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Phonics Partner Games to Practice Word and Sentence Reading

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Do you need some fun ways for your students to practice reading phonics patterns during your literacy centers? These Partner Phonics Games are a great way to engage your kindergarten, first grade, and second grade students during literacy centers.

Do you need some fun ways for your students to practice reading phonics patterns during your literacy centers? These Partner Phonics Games are a great way to engage your kindergarten, first grade, and second grade students during literacy centers. The Phonics Partner Games include word-reading and sentence-reading activities and move from simple phonics patterns to complex phonics patterns.

The Phonics Partner Games include word-reading and sentence-reading activities and move from simple phonics patterns to complex phonics patterns.

What Games are Included?

Included in the Partner Phonics Games are 8 phonics games with slight variations in some of the games. Games include:

  1. Spin, Read, Color #1 – Students read words.
  2. Spin, Read, Color #2 – Students read words with extended gameplay.
  3. Roll, Read, Color #1 – Both students read the same sentences.
  4. Roll, Read, Color #2 – Students read separate sentences.
  5. Four-in-a-Row – Students read words to make four-in-a-row.
  6. Dots & Boxes – Students read words to claim squares.
  7. Cover Up – Read 1-3 words at a time, depending on the number spun.
  8. Color Maze – Read words to create a pathway across the grid.

Placing the games in sheet protectors and using whiteboard markers cuts down on photocopies and allows quick and easy repeated gameplay.

Click below for information about some of the Phonics Partner Games

Phonics Partner Games for VCE Words

There are four sets of VCE Words included in this resource. Each long vowel has its own set, except O and U, which are combined. There is also a mixed set where students practice using all VCE words.

  • Set #1: VCE-A
  • Set #2: VCE – I
  • Set #3: VCE – O & VCE – U
  • Set #4: Mixed VCE Words

Click here to see the list of words and more information about the VCE Games.

Give students some partner games to play during their literacy centers where they can practice reading words and sentences with VCE words. Students interact with classroom friends playing games that make reading centers more fun! Students work with VCE words, including VCE-A, VCE-I, VCE-O, and VCE-U, as well as mixed sets.

Long Vowel Teams Phonics Partner Games

There are five sets of Long Vowel Teams included in this resource. Each sound-spelling has it’s own isolated set. There is also a mixed set where students practice using all vowel teams.

  • Set #1: EE / EA
  • Set #2: AI / AY
  • Set #3: OA / OE
  • Set #4: IE / IGH
  • Set #5: Mixed Words

Click here to see the list of words and more information about the Long Vowel Team Games.

Phonics Partner Games are fun way to help your students practice reading specific phonics patterns. Games are played with a partner and engage students in both word reading and sentence reading. This set of phonics games is for long vowel teams and includes EE, EA, AI, AY, OA, OE, IGH, IE and a mix of all those vowel patterns. Teachers love using these games in a literacy center and children love playing with their friends!

Sight Word Phonics Partner Games

There are five sets of words used with the partner high-frequency word games. The words move from simple to complex within these five groups of words.

The words range in grade levels from Kindergarten through third grade. While there are kindergarten words on the list, the games themselves are designed for first grade and above.

Click here to see the list of words and more information about the Sight Word Games.

Are you in search of sight word games for your first grade, second grade, and third grade classroom? In these high frequency partner games, two students read, write and have fun practicing their sight words. Words are included at five different levels and include irregularly spelled words that are nondecodable. This is a perfect literacy center for your sight words stations! #partnergames #highfrequencywords #sightword #sightwordgames

Two-Syllable Phonics Partner Games

There are three sets of words used with the partner phonics games. The words move from simple to complex along these three groups of words:

  • Set #1: compound words (short vowel only), closed two-syllables (vc/v & vc/cv)
  • Set #2: open two-syllables (v/cv), compound words with VCE, two-syllable with VCE / EE
  • Set #3: multisyllabic with r-controlled vowels

Most of the words are two-syllable words. There are a few multi-syllabic words at higher levels.

Click here to see the list of words and more information about the Two-Syllable Games.

Fun and engaging phonics partner games that help students practice decoding two-syllable words and read sentences with two-syllable words. These partner games are designed to give students extra practice decoding compound and multisyllabic words and are perfect for second graders or third graders who need extra practice. Games include word-reading and sentence-reading and move from simple compound words to more complex multi-syllabic decoding. #phonics #decoding #twosyllablewords

Where can you get the Phonics Partner Games?

The Phonics Partner Games are available on my website and on Teachers Pay Teachers.


Phonics Partner Games to Practice Word and Sentence Reading

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