Word building is a Montessori Inspired activity that helps emergent readers develop essential reading skills (encoding, decoding, analyzing and blending). It's a fun, “hands-on” method that keeps emergent readers actively engaged in the learning process.
This resource includes all of the materials needed to teach your students how to do Word Building.
Word Building I focuses on VCV words in the following word families: an, at, en, et, ig, og, ox, ug.
Included in this resource:
*Detailed Teaching Instruction Guide (14 pages)
*Class Word Building Materials (16 pages)
*Individual Word Building Materials (32 pages)
*Word Building Worksheets (16 pages)
*List of Common Core State Standards for Kindergarten &First Grade that Word Building is aligned with.
*Word Building Pocket Chart Instructions (step by step w/ pictures)
*Magnetic Movable Alphabet Tray Instructions w/pictures
*Introduction to Sentence Building
To go along with Word Building I, you might also be interested in Mini Phonics Readers I - by FUNetic Farm. These mini phonics readers include all of the same words and word families used in Word Building I and are a great follow-up to this unit.
Word Building I is part of the FUNetic Farm, Phonics-based, Early Literacy Program. Please check my store for more FUNetic Farm, multi-sensory learning materials.