This pack includes all the most common spelling patterns. For each spelling pattern set there are 32 black and white cards (16 matches). This pack is perfect for interactive notebooks, word work, centers, etc. Students just cut out the cards, match/sort them and glue them in their notebooks (or a paper).
Spelling patterns included are:
long a: ai, ay, a_e, eigh
long e: ee, ea, ey, y
long i: igh, i_e, ie, y
long o: oa, ow, o_e, oe
long u: u_e, oo, ew, ue
diphthongs: oi, oy
diphthongs: ow, ou
diphthongs: aw, au
oo (as in tool) and oo (as in book)
Digraphs: ch, sh, ph, th
More digraphs: wh, kn, qu, ck
Great for English Language Learners because of all the pictures.
Besides cutting, matching and glueing there are many other uses for these cards.
1 Player Activities
Only look at the picture cards. Spell the words on a paper. Can you get them all right?
Write sentences using the words on a separate piece of paper.
Write a story!
Write a story on a separate paper using as many words as you can. Can you use them all?
2 player Activities
Play memory. Match pictures with words.
Lay cards face up. 1 player hides a card while the other players close their eyes. Who can guess the missing card?
Divide picture cards between players. Put the word cards face down in a pile. Players take turns reading a word card. If they have a match, they keep it. If not, put it back. The player that finds all their matches first wins.