Letter tiles are an amazing resource that afford teachers endless opportunities and ideas of use. Print out this freebie and use today--great for tactile and visual learners!
This freebie includes an uppercase and lowercase alphabet set, with vowels in red for easy identification.
Directions for use: Print word building tiles on white paper Keep each set of tiles in its own plastic Ziploc bag, or other individual storage device.
-For sturdier tiles use cardstock and laminate
-Place a label on the back of each tile (purple dot, blue dot, red dot, etc.) this ensures letter sets are not mixed and pieces don’t go missing.
-Letter matching (match upper case with lower case, use letter tile mat, etc.)
-Beginning and ending sounds (use pictures to match letter and its sound with beginning sound or ending sound of a picture)
-Practicing the alphabet (placing letters in alphabetic order)
-Spelling (stretch out sounds in word, pull letters to match the sounds and spell the word)
-Letter Name Game– call out a letter and have the child pull the letter tile that matches the letter you called
-Letter Sound Game—say a letter sound and have the child pull the letter tile that matches the sound you said.
-Sight word practice
-Manipulation of phonemes (Spell the word cat, now change cat to bat, change bat to rat, etc.)
-Decoding—Segment and then blend simple words