Overview - BASIC SKILLS PUZZLES-SILENT CONSONANTS
Complete set of 11 individually boxed puzzlesAge Appropriate Level:
Elementary, Special Education, ESL, Inclusive
This complete set of fun, self-checking reading manipulatives support multisensory instruction by reinforcing the visual, auditory, and tactile channels of learning in a "hands-on" manner. Dozens of entertaining puzzles allow all students to find success, making this program ideal for resource and inclusive settings, as well as ESL programs.
There are between 26 and 30 puzzles in each box. The large (4 1/2" x 3 3/4") full-color Puzzle Cards are illustrated, made of heavy-duty card stock, and laminated for long-term use and durability. The jig cut of each puzzle guarantees that only the correct puzzle pieces will match. Each box contains Teacher Notes with ideas for various puzzle activities and extension exercises.
The complete set of Basic Skills Reading Puzzles is an extremely effective way to support, enrich, and enhance the development of reading skills. The puzzles can be used by one or more players for games and activities from simply matching to story writing. Using sight, sound, and touch, the puzzles promote reading through the proven use of phonics, recognition of word shapes, and picture clues.
The complete set includes:
- Rhyming Words
- Irregular Plural Nouns
- Consonant Blends and Digraphs
- Alphabet Puzzles
- Silent Consonants
- Compound Words
- Sound Alike-Homophones
Extension activities include having students create puzzles with their own words and illustrations. Bulletin boards can be created using the student cards. Students can collect actual items of magazine pictures to further reinforce the concepts presented. Teachers can also look for and point out examples of homophones, synonyms, analogies, etc. when reading stories to students to reinforce the concepts covered in the puzzles.