students’ adrenalin will race as they play these games
and cement their learning!
• The Grab Game
• Word Squares
• Sort It
are ready-made games in Phonics In A Box and many suggestions
for easy, teacher-made games on the Direction Cards and
in the Teacher’s Guide.
The games in Phonics in A Box are made
so that 2-4 students can play independently, while the teacher
works with others. The games are easy to keep track of, easy
to hand-out, and easy to play. Best of all, students love
them, and they are completely flexible. Each game uses the
20–30 Word Cards in one or more of the 38 teaching sections
in Phonics In A Box. With the same game format which becomes
very familiar to the players, one section after the
other can be chosen to help the students cement growing reading,
writing, and spelling skills.
Teacher-made games are usually composed
on 3x5 plain index cards to match the Word Cards in Phonics
In A Box. Some suggestions are: Old Maid, Go Fish,