Word Families Sorting Game for Smartboards and Computers

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Practice word families with this engaging sorting game for interactive whiteboards (SMARTBoard, Promethian, Mimio) and computers. With 126 words to sort, this game will always be fresh and fun. This game is perfect for whole class, small groups or individual play. Ten themes are included so you can play the game any time of year! The themes are: Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Winter, Valentine’s Day, St. Patrick’s Day, Superhero, Pirate, Western and plain Monster.

FANTASTIC FEATURE #1 – Endless Combinations
Choose any combination of the 21 word families to sort!

FANTASTIC FEATURE #2 – Increase Difficulty
Choose up to three families to sort at once! This feature makes it easy to increase the difficulty of the game as your students progress throughout the year. Choose three famillies to make the game more challenging.

FANTASTIC FEATURE #3 – Self Correcting
Students will know right away if they have sorted the picture correctly. If correct, the picture will snap in place. If incorrect, the picture will return to the bottom of the screen.

FANTASTIC FEATURE #4 – Spelling Practice
After the pictures have been sorted, students can touch the picture to reveal the spelling of the word. This works great if you have students write the words on a whiteboard or piece of paper and then they can check their spelling by touching each image to reveal the word.

I have included 10 different themes to choose from so that you can surprise your students with fun monster characters that dress up for the holidays. The themes are: Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Winter, Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Superhero, Pirates, Western and plain Monster. Your students will love the silly monster characters and the fun scrapbook theme!

This game is designed to be projected onto your SMARTBoard, Promethian, Mimio or Interactive Whiteboard. It is also a perfect game to set up on a computer workstation for students to play independently or in small groups.

Game Format:
This game was designed with Flash technology so that it will run on any PC or Mac computer without the need for specific software. It runs in your default free internet browser program.
Please download my free Penguin Waddle Race game and play it on your computer to ensure that your browser can run games in this format.

How to Play

Whole Class Cooperation - The class works together sorting words on the interactive whiteboard. Have one student at a time come up to the interactive whiteboard and sort a picture by touching and dragging the picture to an empty space for that sound.

Small group or single player – Played on a computer workstation, PC or Mac
Start the game on a computer and allow the student(s) to play for a certain length of time.

126 Words included in the game:
-at: cat, fat, mat, hat, rat, bat
-an: van, tan, pan, man, fan, can
-ag: rag, bag, tag, wag, flag, sag
-ap: gap, tap, nap, cap, sap, map
-ad: pad, sad, lad, mad, dad, bad
-am: ham, yam, dam, ram, jam, clam

-ig: wig, fig, dig, big, pig, twig
-in: tin, bin, pin, win, fin, kin
-ip: tip, lip, dip, hip, zip, rip
-it: hit, pit, kit, sit, bit, fit

-ed: wed, fed, bed, red, led, sled
-en: men, den, hen, pen, ten, wren
-et: net, vet, jet, get, pet, wet

-ob: cob, sob, rob, job, mob, blob
-og: dog, jog, log, fog, frog, hog
-op: top, cop, hop, mop, pop, drop
-ot: dot, pot, cot, hot, shot, knot

-ub: cub, tub, sub, club, grub, stub
-ug: bug, tug, hug, jug, mug, rug
-un: nun, bun, sun, run, fun, gun
-ut: hut, nut, cut, gut, rut, shut

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Word Families Sorting Game for Smartboards and Computers
Word Families Sorting Game for Smartboards and Computers
Word Families Sorting Game for Smartboards and Computers
Word Families Sorting Game for Smartboards and Computers
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