/ae/ Word List

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As part of a program to develop phonemic awareness, beginning readers are asked to identify and highlight the /ae/ sound in a list of 54 words. The exercise is the second in a series of 16 resources designed to develop the awareness skills needed to detect the vowel sounds in words.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • To reduce stress, introduce only a few of the words at one time
  • Laminate the cards to permit reuse
  • Some learners with dyslexia benefit from reading materials printed in dark brown ink on beige paper rather than the stark black ink on white paper
Classroom Considerations

  • Although designed specifically for learners with dyslexia, the cards may be used to teach phonemic awareness to all those learning to read
Pros

  • Only one sound is featured on each of the cards in the series
  • Attached to the resource is a scrabble game that features the /ae/ sound
Cons

  • None
Common Core