Using Digital Tools to Build Phonics and Phonemic Awareness

Use these examples of projects created by students to inspire engaging phonics activities in your classroom.

Creative use of technology can engage students, and help you integrate your iPads, PCs, or Chromebooks into your literacy curriculum.

Formative Assessments

Technology makes it easy to assign and manage formative assessment for phonics that include reading and writing.


Students explore initial sounds as they write alliterative sentences and create illustrations that support and reflect their writing.

Rhyming Word Stories

After listening to Students interview dinosaurs to demonstrate knowledge of animal characteristics, diet, and more.

Nonsense Words

After reading Dr. Seuss's There's a Wocket in my Pocket, students create a class book using their own rhyming nonsense words.

Tongue Twister stories

Read Dr. Seuss's Fox in Socks and put your students in the driver's seat by asking them to use their knowledge of phonics to write their own tongue twister stories.

Phonics Stations

Applying Phonics Skills


Lesson Tiles

Beginning Sound Books

Phonics Books



Phonics and Reading in 1st

Enhance the Wonders Reading Program

Make technology an integral part of your Wonders reading program with these project ideas for grades 1-6.

This FREE guide includes technology activities and a unit project for each unit in the Wonders program.

Building Literacy in Elementary Students

New approaches to building literacy through creative technology in grades 3-5.

This FREE guide includes:

  • Articles and Project Ideas
  • Lesson Plans
  • Sample Student Work

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