Diphthongs Phonics Unit, Word Work and Literacy Center Activities

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Diphthongs and special vowel sounds can be tricky for young readers, but not when they are taught effectively in an engaging way! This unit has everything you need to teach and practice these essential phonics skills!

Sounds covered in this unit: au, aw, ew, oo, oo, oi, oy, ou, ow

Included are:
- directions for using the program and resources
- a teacher's guide with step-by-step directions for introducing the sounds in an engaging way
- anchor charts in three sizes (for teaching, posting on a focus wall, and flash cards/mini-books for small group review)
- clipboard companion printables (for student use during instruction)
- rule poems/reminder posters
- 2 types of printables for word work with each sound
- sorting cards with pictures and words
- 128 differentiated sound boxes
- fluency phrases for each sound
- one breath boxes for each sound
- a phonics reference sheet for young readers
- assessment and checklist
- tips for differentiating instruction and support for three levels of student performance
- challenge words for each special vowel sound
- additional activities for extension

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This unit is just one part of the Chunky Monkey First Grade Phonics Program. It would also be a valuable resource to use with Kindergarten, or 2nd grade students who need a review.

Here are other units in the series:

Chunky Monkey Short Vowel Unit

Chunky Monkey Digraphs Unit

Chunky Monkey Blends Unit

Chunky Monkey Long Vowels with Super E

Chunky Monkey Word Endings Unit

Chunky Monkey Long Vowel Pairs

Chunky Monkey Bossy R Unit

Chunky Monkey Soft C & G Unit

Chunky Monkey Oddball Sounds Unit

Chunky Monkey Contractions

Chunky Monkey Compound Words

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Total Pages
196 pages
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Teaching Duration
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Demonstrate understanding of spoken words, syllables, and sounds (phonemes).
Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.


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