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Unlock the power of teaching reading at www.phonicspow.com. Check out the English is Weird board too. I had too many pins in that section and needed to organize by topic. So far Compound Words and Homophones are there. https://www.pinterest.com/rosemaryhonn1/english-is-weird/

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Word Searches
Vowels that vary
Consonants that vary
CVC Words
Word Sorts
Audio
Books and Levels
Bottle Caps
Assessment
Printable Games
Online Games
Syllables
Charts
Read Online
ABCs & Flashcards
Bookmarks & Incentives
Sight Words
Phonological & Phonemic Awareness
English is Weird
ESL & Tutor Resources
Word Families & Ladders
Silent e
Bossy R
Consonant Digraphs
Diphthongs

Word Searches

Bossy R with Consonant Digraphs Word Search

These words have both a Bossy R vowel AND a consonant digraph.

Homophones Word Search

Homophones are words that sound the same, but are spelled differently and have different meanings.

Words with a Long U Word Search

Puzzle where you must find words that make the long

Words with a Long O Word Search

All of these words have a long o sound

Words with a Long "E" Word Search

All of these words contain a long

Words with a Long "I" Word Search

All of these words have a long

Phonics Word Search Worksheets

Phonics Word Search Worksheets

Phonics Word Search Worksheets

Hard or Soft G Word Search

The letter g can be hard or soft with the /j/ sound. G is often soft before i, y, or e. Hard g usually takes the other three. (when you get a gift, you will know that this is not always so)

Hard or Soft C Word Search

The letter c can make the hard sound of /k/ or the soft sound of /s/. C is often had before the letters a, o, and u. With the others, a soft c will do.

Short Vowels with Consonant Digraphs Word Search

Some words with a short vowel also have a consonant digraph – two consonants that together make a new sound.

Short vowels that end in -ck Word Search

The /k/ sound at the end of one syllable words with a short vowel is often spelled -ck.

Flossy Words Word Search

The letters f, l, s often double at the end of one syllable words with a short vowel

Vowels that vary

I before E is Weird – Phonics Pow

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I before E is Weird – Phonics Pow

Practice i before e, except after c, and when sounding like a as in neighbor and weigh. This set includes a handout with a word list, a pattern worksheet, and a worksheet to highlight the different patterns. The worksheet can be copied and the words cut apart for a sort.

I before E is weird

Practice i before e, except after c, and when sounding like a as in neighbor and weigh. This set includes a handout with a word list, a pattern worksheet, and a worksheet to highlight the different patterns. The worksheet can be copied and the words cut apart for a sort.

Oh, Those OUGH Words! – Phonics Pow

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Oh, Those OUGH Words! – Phonics Pow

Oh, those OUGH words! by Super Tutor Tools | Teachers Pay Teachers

Oh, those OUGH words!

The phonogram OUGH is one of the toughest in the English language, with at least six variations. This set includes a handout with a word list and a worksheet to highlight different patterns. The worksheet can be copied and the words cut apart for a sort.

Which words use the 'ough' sound? - BBC Bitesize

Which words use the 'ough' sound? - BBC Bitesize

Phonics Sounds Charts - Digraphs, Diphthongs, Letter Combinations

English is far from being an easy language when it comes to reading and spelling rules. So many inexplicable exceptions make even native ...

Tricky Y – Phonics Pow

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Tricky Y – Phonics Pow

Practice sorting out flossy words, a can say o, ck endings, and short vowels with consonant digraphs with these bookmarks.

Short Vowel Variations Bookmarks

Practice sorting out flossy words, a can say o, ck endings, and short vowels with consonant digraphs with these bookmarks.

