Capital letter on white spoon - Lower case letter on clear spoon - match them up. You could put the lower case letter on the back of the white spoon to help out the younger kids, then take it off later in the school year.
Decoding strategies anchor chart to hang in the classroom after teaching each strategy in small group. Build this chart together with students as you introduce each phoneme or strategy. Strategies could be added to CAFE menu.
(Standard Identify various features in print) This has 30 pages of activities that you can work on sight words. This would be great with teaching students sight words or with the students that are struggling with sight words.
Phonics 1 Phonics/Alphabet Baskets Sorting Activity (from The Imagination Tree) Make baskets with objects that sound like a specific letter. Give the students a basket and let them practice their phonics skills by naming the objects.
: SHAKE OF THE DAY! The special student of the day gets to shake the bucket when they arrive at school to see if he/she can make a CVC word. If the student makes a CVC word we will share it with class, and he/she gets a reward