This resource is meant to supplement word work instruction in your classroom, whether you have a specific curriculum or not. These are easy, engaging, low prep activities that your students can do to enhance their phonetic instruction (specifically those kids in 2nd and 3rd grade). This resource concentrates on the au/aw diphthong.
*au and aw rules poster to be displayed
*Printable rules for student word work notebooks
*2 au and aw fluency building poems (students read poem and highlight words)
*2 Magic Squares pages
*au/aw word sort flap book
*Partner spin game
*Unscramble the Words
*Story Writing (students choose at least 5 picture/word cards and use them to create a story) – 2 templates
*Read, Circle, Sort (read the sentence, circle the au/aw words and write them)
*Roll and Write (Students use a dice to roll a number. They write the word of whatever number they rolled. First word to be completely filled in is the winner.)
*Color it Up (Students are given a picture and will color in the au/aw circle).