Over the past couple of years, I’ve written a number of posts about teaching phonics or word study in Kindergarten, first, and second grade.
For today’s post, I created a “collection” of these links for you so that you can easily find what you need! I also made note of posts that have freebies!
Best Practices and “How To” Posts
A Yearlong Guide to Teaching Phonics in Kindergarten (free scope and sequence for Kindergarten!)
Phonics Activity Ideas
5 Phonics Activities to Keep Word Study Interesting (for K-2) (word train freebie included!)
5 Fun Short Vowel Activities That Only Take 5 Minutes (3 printable short vowel activities included!)
Why I Have My Students Make Personal “Word Part Dictionaries” (free word part dictionary template included!)
Troubleshooting Problem Areas
Dealing with Gaps in Students’ Phonics Knowledge: How to Prevent and “Fill In” the Holes (video to watch + a link to a phonics scope and sequence!)
All of the above are blog posts, but do you ever find yourself wondering what a diphthong is or when to use “c” versus “k” while spelling a word? There are a LOT of phonics terms and rules out there! Download this FREE Phonics Guide for K-2 teachers– it’s a handy reference guide with phonics rules and terms to teach.
Or maybe you need a complete phonics program for your Kindergarten, first grade, or second grade students? Check out From Sounds to Spelling, a teacher-friendly program that covers phonological awareness, phonics, and spelling!
Last but not least, if you need no-prep activities that give your students practice with phonics skills, check out my digital phonics bundles for K, 1st, or 2nd grade!
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