Word BoxesPosted in: Reading Interventions – Acquisition
Word boxes are an appropriate intervention to use with a whole class, small groups, or individual children. This intervention is intended to help with the acquisition of phonemic awareness skills. Word boxes consist of connected boxes that represent the number of sounds or distinct phonemes in a word. The words that are used in this intervention should be part of a student’s speaking vocabulary, but not necessarily their reading vocabulary. Word boxes can be used to segment the sounds in words, match letters to sounds, and spell words.