Perfect for preschool through first grade, this is a fun way to practice letter sounds. Beginning Sounds Matching Game. Teach phonemic awareness and build vocabulary. This is a Phonics Literacy Center that is fun for your emergent readers! Students match the beginning sound of the picture on their game card to one of 6 pictures on their game boards. Also fun practice for English Language Learners.
Game Sign for Center (Slide 1)
Directions for Center (Slide 2)
Game boards: 8 for variation of play (Slides 4-11)
Game cards: 60 (Slides 12-21)
Manage Your Literacy Center:
Print out materials on cardstock.
Laminate materials for durability.
Materials can be stored in large gallon zip lock freezer bags.
Model the game for students and emphasize beginning sounds by stretching them out.
Demonstrate how to clean up the center when the game is over.
Supports Phoneme matching: Initial sounds. Builds vocabulary and phonemic awareness.
Supports common core state standards.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.K.3a Demonstrate basic knowledge of one-to-one letter-sound correspondences by producing the primary sound or many of the most frequent sounds for each consonant.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.K.2d Isolate and pronounce the initial, medial vowel, and final sounds (phonemes) in three-phoneme (consonant-vowel-consonant, or CVC) words.1 (This does not include CVCs ending with /l/, /r/, or /x/.)
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