This set of 80 realistic magnetic photo tiles and matching word tiles focus on the top 20 word families. Research shows that recognizing and using word families helps children develop phonemic awareness of rhyming words; increase sight word vocabulary; and improve decoding and spelling skills. The teaching guide contains dozens of dynamic research-based teaching ideas including lessons for classifying; sorting; and language development and reproducibles. Supports the No Child Left Behind and Reading First initiatives.
TARGET SKILLS: Phonemic Awareness; Phonics; Oral Language & Vocabulary Development • Identifies rhyming words using photos & phonograms • Word pattern recognition • Vocabulary development • Classification & sorting by concept or category • Spelling
Includes: • 80 2" x 2" magnetic photo tiles • 80 1" x 2" matching word tiles • 16-page teaching guide