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Monday, August 27, 2012

Sound Mapping

So, today I want to share with you something I do in my small groups in Reading.



So. What I use this for is for my phonics skills, or for my struggling readers/spellers.

I have done this with 1st, 2nd, and even my 3rd graders...and of course it's great with ELLs...

First, 

I give them a word, and they count out the sounds..

Looky here:


I've even had them use counters to move for those that are more tactile...


THEN, they write the sounds in each box...


(yes, I do nonsense words too)

When I do real words, the next step is to cover the boxes, then they try to write it from memory on the next line.


Then they write it in a sentences. 


I've done this for YEARS, but I just made it cuter, as I was looking at them today and thought they were SO boring...lol


AND I made a teacher cheat sheet so you can know how the sounds go in the boxes...



Click {HERE} to download from TPT.

Let me know what you think - or what do you do with a phonics/spelling/reading intervention??






13 comments:

Buggy In Kindergarten said...

Thanks so much!

Lisa R. said...

So perfect for my students!! Thank you so much!! :)
Lisa
Learning Is Something to Treasure

Elizabeth said...

Well, with all of that clip art you have been buying, I would hope you'd add some cuteness :)
Elizabeth

Haley said...

just what I need for my 2nd graders!!! thanks mucho!

Haley
Following Optimism in 2nd Grade

Karyn said...

Jen I ABSOLUTELY love this! Thanks so much for sharing! You really made it cute which my students will love!

œKaryn
A is for Apple B is for Blog
Kideducator@comcast.ne

Corinna said...

What a great idea:) This will be perfect for one of my guided groups in particular;)

Aloha,
Corinna
Surfin' Through Second

zputty said...

This is a great idea! I do a lot of sound mapping with the SPIRE reading program and this will add in perfectly. I see it as a great way to work with words at a center with a partner as well.

Thank you,

Valerie

Brenda said...

Thanks so much for sharing! I do use Elkonin boxes quite a bit, but I really like how you are tying the sounds & letters together.

Primary Inspired

Traci said...

ooooohhhh Jen - love it!
Been doing this for years, too - but this is WAY cuter!
THANK YOU!!!

Mary said...

Thank you for sharing! This is just what I need for my lower ability reading students! I can't wait to use them tomorrow!

Mary
Teaching Special Kids

Jenn Long said...

Jen!
These look great!
Can't wait to try them out!

A Pirates Life for Us

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Daina Roberts said...

This looks great! Thanks so much!

Daina
Sticky Notes & Glitter: A Second Grade Adventure!