In this activity students will master the skill of deleting the final phonemes in a word to make a new word. There are 36 broken hearts. One side of the heart has the initial picture. Students name the picture, identify the final sound, then delete the final sound to name the new word and find the picture. Now they have the other half of the broken heart. Broken Hearts can be used in a Literacy Workstation or reading center. It can be played as a game or a puzzle activity. Students can work together in cooperative learning groups or independently. It is also a super activity for your small guided reading group. A perfect addition to your Valentine's Day Thematic Unit or your February Thematic Unit. Brought to you by Mrs. Horvath's Kinder.