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Vowel Combinations -ai- & -ay-

Grades: 1-3
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  • Overview

    The Electric Company aims to entertain children while simultaneously teaching four crucial areas of literacy that are challenging for struggling readers: Decoding, Vocabulary, Comprehension of Connected Text and Motivation. The goals for this resource group are vowel combinations -ai- and -ay-.

  • Combotronic: -ai-

    Combotronics teaches players to build words by combining word parts. Players are challenged to make as many words as possible. The goal for this game is vowel combination -ai- .

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  • Shock Butcher: -ai-

    Watch Shock the butcher chop up words and create new ones that all use the same phoneme. The goal for this segment is vowel combination -ai-.

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  • Sound Carnival: -ai-

    What’s that sound sitting there in the word? Come to the Sound Carnival and find out! The goal for this segment is vowel combination -ai-.

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  • Monsters: -ay-

    A nervous monster has trouble getting the words out. The goal for this segment is vowel combination -ay-.

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  • Music Video: -ai- & -ay-

    There’s more than one way…to show or spell the sound of “a!” The goals for this segment are vowel combinations -ai- and -ay-.

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  • Shock & Friends Phonics Rap: AI

    Lisa and Shock rap using words that contain "AI".

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    © 2009

Common Core State Standards

Explore how the vowel combinations “ai” and “ay” both make the long “a” sound. Practice rhyming by finding words that contain the long “a” vowel sound.


  • Source: The Electric Company

    http://www.pbskids.org/electriccompany

    Credits
    Sesame Workshop

  • Source:

    The Electric Company

    http://www.pbskids.org/electriccompany

    Credits

    Sesame Workshop

  • Source:

    The Electric Company

    http://www.pbskids.org/electriccompany

    Credits

    Sesame Workshop

  • Source:

    The Electric Company

    http://www.pbskids.org/electriccompany

    Credits

    Sesame Workshop

  • Source:

    The Electric Company

    http://www.pbskids.org/electriccompany

    Credits

    Sesame Workshop

  • Source:

    http://pbskids.org/electriccompany/

    Credits

    Sesame Workshop