In this gigantic packet, you'll find centers, activities, and printables to support your phonics instruction. I've included pocket chart sorts, worksheets, games, and much more to teach vowel teams and diphthongs. Download the preview to see more!
The following spelling patterns are included: AI, AU, AW, AY, EA, EE, EW, EY, IE, OA, OE, OI, OO, OU, OW, OY, UE, UI.
Here is a detailed description of each activity included! All of the activities are included in color and black/white.
Matching Cards-There are 4 word and picture cards for each spelling pattern. Students can use these in a pocket chart, as a memory game, or as a center activity.
Fill It In-Students use a dry erase marker or small magnetic letters to fill in the missing vowel team or diphthong. 4 cards for each pattern are included.
Scrambled Sentences-Each spelling pattern has cards to form a silly sentence. Students read the words to put them back together.
Find and Dab It-Students use a bingo dauber or color the words that follow the spelling pattern.
Pattern Sorts-These are ideal for whole group lessons or in a pocket chart or center. Each sort has headings as well as cards. The following sorts are included:
EA, EE, and EY
AI, AY, Neither
OI, OY, Neither
OO (like zoo), OO (like book)
Roll and Read-Students roll a die and read the words with vowel teams and diphthongs. 4 versions are included with various spelling patterns.
Spin and Cover-Students use a paper clip and pencil to make a spinner and cover words with the matching pattern. The spinners include:
AI, AU, AW, and AY
EA, EE, EW, EY
IE, UE, UI, OW, OU
OA, OE, OI, OO, OY
OI, UI, AY, EY, UY, OY, OU, AI
EE, OE, EA, UE, IE
OA, AW, OO, EW, OW
Write the Room-Hang the cards around the room and students fill in the missing vowel team on their recording sheet. I've included 30 cards so you can use them all at once, or split it up. After completing their sheet, students will make 2 of their own examples.
Printables-I've included tons of printables for you to use as assessments, morning work, for early finishers.
Sounds Like Bread/Sounds Like Beach-Students cut the picture cards out and sort them in the flipbook
Sounds Like Book/Sounds Like Moon-Students cut the picture cards out and sort them in the flipbook
AY, EY, OY Sort-Students cut the picture cards out and sort them in the flipbook
What's Correct-Students color the correct spelling of each word
Read It And Draw-Students read the words with various vowel teams and diphthongs and draw a matching picture
Search and Find-4 word searches with vowel teams and diphthongs
Going On A Word Hunt-Students search their books, classroom, and word wall for words including the various vowel teams. Then students write a sentence using some of the words.
Cut and Sort-Students cut out words and sort them by their spelling pattern.
Match It And Write-Students write the correct spelling under the picture using the word bank.
Read and Draw-Students read sentences including vowel teams and diphthongs and draw matching pictures.
Real or Silly Sort-Students read words with real words and nonsense words, cut them out, and sort them.
Find and Graph-Students read and sort words with vowel teams and diphthongs and graph their results.
Word Lists-I've included word lists for each spelling pattern for you to use for spelling words, in lessons, etc. I hope these are helpful to you so you don't have to search! :) The following lists are included:
EA (LONG E)
EA (SHORT E)
IE (LONG AND SHORT)
Please don't hesitate to ask if you have any questions at all! :)