Four pages of worksheets designed for kindergarten - Grade 1 focusing on the digraph 'ai'. Download FREE version of the first two worksheets here: http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/ai-Digraph-Printable-Worksheet-Words-and-Pictures-Literacy-Builder-Series-1190207
* differentiation - print in color to help students recognise the 'ai' pattern or in black and white for more of a challenge.
*phonetic awareness - build awareness of the 'ai' pattern through four simple but fun activities (with eight different 'ai' words)
*handwriting - practice tracing and writing 'ai' words
*reading skills - cloze sentences feature high frequency words so younger students will be able to read them with minimal help
* comprehension skills - picture clues help students to 'check' their reading, cloze sentences help students understand the word in context
*sequencing - word search encourages students to segment and sequence the letters/sounds.
* multi-sensory - students see, say and write
*application/problem solving - students apply their knowledge by finding the 'ai' words amongst other simple cvc words and in a word search
Most of the clipart used comes from: http://www.mycutegraphics.com/