/er/ Word List

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As part of a phonemic awareness exercise, kids identify and highlight the /er/ sound in a list of 59 words and then read these words to an adult. The activity is the sixth in a series of 16 resources designed to develop the awareness skills needed to detect the vowel sounds in words and conscious awareness of the sound structure of words.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Laminate the cards to permit reuse
  • Some learners with dyslexia benefit from reading materials printed in dark brown ink on beige paper rather than the stark black ink on white paper
  • To reduce stress, introduce only a few words at one time
Classroom Considerations

  • Although designed specifically for learners with dyslexia, the cards may be used to teach phonemic awareness to all those learning to read

  • A scrabble game featuring the /er/ sound is attached to the resource

  • None
Common Core