The bead slide is my all time favorite tool for teaching the skill of phoneme segmentation. Students simply slide a bead for each sound in a word provided by the teacher. Be sure to stop by the Bead Slide: A Tool for Teaching Phoneme Segmentation blog post for step-by-step directions on how to make and use a bead slide during small group intervention. It’s sometimes difficult to think of 2-, 3- and 4- phoneme words off the top my head so I made this little cheat sheet. You can also download the free cheat sheet too!
Phoneme Segmentation Cheat Sheet
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