Lips the Fish teaches students how to get their mouth ready by saying the first sound of the unknown word. Children are able to answer the question Does it look right? by looking at the first letter of the word instead of just guessing a random word.
This packet helps provide students with the practice of
isolating the beginning sound in a word. Students that have a
strong foundation in letter/sound correspondence and this
strategy will be able to transfer that knowledge when they
Included in this packet are:
*Lips the Fish Strategy Poster
*170 beginning consonant word cards
*20 digraph word cards including sh, ch, wh, and th
*15 beginning short vowel word cards
*2 different recording sheets
*5 beginning letter assessments
This packet can be used as a Word Work center. Children can use magnetic letters to build the word or they can write the missing letter with an Expo marker.
This packet can also be used during your Guided Reading or RTI groups for students who are still struggling with beginning sounds and letters.
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Be sure and check out my other Lips the Fish packets:
Lips the Fish Reading and Decoding Strategy Packet
Lips the Fish Beginning Letter Bingo
Check out these decoding strategies packets:
Eagle Eye Reading and Decoding Strategy Packet
Stretchy Snake Reading and Decoding Strategy Packet