Systematic phonics is a grouping of my favorite word sorts and games that I have created. This group of activities is the bundle I use in my classroom.
Onset and Rime to Make Words
*This is a researched based regular word making lesson based onset and rime. Phonemes and blends are the onsets and graphemes are the rimes.
*Scaffolds: Limit the number of rimes used. Use rimes with same vowels, such as: at or an.
*This can be laminated and used as a center or copied and given to each child. I use this in my classroom in my word work center. I put the recording sheet in a plastic sleeve so that it can be erased and used again.
I Have Who Has With Dolch Sight Words
*This is a community building activity that your students will love. I use this as a started to my morning meeting or when found with a few extra minutes. This activity contains pre-emergent and emergent dolch words.
*SWITCH decoding may be used in a word work or literacy center. I have also used the cards for my guided reading groups.
*Aligned with Common Core to teach cvc, cvce, cvvc, and ccvc.
*For two to six players.
*Deal four cards (face up) in front of each player.
*Place the rest of the cards in a draw pile in the middle of your playing space.
*Turn over the first card in the draw pile.
*The first player plays one of his/her cards on the top of card from the draw pile. The player’s card must match the beginning sound or rhyme with the draw pile card. *He/she must read the card (with or without help) as it is played.
*If a player does not have a card to play, the player must draw another card. The card may be played if it has the same beginning sound or rhymes. If the card is not able to be played it is added to the players cards face up in front of him/her.
*SWITCH CARD: A switch card may be played if a player has no other card that is able to be played. The player may choose any of her/his cards to place on top of the draw pile. The SWITCH CARD is then discarded and may not be used again.
*The game ends when one player plays all of her/his cards. To speed up the game, you may use a timer. At the end of given time, the player with the least amount of cards is the winner.
*I have included blank cards for you to program in sight words or other words specific to you curriculum.
*For my use, I glued the SWITCH cards to recipe cards and laminated for use year after year.
CVCe Word Sort
*Use the concept of the bossy e to teach CVCe vowel patterns. This contains a grid for sorting CVCe word famiIies. I use this in my word working center and for individual student use.