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Did you know that placing a red dot in the middle of words can help children see the whole word? Try it for students who just look at the beginning of words and then guess.

Eight Great Tricks for Teaching Kids How to Sound Out and Read Three Letter Words

Students are making words in this activity. They are creating a word in a consonant-vowel-consonant patteren. This could be extended into word families or sight words. Students could do this as word work or at a station.

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5 Fun Ways to Teach Letter/Sound Recognition

matching letter cases - letter recognition This is great practice for letter recognition and matching capital letters and lowercase letters.

Phonics Letter of the Week Bb {FREE}: Uppercase and Lowercase Letter Find... use dot paint, markers, highlighters, etc. Could also laminate this and use with dry-erase markers.

Dot 'em Gum Ball Letters. Love this for helping children differentiate between capital and lower case letters. Could use them with dot paint, stickers (fine motor), could also laminate them and use with different colored dry erase markers.