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The Adventures of Ti and Mo
Phonemic Awareness Activities Set 10

Jumping J Story Phonemic Awareness Activities

Beginning Sound Game

Tell your child that the following words have a /j/ sound at the beginning:  jump, juggle and jingle.

 jet                      castle
dance                  just
job                      garden
palace                 joke
jaw                     juicy

Matching Letters and Beginning Sounds

Write the letters or spread out stick puppets for letters taught so far. Say each of the words in the list below, having your child touch or say the letter that is the beginning sound for the word that you say.

pal                       look
juggle                  girl
best                     buddy
zip                       name
fast                     use
quick                   down

Silly Y Story Phonemic Awareness Activities

Beginning Sound Game

Tell your child that the following words have a /y/ sound at the start:  you, yes and yell. Have your child listen for this sound and indicate with thumbs up when he or she hears it.

yard                     thank
funny                   year
yellow                  look
yucky                  young

Ending Sound Game

Remind your child that a y at the end of a short word makes the sound /I/.  Tell your child that the following words have an /I/ sound at the end:  my, why and try. Have your child listen for this sound and indicate with thumbs up when he or she hears it.

sky                    by
you                    fry
fly                      sly
grow                 pet

Ending Sound Game

Play the ending sound game for the /ee/ sound of the letter y.  Tell your child that the following words have an /ee/ sound at the end:  funny, very and silly. Have your child listen for this sound and indicate with thumbs up when he or she hears it.

ready                   excitedly
happy                  wanted
explained             noisy
nosey                  suddenly

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