Saturday, December 31, 2022

FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON - “Free Winter Word Families Short Vowel a Boom Cards Digital Practice”

by Lessons for Little Ones by Tina O'Block
Kindergarten - 1st Grade

Provide the practice students need to master short vowel "a" word families with these free digital, engaging winter snowman Boom Cards.

This is a sample from my Winter Word Families Short Vowels Boom Cards deck that includes cards for all of the short vowel word families.

Prefer Google Slides? Click here to see the Google Slides version.

The interactive nature of the cards and fun winter theme keep students engaged; plus, Boom cards require NO PREP making them easy for you. Students simply access the Boom card deck on a laptop, desktop, iPad, smartphone, tablet, or interactive whiteboard and complete the word families cards.

Students love building the snowman on each card by first looking at the word family on the snowman (the word family is on the sign beside the snowman as well) and then dragging and dropping the 2 snowballs that have pictures of objects that belong to the word family to the snowman (dotted lines show students where to place the snowballs).

These cards are self-checking so students know right away whether they are correct.

If both snowballs are correct, students are automatically taken to the next card in the deck. If any snowball is incorrect, it will be moved back to the playing area and an “oops” sound will be heard. Students can then try again and move the correct snowball to the snowman and hit the Submit button again.

You receive 8 free Boom Cards for practicing the following short vowel a word families:

Short a: -at, -an, -ad, -ap, -ag, -am

Perfect for small group or whole group instruction, distance learning, literacy centers, winter party stations, assessment, morning work, extra practice, etc!

What are Boom Cards?

Boom Cards are interactive, self-checking digital task cards that require NO PREP (no printing, cutting, or laminating required)!

They offer an easy way for teachers to assess important skills and a fun way for students to practice these skills.

They are perfect for whole group instruction on an interactive whiteboard or small group instruction, center activities, individual practice on an iPad, laptop, desktop, tablet, or smartphone.

New to Boom? Boom Cards live in the cloud. They can't be printed. They play on most modern browsers, Android, iPads, iPhones, and Kindle Fires.

When you redeem your purchase, you open a Boom Learning account to play the cards (they are played on Boom to protect the children). You create Fast Play pins to assign your Boom Cards to students.

Boom Learning also has premium accounts. Premium accounts offer advanced assignment tools, individual and whole class performance tracking, and more. If you are a new Boom Learning customer, when you redeem your Boom Cards purchase you get a 90-day free trial of a premium account. When your trial ends, you can renew or move to a free account. You may upgrade, downgrade or cancel at any time. Free accounts use purchased Boom Cards with Fast Play pins.

If you do not subscribe at the end of your trial, you will be able to continue using Boom Cards with the Fast Play feature. Fast Play does not track individual progress.

Boom Cards play on modern browsers (released in the last three years) on interactive whiteboards, computers and tablets. Boom Cards apps are also available. Not sure if your browser is modern enough? Try a free Boom Cards deck first.

You may also like:

Winter Word Families Short Vowels Boom Cards

Winter 2D & 3D Shapes Bundle

Winter Beginning Sounds, Letter Sounds Boom Cards

Winter Addition to 10, Subtraction to 10 Boom Cards Bundle

My collection of Boom Cards


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