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Lesson Plans and Activities for Teaching Phonics

Lesson Plans and Activities for Teaching Phonics
Want to try phonics in your classroom but don't know where to start? These free resources, including lessons and activities, will help you use phonics to promote reading success. Professional Development Resources Explicit Systemic Phonics by Wiley Blevins (PDF) This detailed article describes the critical components of a good phonics lesson. Preventing Reading Failure This Q&A provides information on how to integrate phonics lessons with teaching reading. Decoding Multisyllabic Words by Wiley Blevins This article from Instructor Magazine provides the information you need to start teaching your class about syllable spelling patterns. Professional Workshop Review our summer workshop, "Supporting Emergent Literacy: Developing Story Language Phonemic Awareness, and Phonics." Spelling Strategies: Make Smart Use of Sounds and Spelling Patterns This article from Instructor Magazine offers advice on how to build phonemic awareness as a base for spelling skills. Online Activities Which Letter?

Between the Lions . The Quiet Machine | PBS KIDS! Come play again later! Come play again tomorrow! Wilson - Ten Simple Phonics Activities Requiring Little Preparation The Internet TESL Journal Matthew Wilsoneducationaladvisor [at] gmail.comSendai Board of Education, (Sendai, Japan) Introduction Getting students to discover and practice the connections between letters and the sounds they represent should be an important part of any English class routine. The following are ten activities that can assist you in practicing phonics at any point in your lesson: Letters on the Board At first, the teacher writes some letters on the board. Speed Reading Write a number of words on the board. Battleship Phonics This is based on the popular game Battleship. Phonics Bingo Write a good number of sounds on the board, e.g., pha, ma, la, ga. Criss-cross Phonics All the students stand up. Missing Sound Draw or show an image on the blackboard. Two Sounds Good to practice sound distinction. Beginning/Middle/End Students copy down the chart you provided on the board which is divided into three sections. Ball and Cap Game The students pass around a hat and a ball. Pen and Eraser

Progressive Phonics - Progressive Phonics Learn to Read: Free Phonics worksheets, Phonics Games, Phonics Activities and Phonics Flashcards Phonics Flashcards Activities CVC Flashcards -with uppercase alphabets CVC Flashcards -with lowercase alphabets Long vowel (magic E) flashcards -with lowercase alphabets R Controlled words flashcards Lowercase LettersUppercase LettersAlphabet Train GameAlphabet Ordering Games Kids Phonics learning games: Phonics Games To link to this page, copy the following code to your site: <a href="

Phonological Awareness: Instructional and Assessment Guidelines By: David J. Chard and Shirley V. Dickson This article defines phonological awareness and discusses historic and contemporary research findings regarding its relation to early reading. Common misconceptions about phonological awareness are addressed. Row, row, row your boat gently down the stream. Activities like substituting different sounds for the first sound of a familiar song can help children develop phonological awareness, a cognitive substrate to reading acquisition. No area of reading research has gained as much attention over the past two decades as phonological awareness. The purposes of this article are to (a) clarify some of the salient findings from research on phonological awareness and reading and (b) translate those findings into practical information for teachers of children with learning disabilities or children who are experiencing delays in early reading. What is phonological awareness, and why is it important to beginning reading success? Figure 2. Figure 3.

Phonics Activities, Learn to Read, for Preschool, Kindergarten, First Grade, 2nd Grade Phonological Awareness | Reading A-Z Word Awareness Reading A-Z offers many resources for teaching word awareness. Materials that are well suited for "read-aloud" or "read to" instruction include alliterative Read-Aloud Books, Alphabet Chants, High-Frequency Word Books, Alphabet Books, and Shared Reading Books. Onset and Rime Awareness Strategic lessons that teach word families (phonograms) are part of Reading A-Z's systematic phonics lessons. Rhyme Awareness Reading A-Z offers Poetry Books & Nursery Rhymes for teaching rhyme—and some Leveled Books focus on rhyme awareness for an after-reading activity. Syllable Awareness Lessons in selected Leveled Books provide strategies for teaching syllable awareness. Phonemic Awareness Each phonics lesson includes phonemic awareness activities.

Phonemic Awareness - Pre Reading Skills - Reading Skills Pyramid Phonemic awareness is the understanding that words are made up of sounds which can be put together in different ways to make different words. Simply put, phonemic awareness is the moment a child realizes that if the "b" in "bat" is changed to a "c", then the word becomes "cat." Phonemic awareness is a critical pre-reading skill which is often overlooked. And while each child is different, most learn to read following a similar sequence. Many are able to continue with no trouble when steps are missed, but others may have difficulty later because they didn't make the connection. Learning to read should be an exciting time, and with Time4Learning, it can be. For more information, check out our curriculum demos or early reading lesson plans for kindergarten, first, and second grade. Phonemic Awareness Is Often Confused With Phonological Awareness Phonemic awareness is often mistaken for phonological awareness, which is the ability to distinguish sounds from one another. Fueling Curiosity

Not only does this site provide a lot of example phonics lessons, but it takes the time to describe the necessary components of a well-designed lesson. The fact that the site has interactive, online games is just icing on the cake. by theofficepicnic Jul 25

if dogs are a man's best friend, and diamond's are a girls best friend, it could probably be said that Scholastic is a Teacher's best friend. This site has teacher materials for professional development, student activities, and lesson plans, all easily accessible. by ttribou Jul 24

Scholastic is always a good bet for help for teachers. This site had lots of good ideas for lesson plans, activities, and reading activities. You can access more than just phonics activities from one place and that is helpful for any teacher. by vickiekwiecinski Jul 2

This is an article specifically for ideas for teaching phonics. There are a couple online games for learning and literacy, there are some sample activities from Scholastic, and there are some key ideas for introducing phonics and developing structure for students. by kbeck07 Nov 4

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