/u/ Word List

This /u/ Word List worksheet also includes:

Son, sum, sun.The /u/ sound is featured in this phonemic awareness activity that asks learners to identify and highlight the /u/ sound in a list of 39 words. The purpose here is to help readers develop the awareness skills needed to detect the vowel sounds in words and the conscious awareness of the sound structure of words.

 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • To reduce stress, introduce only a few words at one time
  • 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
Classroom Considerations
  • The resource is the 15th in a series of 16 resources designed to develop the awareness skills needed to detect the vowel sounds in words 
  • Although designed specifically for learners with dyslexia, the cards may be used to teach phonemic awareness to all those learning to read
Pros
  • Each card in the series uses the same typeface
  • A link is provided to a scrabble game that features the /u/ sound
Cons
  • None
Common Core