Teaching Resource

Find and Sort Active Game

PDF | 10 pages|Grades: F - 1 | Starter Sheet

An active game that allows students to practise sorting word families.

This teaching resource is a fun and engaging way for students to practise sorting word families. In this active game, students play a game of hide-and-seek with word family cards.

Physical activity can have a positive impact on the brain and can improve cognition, mood, attention and engagement in students. So, why not give it a go?

This resource includes an instruction sheet and a set of 36 word family sorting cards.

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      NSW Curriculum alignment

      Victorian Curriculum alignment

    • VCELA184

      Understand how to use visual memory to write high-frequency words, and that some high-frequency words have regular and irregular spelling components

    • VCELA227

      Use visual memory to write high-frequency words and words where spelling is not predictable from the sounds

    • VCELA326

      Recognise and write less familiar words that share common letter patterns but have different pronunciations

    • VCELA353

      Understand how to use phonic knowledge and accumulated understandings about blending, letter–sound relationships, common and uncommon letter patterns and phonic generalisations to recognise and write increasingly complex words

    • VCELA354

      Understand how to use banks of known words, word origins, base words, prefixes, suffixes, spelling patterns and generalisations to spell new words, including technical words and words adopted from other languages

      Australian Curriculum alignment

    • ACELA1438

      Understand how to use knowledge of letters and sounds including onset and rime to spell wordsElaborationsrecognising the most common sound made by each letter of the alphabet, including consonants and short vowel sounds, for example ‘p-op’ ...

    • ACELA1458

      Use short vowels, common long vowels, consonant digraphs and consonant blends when writing, and blend these to read single syllable wordsElaborationsusing knowledge of letters and sounds to write words with short vowels, for example ‘man’, ...

    • ACELA1778

      Understand how to spell one and two syllable words with common letter patternsElaborationswriting one-syllable words containing known blends, for example 'bl' and 'st' (Skills: Literacy)(View this topic on www.australiancurriculum.edu.au )

    • ACELA1820

      Write consonant-vowel-consonant (CVC) words by representing some sounds with the appropriate letters, and blend sounds associated with letters when reading CVC wordsElaborationslistening to hear that children use letters/sounds (when necessary) to he...

    • ACELA1822

      Segment consonant blends or clusters into separate phonemes at the beginnings and ends of one syllable words Elaborations saying sounds in order for a given spoken word, for example 's-p-oo-n' and 'f-i-s-t' (Skills: Literacy) segmenting bl...

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    Seeta Patti


    Seeta Patti · Sep 17th, 2020

    Tom (Teach Starter)

    Glad you like this Find and Sort Activity Seeta! 👍

    Tom (Teach Starter) · Sep 18th, 2020

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