included. Links to worksheets are also provided.
Readers practice reading words with the same letter sound to connect those letters and sounds. They recognize beginning consonant sounds by reading and listening to a story that highlights select words. They also construct a story by actively choosing words, use picture clues to aid comprehension, and match beginning consonant sounds.
First graders practice with beginning consonant sounds, including identifying initial consonants and matching letter sounds to their corresponding letters. They recognize beginning consonant sounds by reading and listening to a story that highlights select words.
Stage an "Orange Olympics" in the gym while completing phonics work on the vowel "o" and learning about the Olympics. This interdisciplinary unit provides practice with the vowel sound for "o" while integrating a social studies unit on the Winter Olympics and several physical education activities. Little Olympians play hockey, bowling and run relay races all with oranges. Afterward, they write about the experience using pictures from the events and computers.
Students use word processing software to create an alphabet book. They list pictures with the same beginning sound as the letters of the alphabet, insert clip art, label each picture, and print and bind their book.
Students observe plants outside the classroom and choose one in particular on which to focus. They write their observation in draft form and revise for a final book. They take a photograph of their plant to include in the book and for further study.
Like the classic game concentration, youngsters must employ both their memories and letter sound skills to succeed at this literacy game. Partners choose from rows of upside-down cards trying to match letters to images with the corresponding initial sound. Although none of the cards are included, finding them or even making them would be easy. Consider handing out magazines and having pairs create the cards themselves!
Students identify story elements in a book about Thanksgiving. In this reading comprehension lesson, students read the book A Turkey for Thanksgiving and identify the plot, setting and characters in the story. Students create a tally chart to show their favorite holidays as well.
Students practice their letter recognition skills by watching a Barney video, reading books, and completing a computer memory game. In this letter recognition lesson, students watch Barney's Alphabet Zoo video and read alphabet letter books. Students listen to the Alphabet Band story on a computer.