Teaching sight words to children with who come from home environments where there are limited language or reading opportunities can be a challenge. Often, sight word cards without pictures are not helpful to students with limited vocabularies. These picture cards contain all of the words from the Dolch pre-primer and primer lists. Each card contains the sight word at the top and a sentence using the sight word at the bottom. The Dolch word and sentence are illustrated for the child in a child-friendly picture that provides the context that children with language delays need to develop their vocabulary and learn their sight words. This packet utilizes a meaning-based approach to teaching sight words. It can be used with children from kindergarten to second grade. Children with language delays, from lower socioeconomic backgrounds and those from homes with limited language interactions or reading will benefit from this product. If you have been teaching a code-based strategies approach to your students to help them read sight words and you are not having success, try this packet! General and special education teachers will find it useful as well as Speech Pathologists who believe in pulling academic content into their therapy or are looking for common core-aligned materials to use to work on formulating sentences with their students. This product adresses multiple common-core standards for kindergarten through second grade.
Here's what you will receive in this packet:
40 color cards depicting each Dolch pre-primer word, picture and sentence,
40 black and white cards with only the Dolch primer word.
52 color cards depicting each Dolch primer word, picture and accompanying sentence,
52 black and white cards depicting only the Dolch primer word.
Three progress monitoring options for the pre-primer and primer Dolch words, black and white.Instructions, a rationale for using a meaning-based approach to teaching sight words to children with language impairments, teaching tips for using a meaning-based approach to teaching sight words.
Check out my blog post on this product:
Meaningful Pictures: Using a Meaning-based Approach to Teach Sight Words.
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