Vocalic R Minimal Pair Activity - Vocalic R Vowel Differentiation (+ digital)

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155 Ratings
Kiwi Speech
Grade Levels
2nd - 6th
Formats Included
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13 + google slidess
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I always like having a variety of resources for the vocalic R sound. My students have enjoyed this product.
This is a great introduction activity for students to learn the different kinds of "r's". Mine is laminated with velcro because it is consistently a go-to activity!
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  1. This bundle of resources includes 9 different products from my store specifically designed to target and practice vocalic R, prevocalic R, and R blends. This bundle includes:-Vocalic R Elicitation Webs: designed to help facilitate production of vocalic R with those students who already have initial/
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This activity is perfect for those students who have been making progress with their vocalic R sounds, but are still having trouble differentiating the vowels.

Every year, I have a few students who have developed the R in their vocalic Rs, but whose "shirts" still sound like "shorts". This activity was developed for them to learn to differentiate between the different vocalic Rs in a minimal-pairs activity.

This product now contains a digital version on Google Slides as well as the printable versions.

This set includes three levels of the same activity - a grid where students will sort columns by vocalic R sound, and rows by initial sounds.

Level 1: Using the pictures and words, place the tiles in the correct place in the grid.

Level 2: Write your minimal pairs words in the blank spaces on the grid. This grid includes some words already written in to get you started.

Level 3: Write the words in the blank spaces on the grid. This grid includes only a few words already written in, and has a row at the bottom for you to create your own set.

Each page comes in color as well as a printer-friendly black and white version.


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13 + google slidess
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