This game is an exciting, engaging opportunity for practice and repetition when students are exploring the consonant-le syllable type and syllable division patterns. It is also a great way to review reading other syllable types, as it includes closed, open, bossy r, and vowel team syllables, too! (Note: if your students have not yet learned more difficult concepts such as r-controlled vowels, vowel combinations, sounds of y, or soft c & g, simply remove the -cle and -dle matches from play). A description of -Cle syllables/division patterns, examples, and detailed directions are included, but this game is an adaptation of the classic Go Fish card game, so kids catch on very quickly.
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As an added bonus, these games help hone crucial executive skills such as sustained attention, auditory/visual working memory, controlling impulsive behaviors, organization, planning/prioritization, flexibility, and emotional control along with social skills like listening, taking turns, problem-solving, honesty, and sportsmanship. A range of words have also been specifically selected to help students develop a diverse vocabulary.
They are a great way to differentiate practice for all students within the general education classroom, and they are particularly helpful for students with dyslexia, ADHD/attention deficits, autism spectrum disorders, emotional/behavioral disorders, and other learning disabilities/differences.
These games are a fun, multi-sensory way to practice decoding words in a way that aligns with the Orton-Gillingham approach and phonics-based programs/methods such as Project Read, Alphabetic Phonics, IMSE, Herman, Spalding, Lindamood-Bell, Slingerland, Barton, Wilson, and others.
Thanks so much for your interest and efforts to meet each kiddo where they are with reading! I'm constantly working to create and improve upon games, so I eagerly welcome constructive feedback!