Engaging and hands-on Beginning Blends phonics practice! Your kindergarten or first grade students will love clipping or marking and writing words with beginning consonant blends and/or sentences. These are great for whole-class teaching, small group instruction, literacy centers, independent practice, morning work, or intervention.
80 clip cards (4 cards for each blend) that can be printed in color or black and white, and four different recording sheets (to write the blend or use the word in a sentence). These can be used for many different purposes and in a variety of ways.
Why use Beginning Blends Just Clip It cards?
Research supports how important it is for beginning readers to practice decoding and encoding words with consonant blends. Intentional, frequent, and focused opportunities to practice over an extended time (deliberate practice) facilitates automaticity with this skill. Since research also shows that learners are more motivated to do an activity that is fun and novel, Beginning Blends Just Clip It clip cards is an activity that meets that criteria. These Just Clip It clip cards combines the motivation of a hands-on, engaging activity, and deliberate practice with the goal of helping students gain automaticity in reading and writing words with beginning consonant blends and does it in a way that is both fun and motivational.
How to Use:
Go over each picture name with the students. Have them repeat the name of each picture. If students do the activity independently, teach them to look at the picture on a clip card and then, clip or mark the beginning consonant blend that matches the picture on the card. Students can then write the blend and/or a sentence using the word on a recording sheet.
This Beginning Blends Just Clip It clip card activity can be used as morning work, at the beginning of a reading group, in a literacy center, or any other way that fits with your needs. It’s also a useful tool to be used by a parent volunteer or a paraprofessional working with one or a few students.
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