Apply letter-sound correspondence and beginning word sounds with an apple-themed letter recognition game.
Recognizing letters and the sounds they make is the first step in creating a love for reading.
And the first place to start is with beginning letter sounds!
In our beginning sound clip card activity students will identify objects in images and identify the initial sound by clipping a clothespin to the answer.
Practice Pairing Letters & Sounds with Our Beginning Sounds Game
Included with your download:
- 24 Initial Sound Clip Cards (Color and Black and White)
- Answer Key
Initial Sounds Scaffolding & Extension Tips
Allow students to write down the entire word of each card they complete in their notebook; Once all cards are complete, challenge students to sort cards by their initial sounds; After every complete card, allow students to come up with a new word that has the same initial sound.
Check out 10 helpful scaffolding strategies here!
Easily Prepare This Resource for Your Students
Print the task cards on cardstock for added durability and longevity. Place all sound game parts in a folder or large envelope for storage and easy access.
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This resource was created by Lisamarie Del Valle, a teacher in Florida and a Teach Starter Collaborator.
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