A fun and engaging phonics game that practices the r-controlled vowels of AR, ER, IR, OR, UR using NON-SENSE WORDS ONLY. This is the perfect game to see if your students are truly grasping the skill of decoding r-controlled vowels.
-Pass out the attached page to each student.
-Pair up students and give them one 6-sided die.
-One student plays the role as the “driver” while the other is the pit crew “coach”.
-Students will take turns rolling the dice and reading the matching column with accuracy.
-To make it more exciting, walk around the room and find a “driver” who can speed read in front of the entire class.
-For Fun: Let them design their own race car!
-Use for whole group, teacher table, or in centers! The goal is simply to get students decoding these word patterns quickly and accurately.
-Stephanie High @teachingonacloud