A-07.7: Use Alphabet-Letter Cards AaAa to ZzZz, Version 5, in Learning Activities & Games
Know the Alphabet
12 Pages of 9 Playing Cards Each (to Be Printed One- or Two-Sided with Backs) = 104 Alphabet-Letter + 2 Info Cards
Who They’re For: Language Learners & Teachers, Developing Readers of English, Card-Players.
Why You Need Them:For each of the 26 letters of the English/Roman alphabet, 104 of these Alphabet-Letter Cards display alphabetic symbols in clear large fonts, including pictures of vocabulary that starts with each letter. Their reverse sides reveal which kinds of letters (block or cursive, upper– or lower-case) are on their faces.
What You’ll Do:
From Alphabet-Letter Cards AaAa-ZzZz,Version 5, extract the 6 pages 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11 to print out one-sided. Or download all 12 pages to print out back-to-back, flipped horizontally on longedges.
Cut apart the 108 letters + 2 informational cards so that they’re all of equal size andshape.
Use the cards for instructional activitiesas suggested—or invent procedures that take advantage of their dual-purpose faces, which show both alphabet letters + traditional card images.
Follow (and/or vary) instructions for card competitions proven engaging and successful in developing critical thinking and strategiclearning + game-play skills.
Expand on the linguistic knowledge and game skills participants are building in other creative and impellingways.