These Elkonin boxes help students build phonological awareness by segmenting words into sounds and counting the number of phonemes in the word.
How to use Elkonin boxes:
Say it. Say the word aloud.
Tap it. Finger tap the word to sound it out.
Map it. Place a chip in a box for each sound.
Write it. Write the letters that make each sound in each box.
Blend it. Slide the finger across the arrow as you read the sounds.
Say it. Say the word aloud fast.
Elkonin boxes UM word family words: yum, hum, gum, mum.