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Practice a Variety Of Literacy Skills with These Fun Groundhog Themed Center Games!
Resource Prep: Print, laminate and cut all cards and pieces to the activity. Worksheets associated with center game can be copied on regular copy paper. Directions to games are also located on each game card set. Note: You can choose to do all the cards or you can use the cards with the skills you are working on at the time.
Resource Includes the Following:
☀ Groundhog CVC Build a Word Card Sets: 44 sets (all five short vowels sounds included)
☀ Groundhog Build a Word Mat
☀ Groundhog Black & White Master Worksheet
☀ Groundhog Make a Word Game; 64 word chunks & 14 Worksheets included
☀ Groundhog Sight Word Games
☀ Groundhog Short Vowel Sounds Roll It! Read It! Words
☀ Groundhog Short Vowel Sounds Roll It! Read It! Sentences
After game cards are cut apart and mixed up, children take a picture card and build the word with the letter sounds to make the word. Children must have one of each colored groundhogs to make the word. Ex: Groundhog shadow with cat picture needs the c-a-t to build the word correctly. Children can place the groundhogs on top of the shadow card to build the word.
Children can use these mats to help organize how to build a word. This is a good resource for students who are just learning number sentences and ten frames or for those students who need visual aids.
Children can use these worksheets to record their work and as an assessment piece for teachers to see if students are understanding the concepts.
Children take a sun or cloud (consonant & consonant blends are provided) and put it in front of a groundhog word chunk to make a word. Children can write word on paper or white board or use one of the 14 worksheets to go with this activity.
Children place cards face down and take turns drawing a card. If student can read the word, they keep it, if they cannot they must put it back. If they draw a direction card, follow its directions They must read all their cards, the person who has the most cards wins.
Memory Game: Make two sets of the word cards and children place the cards face down in rows. They take turns turning two cards over to see if they have matched the same words. If it does they keep both cards, if not they turn the cards back over and the next child has a turn. The person who has the most matches wins the game.
Two types of game cards with short vowel sounds words and sentences. There is a game card of words and sentences for each of the short vowel sounds. There are10 game cards in total. Students roll one dice and read the words or sentences in the row they have rolled.
Kids have some Groundhog themed fun while learning a variety of literacy skills.