Use robotics to increase literacy. Reading word families is an important skill for beginning readers. This resource is designed to be used with a programmable BEE BOT robot. It's the perfect addition to your literacy centers. Use it as part of guided reading or your RTI groups. This BEE-BOT resource includes 16 color and 15 blk and white picture squares. Each square should be cut out and made into a BEE-BOT mat. Each square on the mat comes with a matching programming card. Use the cards and bonus programming sheet touse critical thinking to solve how to program the BeeBot to the correct word. Perfect for homeschooling families. To help safe ink, I've included both color and black and white copies. Robotics is a fun way to increase student engagement and interest in reading. You can reach your most challenging kids.
Suggestions for using this resource.
I've used this to make 2 different mats, one with words and one with pictures. I have my students choose a card and read the word, then program the BeeBot to the corresponding picture. I also use it the opposite way. The kids can identify the picture and read the words on the mat and program the BEEBOT to the correct picture. Laminate the programming and have the kids write their code.
This resource alligns with the Common Core and with NAEYC- take a photo in action for your NAEYC portfolio
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See my BEEBOT in action with the “at family” BeeBot reading at word family
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