Letter Skills

Letter Skills Building Series

- Leads Towards Reading
- Focuses On Sound Use For

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Letter Recognition

Letter and Sound Recognition

- Works on Blends, Plurals
- Diagraphs, Plurals, and Long Sounds

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Letters and Sounds Lesson Plans

A Model Lesson for Teaching Phonics Phonics Assorted Skills, Volume 3
Letter and Sound Recognition Workbook Phonics Assorted Skills, Volume 4
Letter Skills Series Consonant Blends and H Digraphs
Long Vowels, Compounds, and Contractions Phonics Teaching Theme
Phonics Assorted Skills Workbook Phonics Worksheets
Phonics Assorted Skills, Volume 2 Word Families Workbook

  • ABC Beat the Clock Adventures- This is an interesting lesson on putting letters and words in alphabetical order that involves games and cooperative learning to solve problems.
  • ABC Bingo- This lesson reinforces the alphabet through a homemade ABC bingo game.
Syllables

Phonics Skills Volume 3

- Antonym Sounds, Hard/Soft
- Homophones, Silent Letters

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Double Consonsant

Phonics Skills Volume 1

- Consonant Blends, Long Vowels, Suffixes, Visuals
- Word Endings and Vowel Controls

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  1. ABC Detectives- Students will alphabetize words according to the first letter while pretending to be detectives with magnifying glasses. Your students will also be working on their social skills and character development when working with their teams and partners.
  2. ABC Rhyme Time- After producing a word family list, students will put the list in ABC order.
  3. ABC's Transformer- This activity allows students to design their own letter graph, and then produce the resulting graphs after a translation, reflection, and rotation.
  4. Beginning Sound Flashcard Game - The student will be able to name common objects in English by verbally identifying pictures of common objects.
  5. Beginning Sound Game - This cooperative learning structure was chosen because of the type of lesson and desired group structure.
  6. Blending - They will select letter patterns and know how to translate them into spoken language by using phonics, syllabication, and word parts.
  7. Building With Blends- The students learn how to blend sound components into words by completing a whole group activity with the teacher. They then use this knowledge in a station activity game where they match word parts with blends to form complete words.
  8. Connecting Sounds with Letters - The Letter 'b' and the sounds it makes which creates words, naming familiar things in our environment.
  9. Consonant Blends - Getting kids to blend sounds to make words is an essential step in learning to read.
  10. Consonants- Create and state a series of rhyming words, including consonant blends.
  11. I Can Make a Pattern, You Can Make a Pattern- Patterns, patterns everywhere! Can you make a pattern? Students will make a physical pattern using sounds, physical movements, and manipulatives.
  12. Good Vibrations - The goal of this lesson would to have the students be able to read the book in groups and then try out the different tools that make vibrations, and sounds.
  13. Learning Letters/Sounds -To teach the pupil the letters of the alphabet and to becoming automatic in alphabet sequencing.
  14. Learning Letters and Sounds - Learning sounds of letters with pictures and textures.
  15. Let's Visit Letter Land- Students listen to a narrative story of how the letters learn what alphabetical order is when the letters can't figure out who should start the Letter Land Parade.
  16. Letters and Sounds; M & O - Students will identify the letters M and O Student will identify the sounds for /M/ and short-/O/ .
  17. Letter and Sound of Mm - Know the sound letter Mm makes, be able to tell and identify words that start with letter Mm.
  18. Letters Alive, Oh, My!- I write A, you write A A A A . This lesson helps students form the letter Aa.
  19. Letters Everywhere! - Students will be able to sound out the blend sounds that are shown in diagrams with 90 percentage points of accuracy and relation.
  20. Learning the Short "e" Sound - This lesson will help students recognize and respond to the sound of the short "e" sound.
  21. Names Count!- Using the number of letters in their names and in fairy tale characters' names, students work in small groups to complete a graph and use data to determine range, mode, and median.
  22. Ordering the Alphabet- Students learn how to order the letters in the alphabet using twenty words, using names of objects found at home and school, names of animals, and color words.
  23. Quick and Sticky Context Clues- This lesson shows students how to use beginning sounds and context clues to determine what an unknown word is.
  24. Rhyming Words/Beg. Sounds - The teacher will use CRF templates and maps to maintain systematic and explicit instruction.
  25. Short e vowel Sounds - Students will read the list of short e words and select the word that explains the picture.
  26. Short-Vowel Sounds - Read and be able to identify words that have short-vowel sounds.
  27. Sound Detective- Students listen for a particular letter sound and decide whether it is at the beginning, middle or end of a word.
  28. Sound Search- This lesson is for students working on letter/sound recognition.
  29. Sounds Like Homonyms - The students will understand what Homonyms are and give specific examples.
  30. Teaching sh, ch, ck, and th - The learner will apply phonics and structural analysis to decode words.
  31. The letter P- Students will be able to articulate simple sentences (expressing one thought) using present progressive -ing forms. For example, "I am popping popcorn."
  32. The Vowel Slide- Students will learn that every word must have a vowel.
  33. Using Phonics to Increase Reading Speed - To teach the students the association of sound with letter (printed symbols).
Vowels

Long Vowels, Compound Words, Contractions

- More Advanced Skills
- Ease Students Towards Reading

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Writing

The Alphabet and Letter Skill Building Series

- Over 75 Printables
- Vocabulary Builders, Puzzles, and Fun

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