Prezi! A Great Way to Engage Your Students! • A Turn to Learn

UPDATE 3/13/2014: A number of the below Prezis no longer work, as Prezi no longer supports animation. I haven’t tested all of the Prezis, but I know that the -ot Word Family and the Digraphs Prezi freeze. I am extremely sorry for this issue. I have reached out to Prezi about it, and their response […]

Consonants that vary

The /k/ Sound at the end of words

The /k/ Sound at the end of words

The /k/ sound at the beginning may be spelled with C or K. This set includes anchor charts and a worksheet for the /k/ sound at the beginning of words.

The /k/ sound at the beginning may be spelled with C or K. This set includes anchor charts and a worksheet for the /k/ sound at the beginning of words.

Consonants That Vary - the /k/ sound at the start of words by Super Tutor Tools

Consonants That Vary - the /k/ sound at the start of words by Super Tutor Tools

The /k/ sound is often spelled CK at the end of words with short vowels. This set includes an anchor chart and word list, and two worksheets to practice the consonant digraph CK.

Consonants That Vary: the /k/ sound at the end of words

The /k/ sound is often spelled CK at the end of words with short vowels. This set includes an anchor chart and word list, and two worksheets to practice the consonant digraph CK.

Consonants That Vary: Hard or Soft C and G by Super Tutor Tools | TpT

Consonants That Vary: Hard or Soft C and G by Super Tutor Tools | TpT

Consonants That Vary: Hard or Soft C and G by Super Tutor Tools | TpT

Consonants That Vary: Hard or Soft C and G by Super Tutor Tools | TpT

Sounds of GH by Super Tutor Tools | Teachers Pay Teachers

Sounds of GH

The letters GH can sound like /g/, /f/, or be silent. This set includes a handout with a word list and a worksheet to highlight different patterns. The worksheet can be copied and the words cut apart for a sort.

Two Sounds of S – Phonics Pow

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Two Sounds of S – Phonics Pow

Hi everyone, Earlier this week, a teacher emailed me with a fantastic question her students had brought up. After reading it, I couldn’t believe that I had never paid much attention to this myself. (Don’t you just love how observant kids are? They keep me on my toes, and I am so grateful they do!) Continue Reading

Why is the consonant doubled in words like rabbit and kitten? - Orton-Gillingham Weekly

Hi everyone, Earlier this week, a teacher emailed me with a fantastic question her students had brought up. After reading it, I couldn’t believe that I had never paid much attention to this myself. (Don’t you just love how observant kids are? They keep me on my toes, and I am so grateful they do!) Continue Reading

The /k/ Sound at the beginning of words – Phonics Pow

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The /k/ Sound at the beginning of words – Phonics Pow

FREE: The sound of k can be spelled with a C or a K at the beginning of words. Teach this consonant variation with helpful anchor charts and word lists.

Anchor Charts and Word Lists for the Sound of K at the beginning of words

The sound of k can be spelled with a C or a K at the beginning of words. Teach this consonant variation with helpful anchor charts and word lists.

Hard or Soft C and G – Phonics Pow

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Hard or Soft C and G – Phonics Pow

Hard or Soft C and G – Phonics Pow

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Hard or Soft C and G – Phonics Pow

FREE: Anchor Charts and Word List for Hard or Soft C and G by Super Tutor Tools

Anchor Charts and Word List for Hard or Soft C and G

Anchor charts and word lists for word work with hard or soft c and g.

English sounds for beginners - gh, ph

English is far from being an easy language when it comes to reading and spelling rules. So many inexplicable exceptions make even native ...

Print this free floss rule activity to help students master the spelling of words that follow the rule.

Floss rule activity - The Measured Mom

Print this free floss rule activity to help students master the spelling of words that follow the rule.

Understanding the Floss Rule for Spelling (+ Video)

Why do we double the final consonant when we spell words like "cliff," "glass," and "bill"? The answer is easy, and we call it The Floss Rule.

CVC Words

FREE CVC Word Family Wall Cards

These CVC Word Family Wall Cards are very fun to use. One of the first sets of words you start learning to read and CVC word family words. There are three letters together that have simple and easy sounds for

CVC Words Flash Cards

There are over 97 cards in this packet for all CVC words! This packet includes: *short a *short e *short i *short o short u There are so many great uses for these CVC words flash cards. I know your students will love them! ***********************************************************************...

