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LITERACY CENTER IDEA: Donut words-everytime the child moves the donut to a different plate, the word changes because the vowel changes, & they can record their words on the Donut Word List. *Could be used for CVC words

stretchy snake

A great idea for teaching blending and segmenting. An outline of a snake with three phoneme boxes to fill.

I love this "Shake of the Day" for CVC words and the special student of the day gets a 'smartie' for shaking a CVC word :)

Shake of the Day: CVC; shake all vowels; shake 2 words that rhyme; shake a picture and the letter of the beginning sound of that picture; Addition or Subtraction; 3 numbers in a row-example 3 dots / 3 / three

Using Blending Boards During Small Group Instruction | Make, Take & Teach -nonsense and real words for blending-free!

Using Blending Boards During Small Group Instruction | Make, Take & Teach -nonsense and real words for blending-free!

Need a spelling game for short vowel words? We love this roll & write short vowel activity - it's got 9 free pages!

Learn to spell short vowel words with these fun printables

Reading center FREEBIE to practice beginning sounds and CVC Words. Includes common core standards and kid friendly I Can poster.

Freebie - This file contains 2 easy to prep reading centers. One activity focuses on beginning sounds, while the other focuses on CVC/Short vowel words.

Phonemic Awareness Developmental Chart. Repinned by SOS Inc. Resources.  Follow all our boards at http://pinterest.com/sostherapy  for therapy resources.

Different levels of phonemic awareness related to different concepts and a range of ages. Link provides good explanation of differences between phonics, phonemic awareness, and phonological awareness.

16 Phonics Videos for Kindergarten - KindergartenWorks

16 Phonics Videos for Kindergarten

What Do The Letters Say? by Have Fun Teaching is a fun parody of What Does The Fox Say? This video is perfect for getting your kids excited about learning the alphabet and phonics letter sounds.

Kids read a just right book and make a tri-fold pamphlet on sentences in the book that have a period, exclamation, and question mark. Great punctuation practice

Put in interactive notebooks? Read a just right book and then make a punctuation pamphlet to go with your story. Students find sentences in their story that end with periods, questions marks, and exclamation points.