607 SnapWords® Pocket Chart Cards

SW6072

The Entire SnapWords® Collection

Traditional sight word cards use stark black words. SnapWords® cards are different – they engage the children in learning: with images built into the word, actions to stimulate muscle memory, and stories to help with recall.

If your child is a right-brained, visual, kinesthetic, or tactile learner – our multisensory cards and activities activate your child’s learning style. Unleash their potential to read and leave frustrations behind with the full collection of SnapWords®.

This collection delivers everything your child needs to succeed at reading:

  • 643 sight word cards covering 90% of words children will encounter in their reading
  • Tips and techniques for making learning to read easy-to-teach and a snap to learn
  • Activities and games to help struggling readers thrive

Our durable cards infuse fun into learning how to read and fit perfectly into a child’s hands (4.25” x 2.25”).



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    It is not uncommon for parents and teachers using SnapWords® as a strategy to help struggling readers to see their child catch up or even surpass classmates. Don’t take our word for it – read testimonials from parents and teachers that have been in your shoes.

    SnapWords® are designed to target as many learners as possible. The SnapWords® collection is an effective learn-to-read strategy for children of all learning styles:

    • Young children or beginners
    • Struggling readers
    • Unique learning abilities such as ADHD, Down syndrome, dyslexia, autism, Asperger’s and others
    • English language learners

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    SnapWords® Lists
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    Achievement Certificates
    Activities for teaching SnapWords® 
    SnapWords® contents Dolch, Fry, Fountas & Pinnell
    SnapWords® Quick Start Guide

    7 Steps for Teaching Right-Brained Learners to Read Sight Words 

    SnapWords® sight words with pictures and movement

    If your right-brained child is learning the sounds that letters represent, why not jump right in and teach the sounds from within whole sight words? Since they are big-picture thinkers, right brained learners are most successful when you start at what we'd typically consider to be the end and move toward the beginning: when they see the relevance of what they are learning and understand that words communicate meaning. Visuals and body movement also help them make connections, vital to understanding and remembering what the words mean. Rather than using more words to explain, let’s just do an exercise and see what happens.

    1. Display the following SnapWords® cards in a pocket chart.

    Talk about the images with your child(ren) just as you would talk about the illustrations in a picture book, noticing details in the images:

    SnapWords® sight words with pictures and movement

    Teaching sight words

    2. The next time you go through the 12 words,

    let the child find a word to identify. You might just ask, “Can you point to a word you know?” If the child hesitates on a word, immediately tell him the word so he won’t say the wrong one and get that stuck in his head. Keep it light, rather than making it feel like a formal lesson.

    3. You can check whether your child knows all the words

    on sight by playing a little game. Say, “Can you find ______” and see if she locates the correct word. Or you could just have her point and read her way through the displayed words.

    4. Rearrange the words in the pocket chart

    like this, adding pictures of home, a dog, and cat where needed:

    SnapWords® sight words with pictures and movement

    5. Have the child read these little sentences

    and even rearrange the words and picture cards to make his own sentences.

    6. Then ask the child

    which card she thinks she’s ready to turn over to the plain side so that the picture no longer shows. If the words are still arranged in sentences, this will mean that part of the sentence is stylized but here and there a word will be turned over to reveal the plain side. Gradually, one at a time, the words will be turned over so that she is reading only plain words!

    7. Now is the time to play mini-phonics games.

    For instance, ask: “Which words start with the sound [short] a?” (AND, AT). “Which start with sound of N?" Don’t say letter name, only say the sound N make. (NO, NOT). "Which two words start with sound of short I?" (IN, IS). "Find two words that are almost the same but are backwards of each other." (ON, NO). "Find two words that both end in the sound of T." (AT, NOT). "Find a word that ends just like NO." (GO). Later groups of words use more advanced sound spellings. (Refer to The Illustrated Book of Sounds & Their Spelling Patterns as a guide for the various sound spellings the child will need to identify from within sight words).

     

    Note from the designer:  
    "I used SnapWords® Pocket Chart Cards when working one-on-one with a child, in independent centers where children could partner up and help each other learn the words, and also in writing centers where I would either arrange the words in phrases for children to practice reading, turning over a card at a time until they could read the plain words, OR making a mixed-up phrase for them to unscramble with a partner. My students LOVED working with SnapWords® and made huge gains in their reading fluency."
    - Sarah Major, M.Ed.    

    Customer reviews: "
    My children LOVE learning with these cards! Thank you so much for creating a simple & effective way to learn. I wish these had been around when I was younger." "Your snapwords cards have CHANGED my daughter's life. She could not read anything before we started with them, now she can recognize and spell most of set A on her own and is working through set B now. Thank you!!!!"

    "I am pleased to say that my son for the first time said the other day that he actually is liking to read. He had struggled with his sight words since beginning to read. He heavily uses his phonetics and can read very large words, but has always had a problem with the sight words. Since getting the sight words and sentence book over Christmas break, we started to use the cards when we started back to school in Jan. He is reading so well and we are on list C already and almost done with it. He is reading much more fluently. Thank you so much, this has truly been a blessing for all of us."

    "I love the flash cards and my 5 year old daughter has learned very quickly. She wasn't with regular flash cards and I was told her attention span was too short. Not the case. Not only is my daughter learning but with your flash cards she went from not being able to recognize words such as "is" and "an" but in just 3 weeks she is now recognizing all of the level A words and is working on the level B words. She is also spelling without looking at her flash cards 30 of those words!"

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