Enjoyable, effective, and easy to use, Reading Tutor (RT) Bingo games provide extra practice in some confusing letter clusters. Many groups of letters in English cause consternation for new and struggling readers. These 2 games in a Bargain Bundle provide extra practice of many of these clusters in a fun and productive way. Repeated practice makes recognition later easier and more automatic.
Designed for small groups (8 cards), the game has been used easily in larger groups of 24 by making 3 copes of each card. Just prepare for more bingos and more happy faces. An alphabetical Call List makes checking easy, and clear instructions and classroom-tested cardsprovide ease of use for busy teachers and parents. Send copies home for fun homework and effective practice.
Based on fundamental phonics rules, these games develop decoding proficiency automatically, without much dependence on learning phonics rules. For complete details of the covered clusters, see each individual game:
all ank ar au ay dge ight ild
ir kn oi oo (as in boo) ow (as in owl)
aw ea (short e) ew ink --le oo (as in book)
or ow (long o) oy ull ur wr
For basic instruction in many of these difficult clusters see Reading Spotlight's
Also, be sure to check out the many Word Search Puzzles in the Word Analysis Custom Category of the
Phonics practice does not have to be boring.