More Elkonin Boxes


5 pages.
Packet includes: 19 Dolch nouns with Elkonin boxes for phoneme breakdown, with matching pictures, and a blank template for students to try their own, + an alphabetical list of 53 additional Dolch noun.

Common Core State Standard: RF.K2b

Elkonin box Packet 1 includes an additional 50 more words. Click on the link to check it out.

For More ideas of what to do with Elkonin boxes click on the link.

For more information visit the Elkonin Box Blog Article.
  • Elkonin boxes can be used to teach phonemic awareness by having students listen for individual sounds and marking where they hear them in the boxes.
  • They are a visual representation that help students count, pronounce, blend and segment syllables in spoken words.
  • Each box in an Elkonin box card represents one phoneme, or sound.
  • Elkonin boxes are a physical segmentation of words into phonemes.
  • I make my boxes a bit longer when a digraph or blend is involved because it fixes the spelling in a child’s mind.
  • There are many activities that teachers can do with Elkonin boxes, but the main activity teachers usually use them for is to 'stretch' out words, identify similar or different sounds and then guess at spelling.
  • I’ve made an alphabetical list of some of the more popular words for kindergarten and first grade.
  • You can use them as skill sheets or run them off and laminate them and use them as a center activity, or flashcards.
  • Students can use counters, chips, or unifix cubes to mark the boxes or run the masters off on copy paper and have students use a bingo dot marker or write in the letters.
  • They are great for "Word Work" for Daily 5 activities.

Additional Info

  • SKU: TWM1214

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