Phonics & Phonemic Awareness: Letter Z

Students will learn to read and say the letter sound /z/ with these fun activities, worksheets, and games.

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Worksheets
Make an 8-page mini-book about a Zack, a boy who searches for a zebra, a zipper, and a zoo.
Kindergarten to 2nd Grade
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Circle Z and z in the letter box. Then, practice writing Z and z. Also, think up a word that starts with z and draw it.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
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Brainstorm a list of words with the /z/ sound, like zebra and zipper.
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Build-a-Word
In this cut-and-glue activity, students can build the words zoo and zebra.
Kindergarten
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Word Wheel
Spin the wheel to make words that start with Z, including zoo, zip, zap, and zebra.
Kindergarten to 2nd Grade
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Card Games & Sorts
Match the picture cards with illustrations of a zoo, zipper, and zebra with the correct word cards.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
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Craft
Color in the images and print Z z on the primary-ruled lines before putting the hat together and wearing it.
Pre-K through 1st Grade
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