BEGINNING SOUND BINGO & INSTRUCTIONS

Purpose:

  • To model isolation of the beginning sounds of spoken words

  • To prepare the student to understand the alphabetic principle—that letters represent sounds

  • To prepare the student to learn the sounds of the letters A-Z


 

BEGINNING SOUNDS: SAME OR DIFFERENT?

Prerequisite skill: The student can isolate beginning sounds.

Purpose:

  • Practice isolating the beginning sounds of spoken words

  • Preparation for learning the sounds of the letters of the alphabet




BLENDING GAME BINGO
BLENDING GAME BINGO INSTRUCTIONS

Purpose:

  • To blend sounds into words in preparation for learning to decode

  • To model phoneme segmentation for the student

  • To prepare the student to understand the alphabetic principle at the word level

  • To prepare the student to encode and decode 3 letter words



 

ALPHABET CARDS

ALPHABET CARDS INSTRUCTIONS

 

Prerequisite skill: The student can isolate beginning sounds.

Purpose: To show the student how to identify the sound of a letter that is next to a key picture



 

LETTER & PICTURE SORTING

PICTURE & LETTER SORTING INSTRUCTIONS

Prerequisite skills:

  • The student can isolate beginning sounds of spoken words.

  • The student has been introduced to the alphabet cards and can identify the sound of a letter that is next to a key picture.



BEGINNING SOUNDS & LETTERS
BEGINNING SOUNDS & LETTERS INSTRUCTIONS

Instructions

The child must be able to isolate the beginning sound of the  picture.

Then he places a game piece or bingo chip in the circle above the correct letter.


LETTER & PICTURE MATCH

LETTER & PICTURE MATCH INSTRUCTIONS

 

Purpose: To practice matching beginning sounds to printed letters



 

 

#310 3 LETTER WORD CARDS

#310 3-LETTER WORD CARDS INSTRUCTIONS

Prerequisites:

  • The student can segment spoken words with 3 phonemes.

  • The student has good recognition of the letters A to Z.

Purpose:

  • To introduce decoding

  • Phoneme segmentation practice

  • Preparation for decoding


 

#311 4 LETTER WORD CARDS

#311 4-LETTER WORD CARDS INSTRUCTIONS

 

Prerequisites: The student can segment spoken words with 4 phonemes.

Purpose:

  • Phoneme segmentation practice

  • Preparation for decoding



   

#330 3 LETTERWORD CHOICE

#330 3-LETTER WORD CHOICE INSTRUCTIONS

 

Prerequisite: The student can segment spoken words with 4 phonemes.

Purpose:

  • To match the sounds of a word to letters

  • Phoneme segmentation practice

  • Direct preparation for decoding



   

#331 4 LETTER WORD CHOICE

#331 4-LETTER WORD CHOICE INSTRUCTIONS

 

Prerequisite: The student can segment spoken words with 4 phonemes.

Purpose:

  • To match the sounds of a word to letters

  • Phoneme segmentation practice

  • Direct preparation for decoding



  

#340 3 LETTER WORD PUZZLE

#340 3-LETTER WORD PUZZLE INSTRUCTIONS

 

Prerequisite:

  • The student can segment spoken words with 3 phonemes.

  • The student has good recognition of the letters A to Z.

Purpose:

  • To match the sounds of a word to letters

  • Phoneme segmentation practice

  • Direct preparation for decoding


  

#341 4 LETTER WORD PUZZLE

#341 4-LETTER WORD PUZZLE INSTRUCTIONS

 

Prerequisite: The student can segment spoken words with 4 phonemes.

Purpose:

    • To match the sounds of a word to letters

    • Phoneme segmentation practice

    • Direct preparation for decoding



#411 Yes, No, Maybe So SHORT VOWEL GAME

 

Purpose: Independent sentence reading practice without picture clues

Game:

  1. Student #1 chooses a Yes. No. Maybe So. card and reads it to another student.

  2. Student #2 answers “Yes” or “No” or “Maybe so” and gives his reasoning.

Note: Each student is bound to have differing answers and unique reasoning. Fun discussion, hilarious dialogue and earnest disagreements ensue, leading to much repetition.



#412 YES. NO. MAYBE SO. DOLCH PHRASES

 

Purpose: Independent sentence reading practice without picture clues

Game:

  1. Student #1 chooses a Yes. No. Maybe So. card and reads it to another student.

  2. Student #2 answers “Yes” or “No” or “Maybe so” and gives his reasoning.

Note: Each student is bound to have differing answers and unique reasoning. Fun discussion, hilarious dialogue and earnest disagreements ensue, leading to much repetition.