CVC Words Worksheets: Short A Sound

Reading CVC words is one of the first activities that educators offer children when teaching them how to sound out English words. Those cons...

CVC Words Card Game

Teach CVC phonics using this card game for ESL students.

CVC Word Building Cards - Free

CVC Word Building Cards - Free Students will love building words with these fun and interactive cards! Each card includes a picture, a CVC word, and three blank rectangles. Students can add magnetic or other small letters to these card to build each of the words. This product contains 18 different ...

CVC Words Worksheets: Short E Sound

I continue publishing my CVC words worksheets . This blog post shares the word-to-picture matching worksheets that I have designed to teac...

Word Sorts

This set of word sort games designed to go along with the Phonics Pow Toolkit is available as a free download. (link below) Word sorts are a tool for teaching reading skills that have been shown to be effective. We've got you covered! Print on cardstock, cut out, store in zip-lock bags, and play while…

Word Sort Games

This set of word sort games designed to go along with the Phonics Pow Toolkit is available as a free download. (link below) Word sorts are a tool for teaching reading skills that have been shown to be effective. We've got you covered! Print on cardstock, cut out, store in zip-lock bags, and play while…

Audio

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Books and Levels

Very, very funny early readers. Books for beginning readers, reluctant readers and kids who just want a good funny book to make them laugh! You won't want to miss these. Click through to see the whole list. Not just Elephant & Piggie books.

Beyond Elephant and Piggie: Funny Early Readers

Kids love these funny early readers. Go beyond Elephant and Piggie and help a struggling reader with these easy readers that will make them want to read.

Bottle Caps

Sight Word Bottle Caps - Classroom Freebies

If you’re looking for summer classroom projects, this Sight Word Bottle Caps project is one I worked on last year, and I love them! I’ve made the labels for Pre-K through Fifth Grade Dolch Sight Words: Visit My Blog To Download: You Might Also Like:A Fun Spring Time Sight Word FreebieSight Words Uno for Dolch ... Read More about Sight Word Bottle Caps

Milk cap spelling mats for short a words - The Measured Mom

Looking for some great hands-on phonics for kids? Print these free milk or bottle cap spelling mats for short a.

Milk cap spelling mats - short e words - The Measured Mom

Print these free milk cap spelling mats to help your child read and spell short e words.

Assessment

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Printable Games

Boggle Template: Make a New Game Each Time! - Classroom Freebies

Boggle is such a great game for pattern recognition and spelling. You can even get a little math in there with the scoring. Kids (and adults) love it! Here is a template you can use with your class. The color version is for using with your document camera, while the grayscale version is perfect for ... Read More about Boggle Template: Make a New Game Each Time!

Online Games

PhonicsPlay - Resources

Buried Treasure

Buried Treasure blending game

Syllables

How to Teach the Six Syllable Types

Teaching students how to decode multisyllabic words can be hard to do. But I have finally figured out 6 steps to explicitly and systematically teach students the six syllable types in a way that is easy for both students and teachers. Click here to check out these engaging print and go lessons for your guided reading group or reading intervention group. {6 syllable type activities}

Syllable Division Rules - Sarah's Teaching Snippets

Syllable division rules show us how to break up a multi-syllable word into its syllable parts. There are six main syllable division "rules" to guide us.

Charts

Spelling Folder with FREE Printables - This Reading Mama

Do you teach learner(s) who need a little extra support with spelling? Then, you’ll LOVE our spelling folder. This spelling folder, made with two folders put together, has changed everything for my 2nd grader. And if you’re a subscriber to my newsletter, you can download all the printables that go with it for FREE! Not ... Read More about Spelling Folder with FREE Printables

Read Online

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ABCs & Flashcards

Draw Line to Match Letters G to I Worksheet

Download and print Turtle Diary's Draw Line to Match Letters G to I worksheet. Our large collection of ela worksheets are a great study tool for all ages.

