Activity

Letter- Sound Correspondence: Brown Bag It

This Letter- Sound Correspondence: Brown Bag It activity also includes:

Sorting objects according to their initial sound get scholars thinking about letter-sound correspondence. With 26 brown bags labeled with a letter of the alphabet, learners browse magazines and cut out images that begin with the corresponding first sound. Pupils say the first sound as they categorize each image into the bags. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • If 10-20 images are too much, have several pictures already cut out
  • Ask families to donate print resources
  • Use the provided images for an example of sorting, then direct class members to cut additional images from magazines and catalogs
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires 26 paper bags, scissors, and print resources such as magazines and catalogs
Pros
  • Boots cutting skills
  • Provides several picture cards; print, cut, and laminate to permit reuse
  • Offers several extension activities
Cons
  • None
Common Core