In this MimioStudio Notebook Interactive Whiteboard phonics activity students will blend letters to make words that have the short i sound using cloned scrabble tiles. This activity is compatible with Pearson’s Reading Street, Kindergarten, Unit 2 and Unit 3. There are ten slides in this lesson, with endless opportunities for whole class, group, and individual practice in centers or learning stations. The Challenge pages (pages 3-10, one identical page for each group to show their work) integrate a math component in which groups can challenge each other to arrange the words in order to make the largest total. This activity can be used over and over! Check back with Marcie Lindsey to see additional interactive activities in Smart and Mimio!