Form words by blending onsets and their rimes with a Google Slides interactive activity.
Digital Learning for Primary Grades – Onset and Rime Interactive Activity
Onsets (the beginning consonant sound) and rimes (the string of vowels and consonants after the onset) are the building blocks of words.
They give early readers a place to start and a path to follow when they take on unfamiliar words.
Applying this learned reading skill is similar to following a roadmap—following the route one sound (phoneme) at a time until you get to the endpoint.
Teaching onset and rime becomes playtime with our Google interactive word building activity, in which students build words using onsets and rimes.
Master Reading through Play with Onsets and Rimes
To use, assign the activity in Google Classroom. Students open the file using Edit mode. They will then drag, drop, and type to build words and improve spelling and reading skills..
Turn This Activity into Even More Onset and Rime Games!
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Students can practice their word families. Have students take out a sheet of paper and write one other word that uses the same rime as a word on the cards.
Onset-Rime Awareness Scaffolding & Extension Tips
Once students have built all of the words, encourage them to add them to a personal word wall or student dictionary, use them in sentences, or reset the slides and play again!
Easily Prepare This Resource for Your Students
Assign this activity to Google Classroom and they are ready to go!
Before You Download
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This resource was created by Lindsey Phillips, a teacher in Michigan and a Teach Starter Collaborator.
Practice onset and rime, beginning sounds, phonemes, and more with these early reader-approved activities:
Practice forming words by blending onsets and rimes with this set of 15 rime cards that match their picture/onset card. A set of 30 task cards to practice segmenting one-syllable words into their individual phonemes. Practice identifying beginning sounds of words by sorting this set of 24 picture cards.
Practice forming words by blending onsets and rimes with this set of 15 rime cards that match their picture/onset card.
A set of 30 task cards to practice segmenting one-syllable words into their individual phonemes.
Practice identifying beginning sounds of words by sorting this set of 24 picture cards.