Sports language activities | NO PREP

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K - 2nd, Homeschool
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These fun, sports-themed worksheets are both printable and digital in TpT Easel! No-prep early literacy skills for fans of team sports, with options for differentiation by skill in numerous activities. Used most with first grade and Kindergarten students and some second grade students. Please see preview to determine if activities will be challenging enough for your second grade students!

No-prep, digital-ready with drag and drop features, answer boxes with TpT Easel! Please note that we are working on improving the (portrait) formatting of the graphic organizer and writing paper pages within TpT Easel. Thank you.

This Team Sports (baseball, basketball, football, soccer) themed early literacy set includes:

  • Tips page: Tips for using activities
  • cover page students can color
  • Word / picture match (labels) with word boxes (cut and paste option)(digital - drag and drop)
  • Read and color: read short sentences and color pictures
  • Does it make sense? Read, think and color, fun reading for meaning activity. Color 'yes' (thumbs up) or 'no' (thumbs down) (digital - drag and drop)
  • How many syllables? Two versions provided (up to 3 or 4 syllables) (digital - drag and drop)
  • Upper / lower case match activities (drawing path of ball) - Differentiated Version 1 (2pgs x 7 letters, 2pgs x 6 letters) = 2 double sided; or Version 2 (2 pgs x 13 letters) (digital - draw lines)
  • Fill In the Missing Sounds: Elkonin sound boxes (3 versions for easy differentiation) (digital - answer boxes provided)
  • Sentence puzzles: Create own story or use one of sentence strips provided (digital - drag and drop words provided) to [cut-up and] reorder - 3 pictures with two already done sentence options provided for each
  • Word Search - 3 versions 1) All upper case lists with in-puzzle clues, 2) Lower case lists with in-puzzle clues 3) Lower case lists without clues
  • Letter Bb emphasis: printing / tracing / writing practice - two versions 1) tracing, 2) tracing letter Bb and filling in missing word (digital - answer boxes provided) Please note: this resource will be bundled with Sports themed Sight-Word Stages Readers in future, only one is ready at this time)
  • writing: multiple 3-part Graphic Organizers are included for each sport: baseball, basketball, football and soccer; some blank, others with prompts (digital - answer boxes provided)
  • matching half-lined and fully lined writing paper to go along with organizers (digital - answer boxes provided)
  • a general sports themed organizer and writing paper is also included (digital - answer boxes provided)

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phonemic awareness | letter learning | learning letter sounds | hearing sounds in words | Elkonin sound boxes | practicing beginning sounds | phonics | Distance Learning | TpT Easel | Sports | soccer | baseball | basketball | football | no-prep | printable

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