Word Buddy Crew uses visual clues to help new readers anchor abstract phonics principles to memorable cartoon characters. The character, or Word Buddy, is a visual representation of the phonics rule or concept. Hints are wrapped into each character’s name, appearance, and identity. The phonics principle being taught is on a sign that each Word Buddy holds. If a student is able to identify and name the Word Buddy, then they have learned the concept without realizing it.
R Word Buddy Posters include:
AR - Ar in the Jar
ER - Danger Ranger
IR - Circle Bird
OR - Sailor Gator
UR - Purple Turtle
Be sure to also get the R Word Buddy Crew character cards to go with the posters, so each child can collect the Word Buddies as they learn them! Word Buddy Crew works in tandem with Vowel Buddy Crew, Blend Buddy Crew, and Alphabet cards
8-½” x 11”
1 per page
print on 110 lb. cardstock
adhere posters to black matte board
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