When students first start exploring with long vowels, it's helpful for them to practice with pictures, comparing the different sounds between long and short vowels. This engaging file folder game has children ice skating along a path, differentiating between short and long I sounds. The game is designed to be played at a beginner and advanced level, one requiring identifying sounds, and the other requiring written application.
Students who are English Language Learners or who have a reading disability, may have an even more difficult time hearing and applying these sounds. These students need opportunities to use pictures that require listening and hearing, rather than relying on the visual cues from written words. This game is a fun and social way for students to enjoy practicing short and long vowel comparison work, using pictures with the option for written application. This is appropriate for use during word study, at the end of a guided reading group for extra practice, during a literacy station, as part of an intervention lesson, and/or with a parent volunteer or paraprofessional.
Product includes game board, directions, spinner, game pieces, answer key and recording sheet for advanced level play.
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