|Activity Type: Build Accuracy|
|Activity Form: Game|
|Group Size: Small Group, Large Group, Whole Class|
|Length: 15 minutes|
|Materials: Index card size letters cards, The activity can be done orally or using letter cards|
|Goal: To reinforce letter sounds and rhymes by creating nonsense words using a known word family.|
|Items: This is an oral activity.|
 What to do
- Using a known word family such as the "at" family replace the known initial consonants with consonants that create words that make nonsense words
- Using the consonants "d, g, j, l, q, t, & w" add the consonants to the "at" family to make the words dat, gat, jat, lat, qat, tat, and wat.
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 About this activity
After DIBELS assessments I discovered that one of my best readers could not pass the nonsense word section.