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Phonics Game

Authentic Learning | Entry Level | Language Arts

Objectives

  • Students will develop literacy skills independently.
  • Students will use basic computer skills such as keyboarding by using phonics games online.

Procedure

  • Have a small number of laptops setup as a station in reading rotations as teacher meets with other small groups for guided reading.
  • Introduce students to relevant websites such as www.Starfall.com
  • Allow students to explore websites and practice skills. For example, Peg the Hen on the Learn to Read section on www.Starfall.com

NETS Profiles for Technology Literate Students

  • Use input devices (e.g., mouse, keyboard, remote control) and output devices (e.g., monitor, printer) to successfully operate computers, VCRs, audiotapes and other technologies.
  • Use a variety of media and technology resources for directed and independent learning activities.

Materials

  • Computer
  • Websites

Alternatives/Extensions

  • Have a volunteer help students learn to use sites.
  • Try
    • www.earobics.com
    • www.epa.gov/safewater/kids
    • www.mypyramid.gov/kids

Grade Level: K-2