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McKenzi Davis
Re: Hillaryyabrough
Wed Jun 3, 2015 10:39

Well I think that this activity can be used to maximise vocabulary, but my main intent was to use this activity to help with initial consonant awareness. There is always a chance that the students will memorize the picture and or the word that it matches, but the point is that students learn the initial consonant sounds in the words. For that purpose, I don't think if affects the effectiveness of the activity.

  • Re: McKenzi Davis - hillaryyarbrough, Wed Jun 3 06:41
    That is a very good strategy to get the kids to recognize animal names along with their pictures. This teaches the students concept of print and that animal names have meaning. The only downfall to... more
    • Animal idea - luckadooso, Wed Jun 3 16:33
      I was also thinking along the lines of memorization and the concern that would bring up. I think it might be helpful to do a sort of matching game where you have pictures of several animals and then... more
    • Re: Hillaryyabrough - McKenzi Davis, Wed Jun 3 10:39
    • reply to hillary - Stacy Huffman, Wed Jun 3 09:44
      Hillary you present a very good point and one that I am currently investigating further with a student. I have a student who loves animals. We have given her pictures of a variety of animals to match ... more
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