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373 resources with the concept initial sounds

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Learning the Alphabet and Initial Sounds

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
The basics of reading begin with alphabet. This collection introduces all 26 upper- and lowercase letters in the alphabet. First, young readers practice writing and identifying each letter through engaging worksheets and activities....
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We’re a Family: Extra Support Lessons (Theme 3)

For Teachers K Standards
Pay special attention to onsets and rimes and initial consonants with this packet of activities designed to provide additional support to youngsters just learning to read and write.
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We’re a Family: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 3)

For Teachers K Standards
Teach your English language learners how to talk about their families with three weeks of lessons. Over the course of the thematic unit, learners pick up new vocabulary so that they can talk about families and relationships, clothing,...
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Look at Us!: Extra Support Lessons (Theme 1)

For Teachers K Standards
Support struggling learners and focus on the alphabet with the three weeks of activities and materials provided here. Each day, learners review some letters and practice others in depth. They work on rhyming, practice new words, and...
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Student Center Activities: Fluency

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Teaching children to read is no simple task, but this collection of phonics resources will make the journey a little easier. From simple activities and games that improve young children's letter recognition, to a reader's theater script...
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Christmas Worksheets for Santa's Little Helpers

For Students Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Just because children aren't in the classroom over winter break, doesn't mean that learning has to stop. Intended as a resource for parents, this eBook provides Christmas-themed worksheets and activities that engage children in...
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Letter-Sound Dominoes

For Teachers K - 1st
What do dominoes and phonemes have in common? Quite a bit in this engaging phonics game! Each domino has a letter on one side and an image on the other. Everything you need is here; partners place the starting domino on the table then...
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Chicka, Chicka, Boom-Boom, Rhyme-a, Rhyme-a, Zoom-Zoom

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Boost rhyming skills with a lesson that uses the classic story, Chicka, Chicka, Boom-Boom by Bill Martin Jr. A read-aloud sparks the interest of young scholars while they point out rhyming words and repeated text. A pocket chart...
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Speedy Alphabet Arc

For Teachers K - 1st Standards
Twenty activities make up a unit designed to boost scholars' fluency. Learning experiences work with participants on speed and accuracy while recognizing letters and sounds—including initial sounds—as well as reading words, phrases,...
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Word Family

For Students K - 2nd Standards
What do a man, a can, and a fan have in common? They are all in the same word family! Young readers practice adding the first letter or letters to each word within a particular word family.
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Phonological Awareness

For Teachers K - 1st Standards
Kindergarteners and first graders alike are engaged as they learn the initial sounds of objects by taking turns flipping cards to form a long train. This complete and ready to print activity helps young ones build the basic foundations...
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Sing the Alphabet

For Students Pre-K - 2nd Standards
A is for apple, B is for ball! Sing along as two small children sing the alphabet song in an engaging music video created to reinforce reading foundational skills.
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Summer Build-a-Word Puzzles

For Students K - 1st Standards
Help beginning students build words from sounds right before summer with a set of build-a-word puzzles. The 17-page packet comes with 45 beach-themed word puzzles.
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Phonological Awareness: A Sound Beginning

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Choose from a variety of phonological activities to complement a reading lesson. The guide goes through the basic components of good phonics instruction focusing on sound types, levels of phonological awareness, assessment methods, and...
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Beginning Letter Mats

For Students Pre-K - 1st Standards
Sixteen colorful images make up a phonics learning exercise focusing on initial sounds. Scholars name engaging images and identify what letter the word begins with.    
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Guest Teacher Plans: Kindergarten

For Teachers K Standards
Emergencies happen. Be prepared the next time you have to call in a substitute with a lesson plan designed to meet the needs of a kindergarten class. Throughout the day, class members work with number and alphabet cards, identify numbers...
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Syllable Game

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
Enhance phonics lessons with a collection of games designed to support advanced phonics instruction. Games include a syllable board game, sorting, matching, and more. All the games focus on syllable patterns and initial and final...
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Phonics: Letter Recognition

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Reinforce early reading skills with a packet of activities that focus on letter recognition. Class members match uppercase and lowercase letters of the alphabet, identify letters in popular nursery rhymes, and sort letters from print...
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A World of Animals: Extra Support Lessons (Theme 10)

For Teachers K Standards
Provide extra support with this collection of animal-themed lessons. Early readers gain proficiency in high frequency words are and he, practice blending short vowel sounds, and substitute initial and final phonemes while creating...
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A World of Animals: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 10)

For Teachers K Standards
Animals are the theme of this series of English language development lessons. Scholars take part in grand conversations about woodland, jungle, and grassland animals. They also go on picture walks, read poems and high frequency words,...
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Spring Is Here: Extra Support Lessons (Theme 9)

For Teachers K Standards
Spring is the theme of this unit of extra support lessons. Your early readers enhance their skills using chants, practice worksheets, picture cards, and alphabet cards. Topics include identifying syllables, beginning sounds /w/, /g/,...
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Activities to Build Phonological Awareness

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Begin your reading program each day with a mini lesson on phonological awareness using these engaging activities listed in the resource. Young ones will enjoy word families, clapping and counting syllables, identifying single sounds and...
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Look at Us!: Challenge Activities (Theme 1)

For Teachers K Standards
Challenge your advanced learners with this set of activities based around a common theme. Learners draw, research, share, retell stories, compare and contrast, and more over the course of these activities, which focus mostly on animals...
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Family Fundamentals for Summer Learning

For Teachers 1st - 2nd Standards
Just because it's summertime, doesn't mean that learning has to stop. Support children with continuing to develop their reading fluency with this extensive collection of literacy activities.