Phonological Awareness Word and Sentence Game (PAWS) (#499900-IN)
Ages 5 through 11
. Use high-interest game activities to stimulate the development of phonemic awareness. As children play the games, they practice rhyming words, manipulating sounds within words, adding sounds to incomplete words within sentences, combining sounds to create words, etc.The game includes a hard-back playing board, game activity cards, a spinner, and playing pieces in a durable storage box.
Sample game items. The instructor reads the items to the student:
Think of a word that starts with the same sound as "ball"
Put these three sounds together to make a word - p - i - t
Change the last sound to /t/ to make a new word: man (Correct answer: mat)
Clap your hands as you say each syllable in these words. (Words varying in syllable length are read to the students)
The game targets phonological awareness skills emphasized within core curriculum standards. This game builds language and phonological awareness skills that are essential for success within the literacy curriculum. Speech-language pathologists, learning disability specialists, classroom teachers, and parents can use this game with children who need to develop phonological awareness that is essential for academic success.