Sound Wall Explicit Lessons and Sound Wall Activities

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This sound wall teacher guide with lesson plans includes everything you need to explicitly and systematically introduce and utilize a sound wall (sold separately) with your Kindergarten, 1st grade or 2nd grade students.

Please be sure to view the previews to see the abundance of resources included!



Printable Resource: 400+ pages

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This science of reading-aligned Sound Wall Teacher Guide with Lesson Plans and Student Sound Wall Activities has everything you need to explicitly and systematically introduce and utilize a sound wall (not included) in your Kindergarten, 1st grade or 2nd grade classroom. Over and over, I kept hearing the question, “Christina, I’ve bought my sound wall but now what?” My intention with this resource is to educate teachers on how to make a sound wall a meaningful learning tool AND to provide you with explicit and systematic lesson plans for introducing and using a sound wall with your students.

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I created this resource as a companion to my Sound Wall, but this teacher guide can be used with any sound wall or phonics scope & sequence! Each lesson plan is a step-by-step guide for introducing the phoneme & sound card, articulation gestures and graphemes.


Included in this resource:

⭐️ Teacher Resources:

  • 47 lesson plans for introducing phonemes and graphemes to students (all 44 phonemes of the English language plus c, qu and x)
  • Consonant Sound Wall & Vowel Valley Overviews
  • Phoneme to Grapheme Dictionary
  • Routines for daily and weekly review
  • Common questions & answers
  • Suggested Scope & Sequence
  • Examples of the beginning of the year sound walls (K-2)
  • Additional resources to further expand on teacher knowledge of sound walls

⭐️ Students resources:

  • Sound Wall Dictionary
  • Cut and paste sound wall activity
  • Personal student sound walls
  • Grapheme handwriting practice for consonants and short vowels

See what teachers are saying about these Sound Wall Teacher Lesson Plans:

“This is a great resource with easy-to-follow lesson plans and well as videos with suggestions of how to use a sound wall in the classroom. I would highly recommend this to any teacher starting their sound wall journey!”

“These lesson plans are the perfect addition to the sound wall. It gives you ALL the information you will need to feel successful teaching it to your students. Thank you for the perfect addition to my science of reading classroom!”

“I am SO happy this resource exists! I am new to using a sound wall this year and this has helped me go from being completely lost to feeling encouraged and empowered to teach lessons effectively utilizing my sound wall. Thank you!”

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16 reviews for Sound Wall Explicit Lessons and Sound Wall Activities

  1. Dalia Elgamal (verified owner)

    Best sound wall ever! I love that it includes lessons as well as an option for a virtual sound wall for my hybrid students. This has helped my students so much.

  2. Danielle Moore (verified owner)

    I am incredibly pleased with this sound wall. Last year I pieced together my own but was so pleased to find this over the summer. It is great and the kids love the pictures.

  3. Beth Garofola (verified owner)

    This resource has changed the way I teach phonics and phonemic awareness! The individual sound walls and student dictionaries have been wonderful resources for my second grade writers and the lessons have been wonderful resources for their teacher!

  4. Colleen Floyd (verified owner)

    This resource specifically was really helpful for me to make sure I’m tea CB big the sounds the correct way. Thank you for the guided help!

  5. Brenda Baker (verified owner)

    I am hoping that this resource will help my severely dyslexic student with her reading and spelling. It is wonderful to have a tool to is so easy to differentiate.

  6. jesslance27 (verified owner)

    This sound wall is one of the best that I have looked at over the past few weeks. I am so excited to use it with my students this year.

  7. Bettyann Spiech (verified owner)

    I participated in your Summer Webinar, and can’t wait to utilize these explicit lessons and practice activities with my kiddos! Now I just need my key prop to go with it! Thanks:)

  8. Jeanne Schoch (verified owner)

    I appreciate the lessons instead of just making the sound wall wallpaper. thanks.

  9. Olga Sakac (verified owner)

    Love these!! ❤️❤️❤️

  10. Deste Voth (verified owner)

    I love the sound wall Lessons resource! You can use with any phonics program you have already and if you don’t have one, it comes with a scope and sequence to follow! Using with my kiddos this week!

  11. smoore (verified owner)

    This resource has saved me so much time! