Pre-reading Practice – Differences and Similarities – Sounds
As a prerequisite to learning to read children need to appreciate the differences and similarities in shapes and sounds. This second set of pre-reading worksheets concentrates of letter sounds. Each worksheet has six exercises dealing with letter sounds.
Each worksheet contains six exercise dealing with sounds of particular letters. 34 deal with beginning sounds, six with end sounds and five with middle sounds.
Because graphics can often have multiple meanings a whiteboard presentation package has been included containing the intended meaning of the graphics. Besides being useful to introduce each worksheet and helping students to identify the sounds represented by the graphics it also introduces them to a large number of common sight words. These could also be produced as wall charts.
Children can be exposed to a number of sight words through the use of this presentation package and the the teacher’s explanations.
The worksheets images are all line art or greyscale which not only saves on colored ink but also provides opportunity for fine motor practice by providing outline images for the children to color.