Are you looking for a resource to make your phonics instruction engaging for your students? If so, then Phonics Friends are for you!
What are Phonics Friends?
Each week your students meet a new Phonics Friend that help them learn the weekly sound through engaging games, activities, and LOTS of hands on learning! Each day is focused on different skills to engage and excite your students.
Phonics Friends include:
New Phonics Friend
Daily Lesson Plans (aligned to the First Grade TEKS and Common Core)
Week at a Glance
Focus, Objective, and Weekly Words
Daily Phonological and Phonemic Awareness warm ups (Phoneme Riddles)
Direct Teach Lessons
Guided Practice Lessons that are engaging and hands on
Independent Practice Activities that are interactive
Word Work Stations that correspond to the daily lesson
Home Connections that are fun for additional practice
Skills included in this AI/AY resource:
Games and Activities included in this AI/AY resource:
Sort it Out (sorting words)
Sounds on the Field (segmenting sounds)
Table Races (word dictation)
Tic-Tac-Read (blending sounds/word reading)
Touchdown! (word reading)
The A Team Cheerleaders Craftivity and story/spelling rule
Pompom Sort (sorting pictures by ai/ay)
Heads or Tails (interactive word building)
Roll and Color (interactive blending/spelling)
What’s That Word? (interactive sound blending/reading)
Spell Check (assessment)
Word Work Station Activities included in this AI/AY resource:
Make it Monday (Making Words Puzzles)
Tell Me Tuesday (Build It Mats)
Write it Wednesday (Write the Room)
Thinking Thursday (Spin and Find)
Fun Friday (Sound Dominos)
Home Connection Activities included in this AI/AY resource:
Wrapping Up Sounds Bracelets
Spin and Build
Trace, Write, and Match
Smash and Match
Sound Master Award
Check out the PREVIEW for a sample look at what is included OR see the BLOG POST with a closer look at what's included.
This resource is also availble in the following BUNDLE:
Looking for other phonics skills? Check out my other Phonics Friends HERE.
Please know that by purchasing this resource you are purchasing the rights to use these activities in a single classroom. If you plan to share this resource with other teachers, additional license(s) will need to be purchased.
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