There are 8 Compound Picture Sorts
To engage early learners in early literacy skills within a developmentally appropriate activity.
Common Core and VPK Standards:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RF.K.2 – Demonstrates understanding of spoken words, syllables, and sounds (phonemes)
VPK Standard: IV.C.2.b – child uses category labels (e.g. fruit, vegetables, animals, transportation)
VPK Standard: IV.F.2.b – child combines words to make a compound word (eg. Foot + ball = football)
What is this activity?
Picture Sorts are engaging activity cards that you place in front of a child and work on early literacy skills.
Why is this activity important for early literacy?
The main goal of this activity is to help children start to develop Phonemic Awareness. Phonemic awareness is the ability to hear, identify, and manipulate individual sounds-phonemes--in spoken words.