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64 resources with the concept decoding words

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Phonics Monkey Worksheet

For Students K - 2nd Standards
As fun as a barrel of monkeys, a simple coloring learning exercise engages children in developing their reading skills. Made up of a picture of two monkeys with words printed in different sections of the image, young readers must...
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Wide Mouthed Frog Memory or Wide Mouthed Frog Sight Word Game

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
How appropriate is playing a game of memory to help children memorize their sight words! Offering fun frog-themed flash cards and instructions for playing two different sight word games, this would make a great addition to the resource...
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Alphabetic Understanding, Phonics, and Spelling

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Have your youngsters reading in no time with with collection of literacy activities and lessons. Starting with a basic understanding of the alphabet, this unit progressively builds students' phonemic awareness and ability to decode and...
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Fun Fonix

For Students K - 2nd Standards
Who says you can't have fun while learning to read? This collection of matching, tracing, and spelling worksheets engages beginning readers as they develop an understanding of consonant digraphs.
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Tomato Exploration

For Teachers K - 2nd
Create tomatoes in 15-20 minutes using this fun and interactive lesson plan! Learners listen to a book about tomatoes (recommendations listed), and focus on the vocabulary word tomato. They count the syllables and practice the plural....
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Play I Spy

For Students Pre-K - K Standards
If you're looking for a fun way to practice initial phonemes with emerging readers, look no further! They examine a farm scene to find things that begin with f, h, or g, writing the total number they found in a box beside each letter....
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Word-Form Recognition Accuracy

For Teachers K
What word is it? Build fluency with sight words using this sounding out strategy which enforces silent reading techniques. There are more than enough words included here on index card templates, but you can use this idea with any set...
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Introduce Word-Form Recognition

For Teachers K - 1st
Sound out sight words using these word cards and word-form recognition strategies. As you point to each word, scholars sound out the letters silently instead of segmenting the sounds aloud. Show them how you do this by mouthing the...
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Reintroduce /i/

For Teachers Pre-K - K
As your scholars begin learning letters of the alphabet, help them connect sound, pronunciation, word examples, and letter recognition using these strategies. Focusing on the letter i, begin by drawing it on the board. Can scholars...
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Phoneme Blending Accuracy (Mico Version)

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Which word is Mico trying to say? A puppet helps make phoneme blending fun as you challenge your scholars to blend segmented words. Mico (or a puppet of your choice) has trouble saying words without separating the phonemes. Using the...
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Introduce Reading Connected Text

For Teachers K - 1st Standards
Get your scholars ready to read their first story...with a little assistance, of course. Projecting the short story (included) for all readers to see, point to each word so they can sound it out together. The strategy here is not to have...
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Onset-Rime Segmenting Accuracy

For Teachers K - 1st
Use a puppet (in this case named Mico) to make onset and rime more fun. Mico presents 12 picture cards to kindergartners, all depicting single-syllable words. He pronounces them with segmenting onset and rime, encouraging kids to say the...
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Fluency Instructional Routine: Read Irregularly Spelled Words

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Readers practice irregular word fluency using flashcards with a scaffolded lesson plan. Your lines are scripted out, but it's easy to use only what you need. With a teacher demonstration first, scholars categorize sight words into yes...
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Say and Slide Phonemes

For Teachers K - 1st
Develop phonological awareness using this partner activity which has youngsters segmenting words into phonemes. Using the provided Elkonin Box picture cards, pairs practice orally segmenting sounds and physically representing the...
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“Wild Readers” Decoding Skills Lesson Plan

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Set young readers on the path toward fluency with this phonemic awareness resource. Based on the award-winning children's book, Where the Wild Things Are, this lesson allows beginning readers to practice isolating phonemes and...
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Irregular Words Fluency, Speed Battle

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Let's play a game! Explore language arts by participating in a flash card reading game. Kids utilize flash cards that have a number of irregular words written on them. They collaborate in pairs and compete as they attempt to pronounce...
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Last Sound Segmenting (Mico Version)

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Get your scholars excited about phonemes using Mico the puppet; they use the picture cards to examine three words at a time. Mico says the ending sound of one of the words, and learners determine which of them is a match. You'll want to...
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Reading Connected Text Fluency (Passage)

For Teachers K - 1st
Practice makes perfect when it comes to reading fluency! Walk your emerging readers through a familiar passage, slowly pointing to each word to keep every learner with you. While looking at a projected passage, scholars read one word at...
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Phonological Awareness

For Teachers K - 1st
Which object end in /l/? Partners work with real objects as they practice final phonemes. Here's how it works: Partner A silently chooses an object and sounds it out, determining the final phoneme, saying the sound aloud. Partner B...
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Decode and Write Words with More Than One Syllable

For Teachers K - 1st
Practice sounding out multi-syllable words with this scaffolded instructional activity. Learners decode words by segmenting them into phonemes and combining the sounds. Your lines are in bold here, but you can easily use this simply as...
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Phonemic Awareness: Say-It-And-Move-It

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
You can make learning about phonemes a tangible activity with manipulatives. This interactive lesson has budding readers practice separating words into phonemes as they take them out of a "treasure box" and place them onto their...
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Sounds: First and Last

For Students K - 2nd
In this beginning and ending sounds instructional activity, learners fill in the first and last letter blanks in six CVC words. The vowels are all given, so writers are practicing consonants. Use the picture clues provided in order to...
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Sounding Out Words

For Students K - 2nd
In this CVC words review instructional activity, writers examine six pictures and sound out the words that identify each of them. Spaces are provided to write three letters per picture. You might want to give hints as some of the...
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Spelling Difficult Words

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Young scholars view a film clip and sound out difficult words. In this spelling lesson, learners watch a clip from the movie, Finding Nemo, and examine how they should progressively spell out a word. Students pair share the process.