Alphabet

Themes

Students practice the English alphabet in the activity.

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Introductory Name card

Name card helpful for students and teachers as well

Phonics Worksheets

Students use simple phonics to read and match words to pictures.

Printable alphabet themed wordsearch

A set of wordsearches with a list of words relating to each letter of the alphabet (work in progress)

First Phonics Lesson

This game gets them to associate letters with word sounds by having students generate English words in various categories that start with specific letters.

Cross Out Spelling Relay

Students take turns in teams to spell out a word the instructor calls out by crossing out a letter on their team

Alphabet Telephone

A variation on Telephone to practice writing the alphabet.

Code Breaker

Students listen to the ALT and use a code to convert numbers to letters. Then they have to compete to guess what word the letters spell.

Connect A-B-C

Review the order of the alphabet with a simple but challenging activity.

First Letter Phonics

Students play Karuta to help them understand the way letters work.

Vocabulary Builder Point Game

1st year Junior High Activity aimed at the New Crown 1 textbook.

Alphabet Shopping

This is a shopping game using uppercase letters, the aim of which is to have children familiarise themselves with the letters in a non-patterned way.

Vocabulary Wars

This is a vocabulary battle that can be used with any small set of vocabulary. It is great for younger classes, but can work with any grade.

ABC Snakes And Ladders

Alphabet Snakes and Ladders helps students recognize the letters of the Alphabet, review colors, and learn the vocabulary that goes with each letter.

Brush ABC

Fast paced recognition game to learn the alphabet.

2 ABC card dash activities

Two ways to practice the alphabet with small cards.

Canada Quizzes

Three choice quizzes I use when first start at schools. Might be useful for other ALTs from Canada.

Alphabet Mistakes

Guess what letters are not correct and fix them.

After C

This is a simple alphabet order game where students must say what is before/after the letter you say.

Alphabet Order War

Students stategically play alphabet cards in hopes to gain the most cards.

Scattergories

The objective of Scattergories is to score points by uniquely naming objects within a set of categories, given an initial letter, within a time limit.

Eto

Students race to recall alphabet letters randomly written on the chalkboard.

Body Alphabet

Students form letters of the alphabet using their bodies.

Alphabet Madness

An activity to motivate students to write the alphabet faster.

Ghost Leg

Students practice the alphabet by playing a bingo game based on "amida kuji," which means "ghost leg."

Erasing The Phonic

This is a fast-paced game where the students listen, write and then erase.

Alphabet Dice

A fun activity to reinforce memory of the alphabet.

Phonics Worksheets and Presentations

This is a collection of phonics worksheets and a few presentations I've used over the last two years.

ABC and abc Window Game

The students pick which windows to open and try to guess the hidden letter


Top 5 activities
  • Phonics Worksheets Students use simple phonics to read and match words to pictures.
  • Alphabet Order War Students stategically play alphabet cards in hopes to gain the most cards.
  • ABC Snakes And Ladders Alphabet Snakes and Ladders helps students recognize the letters of the Alphabet, review colors, and learn the vocabulary that goes with each letter.
  • ABC and abc Window Game The students pick which windows to open and try to guess the hidden letter
  • Ghost Leg Students practice the alphabet by playing a bingo game based on "amida kuji," which means "ghost leg."
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