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Early Literacy Resources

These three files are intended for group or whole-class use on an interactive whiteboard.

Word Snap
This file displays a pair of words each time you press the
F9 key.
You select a set of 12 words to play "snap" with. You can save sets of words within the file.


Sentence Jumbler and Sentence Jumbler - no macro version

This (two version) file jumbles up parts of sentences. there are 3 sets of sentences:
The first simply splits into two parts.
The second splits into 3: subject noun, verb then adverb.
The 3rd option is split in 4 parts: object noun, verb, adjective and predicate noun.

You can change the sentences I've used, though I'd advise you to keep a back up copy of the original safe!
Word Jumbler

Each time you press the F9 key this file randomly selects the beginning, middle and ending from a set of 5 words to make a "new" word which might be real or nonsense. Each part of a word can be a single letter or a few. The original file uses 5 CVC words but you can change them.
However check that your selection of words won't make anything you might regret - for example avoid using and take care for instance not to include sh
eep and sit together!



The following are all MS Publisher files which use the master page as a stable background over which components such as initial letters or arrows can be dragged.
DO NOT save them when you close them, otherwise you will have to undo what has been done to them!

CVC Practice
These CVC files have pictures and missing initial letters which have to be dragged over to complete the words next to the pictures.
CVCs with a medial a CVCs with a medial e
CVCs with a medial i CVCs with a medial o
CVCs with a medial u

These CVC files practise all 5 vowels. CVCs with mixed vowels 1

CVCs with mixed vowels 2

These CVC files practise short vowel sounds.
short vowels 1 short vowels 2


Animal Mapping
These files require the user to use the arrow tool to complete mappings. animal picture to animal pictureanimal picture to initial letter