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71 reviewed resources for initial sound fluency

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Phonics

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
After learning the letters of the alphabet and their initial sounds, emerging readers begin building words in order to read them. By recognizing initial, medial, and final sounds, learners are able to substitute phonemes into old words...
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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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Fluency: Letter sound correspondence

For Teachers K - 1st
While this memory game activity doesn't include the necessary cards, it's still a great way to engage little ones in letter sound recognition. Provide a set of images and letter cards, lay them face down (like memory), they flip the...
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VCe Rule Fluency

For Teachers K - 1st
Explore English by identifying word structures. Learners find many words that end with a vowel, consonant, and then an e. The class will participate in a word flash card game in which they correctly pronounce vowel-consonant words.
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Stackers Game for word fluency

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students create three letter words and decode for fluency and accuracy.  In this fluency lesson, students use alphabet tiles to build words with the CVC pattern and read the word aloud.  Students alternate turns by stacking one new tile...
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Initial Sound Fluency

For Teachers K - 1st
Students practice saying the first sounds in words pre-selected by the teacher. In this initial sounds fluency lesson, students practice saying and elongating the initial sounds in words.
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Let's Read For Speed!

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Explore reading for fluency and speed with your class. They discuss reading faster, smoother, and with more expression. Practice reading with fluency using one minute timed reads. They read "Tin Man Fix-It." and record how many words...
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Hungry Letter Mouse

For Teachers K - 1st Standards
The little letter mouse makes this a very cute and kids friendly activity. In pairs, learners take turns writing and identifying letters on a white board. Learner one writes a letter, learner two finds in on the alphabet strip. If he is...
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Up, Up and Away With Fluency

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students practice their reading fluency through the use of various strategies. After reviewing decoding and rereading, students complete an initial read of a novel text. Working with a partner, they complete a timed assessment of their...
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Fluency is Fun

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Young scholars improve their reading fluency through the using various strategies. After reviewing decoding strategies, students complete an initial read of a story. Working with a partner, they complete a timed assessment of their words...
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Phonemic Awareness

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Start beginning readers on a path toward fluency with the help of this phonemic awareness resource. Taken from a larger comprehensive literacy program, these sample materials and lessons support children as they learn to recognize...
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Fire! Fire! Fire!

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
The book Play Ball, Amelia Bedelia, is read with quickness and fluency in this lesson. The teacher models slow, choppy oral reading, and then smooth, quick, and fluent oral reading. Then, students read orally with a partner, encouraging...
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Reintroduce /c/

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Do you c what I c? Use these strategies combining pronunciation, letter recognition, and initial phoneme examples to examine the letter c with kindergartners. Scholars examine the letter shape and listen to you pronounce the soft /c/...
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Introduce /k/

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Explore the ins and outs of the letter k using these strategies combining pronunciation, letter recognition, and initial phoneme examples. Scholars examine the letter shape and listen to you pronounce the /k/ sound. Use these tips to...
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Stackers Game for Word Fluency

For Teachers K - 2nd
Explore words by building and decoding three-letter words. Real or nonsense words can be formed with the alphabet tiles. Practice fluency and blending sounds with CVC patterns.
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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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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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"Flying to Fluency"

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students become fluent readers by decoding words and practicing mastery of phoneme correspondences. They also practice repeated readings of texts along with timed readings of the book, "Pat's Jam." Each student interacts with a bulletin...
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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.
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Reading and Poetry Theatre

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Student increase their reading fluency through the use of various strategies. After reviewing crosschecking and cover-up, students complete an initial read of a novel text. Working with a partner, they read complete a timed assessment of...
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Monkey Reading

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students work to gain fluency and become successful readers through repeated readings. They use the cover-up method to help them decode new words and chart their progress as they complete one-minute timed readings with a partner.
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Fly Away Into Reading

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students complete repeated readings of the same passage in order to increase their reading fluency and comprehension. They listen as the teacher reads both with and without fluency to hear the difference. Working in small groups, they...
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On Your Mark, Get Set, Read

For Teachers K - 1st
Student increase their reading fluency through the use of various strategies. After reviewing chunking, decoding, and rereading, students complete an initial read of a novel text. Working with the instructor, they read complete a timed...
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Speedy, Speedy Students Reading Fast

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students review basic reading decoding. Given books at their independent reading level, they read independently and with several different partners to increase reading fluency. They see how many more words per minute they can read after...