Perfect for the young learner, English language learner (ELL/ESL), RTI reading intervention, phonological awareness, phonics, independent work, small group work, whole group lesson, or cooperative groups (sorting cards as a group) who are learning alphabet letter sounds, short/long/ and medial vowels, and initial and final consonants.
There are over 200 picture cards within!
Get over 90 pages full of picture cards, letter cards, vowel cards, colored pages, black and white reproducible pages, activity ideas- such as how to turn a tissue box into a phonemic awareness center, unlabeled sorting mats for 2, 3, and 4 categories, and pre-labeled sorting mats for vowels.
This product is my original ABC Sorting activity, and now includes larger cards and pre-labeled mats, too.
Every picture card and sorting mat is in both full color and black-line versions.
217 picture cards are organized by initial consonant and initial short vowel sounds; initial long vowels are on a separate page. Use the blank sorting mats or the pre-labeled mats, or your pocket chart.
About the Vowel Cards:
-Contains both short vowel and long vowel picture cards.
-Vowel Cards: contains red vowels and blue consonants for consistency with magnetic letters and store-bought products
Sorting Activity Ideas with Sorting Mats:
-Sort consonants using picture cards
-Sort consonants vs. vowels pictures
-Sort short vowels picture cards
-Sort long vowels vs. short vowel picture cards
-Sort initial vowel position words vs. medial vowel position words
Phonemic Awareness Activities You Can Do:
-Rhyme picture cards
-Find picture cards with similar initial consonants, initial vowels, or medial vowels, long or short vowels
-Find picture cards with similar final sounds: /t/, /nt/, /l/, /s/, /g/, /ck/,
/a/, /n/, /r/, /y/ /o/, /x/
-Pick a card and clap the syllables. Sort according to number of syllables
-Segment compound words: backpack; fireman; flashlight; newspaper; popcorn; rainbow; toothbrush; underwear
Find Medial Position Short Vowels with picture cards:
(a) bag, backpack, bath, cat, banana, fan, gas, hand, hat, jam, lamp, van, wax,
(e) fence, jet, nest, net, tent, vest, pen,
(i) fish, pig, pilgrim, six, sick (which is the same card for "ill")
(o) clock, sock, log, dog, box, fox,
(u) duck, gum, bugs (which are also i-for-"insects"), jump, sun.
Find Medial Position Long Vowels with picture cards:
(a) cave, game, nail, quail, rain, rake, skate, snake, vase, whale
(e) beach, jeep, leaf, peas, queen, seal, wheel
(i) dice, fire, hive, kite, nine
(o) boat, comb, goat, nose, rose, yolk
(u) juice (box), tube, and the U sound in 'oo' words - boots, moon, tooth
Match Rhyming Words:
bee, key, pea
kick, sick (also works for "ill")
king, ring, sing,
nail, quail, whale
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