Word sliders are phonics tools intended for guided reading, word study, literacy stations or centers, partner or independent use!
These unique sliders are designed to allow students to manipulate both the beginning and ending sounds of long A words. This is an added challenge beyond typical word families, because it requires the manipulation of two sounds, while maintaining the medial vowel. The anchor image of the "cake", helps remind students that the middle sound stays the same, even when the beginning and ending sounds are changed. This true phonics activity supports vocabulary instruction as well, as it creates both actual and nonsense words. While this tool supports the instruction of typical readers in grades K-1, it serves as great social activity for English Language Learners, Special Education Students and struggling readers in higher grades.
Tools are designed to be reused, but could be consumable. Product includes template for two sliders, cover pages for storage folder and a master copy recording sheet for student use.
This product is part of the Long Vowel Word Sliders Bundle
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