The A-Z of Learning Letters. 90+ ways to teach your child all about Letters.

Letters are everywhere! It's no wonder that often long before children start school they will start talking about, noticing and questioning about letters. For parents, it can sometimes be hard to know when is the best time to start teaching your child about letters and how to go about it?

Bookmarks & Incentives

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Sight Words

Sight Words Reading Passages and Worksheets: Pre-Primer.

I have already published a blog post about my printable sight words flashcards that I use to teach my pre-school and elementary school st...

Sight Words Fishing Game {with Editable Fish!} - This Reading Mama

Somehow adding some fishing to an otherwise mundane activity, like writing your spelling words, make it a little more fun and interesting, doesn’t it? That’s exactly what this sight word fishing game {with editable fish} has done in our home. Want even more spelling games and activities? You will love my Printable Spelling Games & Activities ... Read More about Sight Words Fishing Game {with Editable Fish!}

Battle for Sight Words Game - what a fun, clever FREE printable game to help kids practice dolche sight words! Perfect for Kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd grade students and homeschoolers.

Battle for Sight Word Games

Kids are going to love practicing their sight words with this fun, free printable game for kid from 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and 4th grade kids. Battle for Sight Word Games This game looks awesome! What a fun way for kids to practice sight words while winning treasure in this Battle for Sight […]

Phonological & Phonemic Awareness

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English is Weird

OUGHT Word Family List | PrimaryLearning.org

Teach beginning spellers that words contain and share patterns. Use this word family list to introduce the sound of words ending with -OUGHT.

ESL & Tutor Resources

Alphabet, Phonics, and Sight Word Apps for Growing Readers

Learning the alphabet, letter sounds (phonics) and sight words with educational apps like the apps recommended here for growing readers.

Word Families & Ladders

Word Ladders

CVC Word Ladders (FREE)

Students will start at the bottom of the ladder and change one letter at a time to spell the next word. These worksheets are a great way to build decoding, phonics, spelling, and vocabulary skills. AnswersPage 3 - hut cut cat pat pit kit sitPage 4 - ram rat rot pot pop pup cupPage 5 - bus bug rug mu...

Word Ladders

Do you have students who always finish their work early? Are they itching for something to do- and you need it to be productive? These word ladders serve as a GREAT early finisher activity. There are 15 different word ladder sheets (three ladders to a page).

Silent e

This set includes one of each type of resource from several different sets, all about Silent e. You get the Silent e information from the Phonics Fun Folders set, a game board from the Phonics Patterns Game Board Set, a page from the Spot and Dot Phonics Patterns set, and a Soccer Sort Game. (Soccer...

Silent E Freebie Set

This set includes one of each type of resource from several different sets, all about Silent e. You get the Silent e information from the Phonics Fun Folders set, a game board from the Phonics Patterns Game Board Set, a page from the Spot and Dot Phonics Patterns set, and a Soccer Sort Game. (Soccer...

Bossy R

Bossy "R" ~R Controlled Vowel Passage for Highlighting.

This Bossy "R" passage is perfect for fluency practice, highlighting r controlled vowels, writing words on a tree map, or just practicing reading Bossy "R" words in context. By Kelsey Anderson Graphics by Lovin' Lit Here is a link to my updated, and not to mention prettier version of this resourc...

Consonant Digraphs

Phonic Sounds - ch, sh, th, wh, ph (examples, songs, videos)

English Help for kids, English phonics, examples and step by step explanations, songs, English as a second language

Consonant Digraph Snap - Pen and Paper Phonics

Consonant Digraph Snap is a fun and faced paced phonics game, providing lots of practice in digraph recognition in words.

