These Counting Sounds in Words Pocket Chart Sorts are a hands-on, low prep phonemic awareness center or small group activity to practicing isolating and counting phonemes. Includes practice with words that have 2-4 sounds.
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What is included in this download?
- Phoneme count pocket chart cards for words with 2-4 sounds
- Optional recording sheet
HOW TO USE: Students will say the word on each card. They will isolate and count the sounds or phonemes in the word. Then they will sort the pictures to the correct number.
Use these as a phonemic awareness literacy center activity or as small group picture sorts.
Why clip cards? These phonemic awareness pocket chart sorts are a low prep option for literacy center for small group activities, but they are still engaging for students!
What does the research say? Phonological and phonemic awareness are essential skills for our beginning readers. They are literally the foundation for everything else! Students need to be able to segment words into phonemes in order to decode and encode. If students can break a word into sounds and then count the sounds, it will help them map the word to be able to write it.