Phonics and Fluency Activities
1. Separate It – Students should “break apart” words into their sounds.
(Example: quiet = k/w/i/e/t)
2. Put It Together – Students should put together separate sounds to make words.
(Example: f/l/a/g/z = flags)
3. Change It – Students should change a word into another word by changing only
one letter. (Example: lack becomes slack by adding an s)
4. Build It – Students should build words by adding different letters to the same
ending. (Example: -ip can become zip and skip)
5. Phrase It – Students should read sentences by phrases. (Example: She wrote a
letter to her friend. = She wrote a letter to her friend.)
6. Practice It – Students should time their reading for one minute, then read the
same material again for one minute. This should be repeated several
times. Each time, the students should be able to read further in the
same amount of time. This should be practiced both aloud and