These vowel buddy cards are the perfect way to organize your students into groups for learning! Students learn best from working and talking with one another. However, sometimes it can be hard to pair students on the fly in a way that will be effective.
Using these vowel buddy cards, you can choose to either let students pick five students they would like as buddies or you could prearrange the groups to suit the needs of your class. You can take into consideration things like different abilities, interests, and gender.
Once you have decided how you want to group your students, the rest is simple! Write five names on each line on the vowel buddy card, so that every student in your class will have five buddies.
When you are ready to have your students do buddy work, just call out a vowel buddy that you could like your students to meet with. For example, meet with your a buddy.
This can also be made into a learning moment by changing the way that you call the buddies. You could say things like meet with your /a/ buddy. That way students are accountable for knowing the vowels and also their sounds.
These are numerous ways these cards can be used in the classroom to group your students. The possibilities for how you choose to use them are endless!