Word Work Ideas using Phonics Posters

Phonics posters are an essential part of an early years classroom but it is important that they are not just put up at the beginning of the year and left as a wall decoration.

 

Use phonics posters and charts for word work. Add a recording sheet and you have a quick and easy word work station.

 

When I first started teaching I was told by my principal that my students needed to know why something was on my wall and understand how they could use it to enrich their learning.  As you can imagine I was very careful to make sure that every child knew why I put something on a wall, and of course, I would continue to refer to it throughout the year so they knew they could use it as a reference.

 

Word Work Stations

Wall displays are great and they can easily become word work stations. Give your kids a clip board and a recording sheet for a word work rotation and they will be using those posters.

 

 

Use phonics posters and charts in the classroom. Give the kids a clipboard and a recording sheet and you have a quick and easy word work station.

 

But phonics posters don’t just need to be placed on a wall. If you print two or even four to a page you can use them easily for desk top activities. I printed these posters four to a page and put them in a photo album from the dollar store. The children use a recording sheet and can pick any poster to work from. You might like to keep blend families, vowel groups, dipthongs, etc, together in the one book.

 

Use phonics posters and charts for word work. Copy the posters four to a page and place in a mini photo album. Add a recording sheet and you have a quick and easy word work station.

 

When I wanted the class to focus on a particular sound it was better to place that poster in a photo frame. I could easily change it as needed.

 

Use phonics posters and charts for word work. Copy the posters four to a page and place in a mini photo frame. Add a recording sheet and you have a quick and easy word work station.

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Make flip cards

Another idea is to put the mini posters on a ring. That way I can just take out that ring of posters of whatever blend, digraph, vowel group, or diphthong we are working on and put on the table along with a recording sheet.

Use your phonics posters to create a quick and simple word work station. Just add a recording sheet and your kids are on their way.

 

 

Phonics posters can also be used in the children’s notepads. I like to print them out in gray scale to save on ink costs. They can write the words out for spelling practice, write definitions for each word, use the words in a sentence, rainbow write the words, write and stamp, add more words to the charts or simply use them for reference.

 

 

Grab your pack of phonics posters plus recording sheets

Love the idea of using your phonics posters for more than just a wall display?

You can grab your pack from my Teachers Pay Teachers store.

 

 

 

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