Ee elefante picture and letter Ee sound slider. Help build phonemic awareness with these phonemic awareness letter Sliders! Oftentimes, students have difficulty identifying beginning sounds and these letter sliders will definitely help. Beginning sounds are crucial for successful blending, decoding, and eventually reading! Identifying beginning sounds are the first steps in the reading process. They can be used for RTI activities to enrich or support letter and sound identification. These letter sliders can be used as an independent activity or even as part of your literacy centers. The students can use the letter sliders as a supplement when needing to recall letter and sounds of words that belong to each. By sliding the beginning sound pictures up and down, students can have additional support which can be helpful in taking the first step that lead up to reading fluency. Included is the activity is the letter, word, and picture that begins with that sound, along with 8 pictures attached to the slider that matches the beginning letter sound. You can run them on tag for better sturdiness and/or put them in a literacy center.