Summer Word Mapping Mats + Google Slides


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These Summer Word Mapping Mats + Google Slides are perfect for incorporating phoneme-grapheme mapping into your phonics lessons and changing it up with fun themes. Templates include summer, back to school, Constitution Day, and Indigenous Peoples' Day themes.

Phoneme grapheme mapping is how words become sight words, aka words we instantly recognize. It's not a process you do physically, as it's a mental process that happens naturally or through explicit instruction. This resource walks you through word mapping any word that has up to 5 sounds.

This is a no prep resource that can be used to teach spelling words, sight words, or regular phonics patterns. Simply print the template you want to use, follow the lesson guide, and watch your students' reading and spelling improve! 

Included in this Summer Word Mapping Mats & Slides:

  • 18 printable word mapping worksheets for words with up 5 sounds (9 color & 9 black and white: floating boy, jellyfish, sun, reading girl, writing boy, flag girl, boy with Presidents book, Inuit man, teepee)
  • Step-by-step instructions for using this template
  • An instructional guide to using this resource
  • Links to more resources
  • Summer themed teaching slides (Google Slides) with video tutorial


This is a digital product. Nothing physical will ship.

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