Phonics Blends br and dr
Clothes Pin Clips
This literacy center would be effective in any of the following settings
SPEECH THERAPY RTI ELL KINDERGARTEN FIRST GRADE
English language skills covered are auditory discrimination as well as expressive and receptive vocabulary using different r blend pictures. The two blends the students are listening for and marking are the initial blends br and dr.
Teacher Preparation: Make the number of copies needed for your students. Download either on cardstock for better durability, or regular copy paper. Then laminate and cut all 18 small rectangles and the 2 big circles apart.
Paste the Title Page, the Directions, and the Blends Answer Sheet, on a large manila envelope. Store the rectangles, circles inside for organizing purposes.
Fun Marking-Students will need clothes pins, or dry erase markers to circle answers.
Directions: Students will clip picture(s) using clothes pins that match the initial blend sound. Teacher within a small group could say,
"The letters br say (brrr) Do you hear this "br" sound in grass? in bracelet? in crane?"
Blend Pictures used
BR Blends- bracelets, branch, brave, broccoli, bridge, brown, bride, break, bricks
DR Blends- dragon, drain, draw, dress, dribble, drink, drip, drive, drop, drums
CR Blends- crash, crayons, crane, crack, crow, crown, crazy
GR Blends- grass, green, grab, grill, groom, grasshopper, grin
PR Blends- pray, press, president, pretzel, princess, FR Blend- frog