Starts with a Vowel…
This cute little cut and paste activity is good for reinforcing many skills. It is designed to focus on initial sound-letter relationships. This little activity is designed for Kindergarten leveled children, but can be also used to reinforce letter-sound relationships with older children. There are two pages of activity for each short vowel and two for each long vowel.
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Starts with a Consonant
As well as focusing on the Common Core Standards listed below, this activity is great for working on fine motor skills, colouring within the lines, cutting and pasting skills. It’s also a simple activity that works well for children with short attention spans.
One of the great things about this activity is the simplicity of preparation for the classroom. Just photocopy, demo, and let the kids get to work!
This activity focuses on these common core state standards.
Recognize and name all upper- and lowercase letters of the alphabet
Associate the long and short sounds with the common spellings (graphemes) for the five major vowels
Distinguish long from short vowel sounds in spoken single-syllable words.
Know final -e and common vowel team conventions for representing long vowel sounds.
Distinguish long and short vowels when reading regularly spelled one-syllable words.
Know spelling-sound correspondences for additional common vowel teams.