Oddball Sounds- Phonics Unit, Word Work and Literacy Center Activities

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First Grade Bangs
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1st - 3rd, Homeschool
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  1. This bundle has everything you need to teach young readers about the phonics and spelling patterns they will need to be successful readers and writers. Purchasing this bundle will save you over $18! Each unit includes the following:- directions for using the program and resources- a teacher's guid
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Some common spelling patterns make no sense based on previously taught phonics rules. Not to worry! No reason for young readers to get stuck while reading- these "oddball" sounds can be mastered when they are taught effectively in an engaging way! This unit has everything you need to familiarize your young readers with these tricky but common spelling patterns!

Sounds covered in this unit: al, kn, wr, igh, eigh, tion, aught, ought

Included are:
- directions for using the program and resources
- a teacher's guide with step-by-step directions for introducing the sounds in an engaging way
- anchor charts in three sizes (for teaching, posting on a focus wall, and flash cards/mini-books for small group review)
- clipboard companion printables (for student use during instruction)
- rule poems/reminder posters
- 2 types of printables for word work with each sound
- sorting cards with pictures and words
- 70 differentiated sound boxes
- fluency phrases for each sound
- one breath boxes for each sound
- a phonics reference sheet for young readers
- assessment and checklist
- tips for differentiating instruction and support for three levels of student performance
- challenge words for each sound
- additional activities for extension

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This unit is the last of the Chunky Monkey First Grade Phonics Program. It would also be a valuable resource to use with 2nd grade students!

Here are other units in the series:

Chunky Monkey Short Vowels Unit

Chunky Monkey Digraphs Unit

Chunky Monkey Blends Unit

Chunky Monkey Long Vowels with Super E Unit

Chunky Monkey Word Endings Unit

Chunky Monkey Long Vowel Pairs Unit

Chunky Monkey Bossy R Unit

Chunky Monkey Soft C & G Unit

Chunky Monkey Diphthongs & Special Vowel Sounds Unit

Chunky Monkey Contractions

Chunky Monkey Compound Words

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Total Pages
143 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 month
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Demonstrate understanding of spoken words, syllables, and sounds (phonemes).
Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.


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