Diphthongs

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How to Teach the Six Syllable Types

Teaching students how to decode multisyllabic words can be hard to do. But I have finally figured out 6 steps to explicitly and systematically teach students the six syllable types in a way that is easy for both students and teachers. Click here to check out these engaging print and go lessons for your guided reading group or reading intervention group. {6 syllable type activities}

The /k/ Sound at the end of words

The /k/ Sound at the end of words

The /k/ sound at the beginning may be spelled with C or K. This set includes anchor charts and a worksheet for the /k/ sound at the beginning of words.

The /k/ sound at the beginning may be spelled with C or K. This set includes anchor charts and a worksheet for the /k/ sound at the beginning of words.

Consonants That Vary - the /k/ sound at the start of words by Super Tutor Tools

Consonants That Vary - the /k/ sound at the start of words by Super Tutor Tools

The /k/ sound is often spelled CK at the end of words with short vowels. This set includes an anchor chart and word list, and two worksheets to practice the consonant digraph CK.

Consonants That Vary: the /k/ sound at the end of words

The /k/ sound is often spelled CK at the end of words with short vowels. This set includes an anchor chart and word list, and two worksheets to practice the consonant digraph CK.

Consonants That Vary: Hard or Soft C and G by Super Tutor Tools | TpT

Consonants That Vary: Hard or Soft C and G by Super Tutor Tools | TpT

Consonants That Vary: Hard or Soft C and G by Super Tutor Tools | TpT

Consonants That Vary: Hard or Soft C and G by Super Tutor Tools | TpT

Bossy "R" ~R Controlled Vowel Passage for Highlighting.

This Bossy "R" passage is perfect for fluency practice, highlighting r controlled vowels, writing words on a tree map, or just practicing reading Bossy "R" words in context. By Kelsey Anderson Graphics by Lovin' Lit Here is a link to my updated, and not to mention prettier version of this resourc...

Sounds of GH by Super Tutor Tools | Teachers Pay Teachers

Sounds of GH

The letters GH can sound like /g/, /f/, or be silent. This set includes a handout with a word list and a worksheet to highlight different patterns. The worksheet can be copied and the words cut apart for a sort.

Two Sounds of S – Phonics Pow

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Two Sounds of S – Phonics Pow

FREE CVC Word Family Wall Cards

These CVC Word Family Wall Cards are very fun to use. One of the first sets of words you start learning to read and CVC word family words. There are three letters together that have simple and easy sounds for

Hi everyone, Earlier this week, a teacher emailed me with a fantastic question her students had brought up. After reading it, I couldn’t believe that I had never paid much attention to this myself. (Don’t you just love how observant kids are? They keep me on my toes, and I am so grateful they do!) Continue Reading

Why is the consonant doubled in words like rabbit and kitten? - Orton-Gillingham Weekly

Hi everyone, Earlier this week, a teacher emailed me with a fantastic question her students had brought up. After reading it, I couldn’t believe that I had never paid much attention to this myself. (Don’t you just love how observant kids are? They keep me on my toes, and I am so grateful they do!) Continue Reading

The /k/ Sound at the beginning of words – Phonics Pow

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The /k/ Sound at the beginning of words – Phonics Pow

FREE: The sound of k can be spelled with a C or a K at the beginning of words. Teach this consonant variation with helpful anchor charts and word lists.

Anchor Charts and Word Lists for the Sound of K at the beginning of words

The sound of k can be spelled with a C or a K at the beginning of words. Teach this consonant variation with helpful anchor charts and word lists.

I before E is Weird – Phonics Pow

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I before E is Weird – Phonics Pow

Practice i before e, except after c, and when sounding like a as in neighbor and weigh. This set includes a handout with a word list, a pattern worksheet, and a worksheet to highlight the different patterns. The worksheet can be copied and the words cut apart for a sort.

I before E is weird

Practice i before e, except after c, and when sounding like a as in neighbor and weigh. This set includes a handout with a word list, a pattern worksheet, and a worksheet to highlight the different patterns. The worksheet can be copied and the words cut apart for a sort.