PHONICS FUN For/Grades/1/&/2 Lynne Wolfmeier ~ EDUC 687 Mercer University ELA1R2 The student demonstrates the ability to identify and orally manipulate words and individual sounds within those spoken words. ELA1R3 The student demonstrates the relationship between letters and letter combinations of written words and the sounds of spoken words. ELA2R1 The student quickly applies knowledge of letter-sound correspondence and spelling patterns to decode unfamiliar words. Retrieved from: https://www.georgiastandards.org/Standards/pages/BrowseStandards/ELAStandardsK-5.aspx
Welcome to PhonicsFun! • To get started on your study of phonics, read or listen to the story The War Between the Vowels and the Consonants by Priscilla Turner to be certain you understand the difference between vowels and consonants. • As you work through each slide, watch the video and play the Mind Reader game. Use the letter cubes or tiles to build the mystery word. For each phonics rule write your own riddle for the Mind Reader game and give them to your teacher when you are finished. The class will play the game together using all of the students’ riddles at the end of the study. • Additional games are at the end of the slide show. Log on to a desk top computer, go to the “L” drive, and pull up this slide show. Each game is linked from each picture on the slide. Use the letter tiles and “Say It and Move It” placemat to work the words. • HaveFun!!!
Materials to have available for building and making words… • Letter cubes • Letter tiles • “Say It and Move It” placemats (and tokens to move) • Dry erase boards/red, blue, green, purple, and yellow markers
Short Vowels CVC~a/e/i/o/u “One lonely vowel squished in the middle, says its’ sound just a little.” Double click on Annie and Moby, and watch as they teach about short vowels! Read My Mind: I am thinking of a word that has three letters. It is aCVCword. This word names something you wear on your head. The short lonely vowel in the middle is saying the same sound as in the word cat. It fits in this sentence: The baseball player put his _____ on his head. Move this box to reveal the answer. cap
Magic “e” ~ cvce “When e’s on the end playing the no-talking game, the vowel in the middle says its’ name!” Double click on the letters below to go to Vowel Boot Camp! Double click on me, Annie, to watch the video about the silent “e”. Read My Mind: I am thinking of a word that is aCVCmagic “e” word. This word tells something you do in the kitchen. The vowel in the middle is saying the same sound as in the word late. It fits in this sentence: Grandma likes to _____ pies in the winter. _u_e _o_e Move this box to reveal the answer. bake
Vowel Digraphs Double click on the picture to hear a fun song about vowel combinations! ai/ea/ee/ei/ey/oa/ay/ue “Two vowels standing side by side, the first one says its’ name with pride!” Welcome to Vowel Boot Camp! Double click on the vowel digraphs to learn more! Read My Mind: I am thinking of a word that has two vowels standing side by side. The first vowel is saying its name with pride. This word names a type of transportation. The vowel that is not speaking is an /a/. It fits in this sentence: Dad and I went fishing on his _____. ai ea boat Move this box to reveal the answer.
Guessthe Covered Words ***Use your white board to write your guesses. ***Hint: they all have a vowel digraph!
Vowel Diphthongs au/aw/ew/ou/ow/ oi/oy/oo “Two vowels standing side by side, and all they want to do is whine!” Double click on each picture to see videos about the whiners! Read My Mind: I am thinking of a word that has the “whiner” sound. It has one consonant at the beginning. The sound you hear is what people will do if you make a mistake in a game. It fits in this sentence: My dog shook my hand with his _____. Move this box to reveal the answer. paw
Guessthe Covered Words ***Use your white board to write your guesses. ***Hint: they all have a whining vowel!
Consonant Digraphs ch/sh/th/ph/wh/ck Read My Mind: I am thinking of a word that has two consonant digraphs. It has one lonely vowel squished in the middle. The lonely vowel is making the same sound as in the word bin. The word names a baby animal that has downy feathers. It fits in this sentence: The baby _____ was cute and yellow. Hi! I’m Annie, and this is Moby. Double click on our bodies and open the link to watch our videos about digraphs! Move this box to reveal the answer. chick
Guessthe Covered Words ***Use your white board to write your guesses. ***Hint: they all have at least one consonant digraph in the word!
The Bossy “r”… ar/er/ir/or/ur The letter “r” is so bossy, it tells the vowel, “I’m in charge!” When “r” follows any vowel, the vowel does not say its’ sound! Errrrk! Right-click on the perty bird to play a game! Arrrgh! Ahoy there Matey! Right-click on my body to hear a song all about the sounds me and me mateys make! Arrrr-errrr-orrrr!
Right-click (open hyperlink) on a picture below to play games to learn more about vowel rules: Bossy “r” Jeopardy Review Game Picture Match Game with long and short vowels “Learn to Read” with short and long vowel practice Silent “e” game Catch the short vowel words Sandcastle Quiz - diphthongs