This is a phonemic awareness activity for dyslexic, learning disables, and struggling readers. Phonemic and phonological awareness activities are a prerequisite as research shows for reading..
Instructions: the teacher says the word - the student says the word - the teacher omits the first sound - the student tells the teacher the balance of the word.
Example: Say across - omit (u) - cross
Say time - omit (t) - ime
Say him - omit (h) - im