We are working on beginning sounds - sorting words, creating words with that sound, etc. Normally we do 4 sounds a week, but on Fridays we play Sound Spy - which focuses on a variety of sounds - not just the 4 we are practicing for the week.
Student papers look like this:
My paper looks like this:
To be Sound Spies, students first have to count the letters with me and
then pick that many crayons out (in a *cough cough* timely manner...ha).
Then we become sound spies. All of the picture clues are covered (I use sticky notes). (Please use your spy skills to turn your heads...because Blogger is being difficult with pictures!
I use my document camera (which I adore) and have the kiddos pick a clue to uncover. We uncover one picture at a time. We decided what sound/letter the picture starts with, find that letter and color it in.
It's a fun, easy and quick way to practice sound skills. My pages below are just for beginning sounds, but this could easily be adapted for ending sounds as well!
Sad note - these pictures are from the Sound Sorting Menu at this school website.
It's not valid anymore - the site looks all new...so hopefully they will upload and correct it soon. :(
Happy note - I have "Snowmen", "Winter", "Scarf", and "Mitten" ready to go for you. :)