Which Initial Sound?


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In Which Initial Sound?, students match the initial sound from their word to the picture of the object whose name begins with the same initial sound.

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Building Literacy

  • Isolate and pronounce initial, medial vowel, and final sounds (phonemes) in spoken single-syllable words.
  • Build auditory memory and listening skills.
Which Initial Sound? builds the early literacy skill of Phonological Awareness through the use of sounds and images. Practicing this skill helps students to recognize the sounds that make up words and prepares them for blending words orally.
This activity correlates to the educational Reading Standard: Foundational Skills.

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The object of Which Initial Sound? is to listen to the initial sound in the word, then choose the picture that starts with the same sound as your word.

Which Initial Sound? Instructions - Listen as your word is read aloud. Then, click the picture that begins with the same sound as your word. Click the "Sentence" button to hear your word used in a sentence. Click the word or click the "Word" button to hear your word read aloud.