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Phonics - Closed/Open Syllable Sorting Activity

Phonics - Closed/Open Syllable Sorting Activity
Phonics - Closed/Open Syllable Sorting Activity
Phonics - Closed/Open Syllable Sorting Activity
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Practice Activity for reviewing closed and open syllables:

1. Color-code a short list of closed (red) & open syllables (blue) using the 'reminder' hints for closed and open syllables based on the rules

2. Mark the syllables by scooping to the end of the syllable, marking it c for closed or o for open and marking the vowel short (with a breve) or long (with a macron)

3. Cut and glue the syllables into the graphic organizer to sort by closed or open

4. Check answers with the included color-coded teacher's guide/answer key


1. All 'words' included are nonsense words that follow the rules of closed syllables (ends with a consonant, vowel is short) & open syllables (ends with a vowel, vowel is long) in order to be sure that students practice, apply and decode the first two syllable types instead of simply memorizing or reciting by memory.

2. Words, and rule-based reminders are color-coded to help with cementing English language rules into memory - this lesson is ideal for students with reading disabilities, ELLs and secondary students who need more strategic instruction and systematic practice opportunities.

3. Teacher's answer key included

4. Great for independent practice, interactive notebooks and informal assessment.

5. See Sorting Activity #2 that adds the next piece: Sorting Closed Syllables, Closed Exceptions & Open Syllables -

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