Digital Syllables Practice | Open and Closed Syllables and Beyond | BOOM Cards™

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Help your students master 5 different syllable types (open and closed syllables, silent e syllables, vowel team syllables, r-controlled syllables) and 3 different syllable division rules (VC/CV, V/CV, VC/V) with these digital phonics activities!

This resource is also a part of the complete first grade digital phonics bundle.

These activities will help you…

- Save tons of prep time (the games are all ready to play, no prep required!)

- Quickly and easily differentiate word work by assigning different decks to different students

- Get students EXCITED about practicing words and phonics patterns

- Hold students accountable for their independent word work activities

- Provide students with immediate feedback (no grading involved!)

- Stop worrying about students forgetting directions or not being able to identify pictures - audio directions and support are included!

The games were created on the Boom Learning℠ platform. They’re easy for young students to use and very versatile - they can be played on any tablet, computer, Chromebook, or laptop!

You do NOT have to download any apps in order to use these materials. If you would like to use an app, however, they are available for free for Apple, Google, and Kindle devices.

The bundle includes the following individual games/decks:

  • Practice with Open and Closed Syllables
  • VC/CV Syllable Division Rule Practice
  • V/CV Syllable Division Rule Practice
  • VC/V Syllable Division Rule Practice
  • Introduction to VCE (Silent E / Magic E) Syllables
  • Introduction to Vowel Team Syllables
  • Introduction to R Controlled Syllables
  • Mixed Practice With Open, Closed, Silent E, Vowel Team, and
  • R-Controlled Syllables

(Not all syllable types and syllable division rules are taught; this resource is designed to be used with first graders who have not yet learned all syllable types and syllable division rules.)

Activities include: dividing 2-syllable words, identifying syllable types, and more! Audio support and directions are provided for every task.

What do I need in order to use Boom?

You will need:

- A computer, laptop, tablet, or Chromebook

- An internet browser that is less than 3 years old (OR the free BOOM app)

- A Boom Learning account (FREE!)

- An internet connection that students can use on a computer, tablet, or interactive whiteboard to access the games

How do I download or access these materials?

When you purchase this resource, you’ll receive a PDF download. Inside the PDF you will find directions and a link to click.

You’ll click the link(s) to add each deck to your Boom library (if you do not already have an account, you will be prompted to set up a free one when you click the link).

Why do I have to set up an account with Boom?

To use Boom Cards, you must open at least a FREE Boom Learning account (just like you have to have a Google account to use Google resources). Free accounts include the ability to generate student progress reports for 5 students and to make up to 5 DIY decks. Free accounts also allow you to assign Boom Cards to unlimited students (without progress reports) using the Fast Play pin option available in the Library.

How many devices can I use these games with?

As many as you like! One license allows you (one teacher) to use the games with all of your students. You can even assign them as homework if you like.

Want to try out some Boom cards before you purchase?

Click HERE to download a deck for free! You can also find complete previews of several decks by clicking the PREVIEW button at the top of this page.


Boom Learning: The Fine Print:

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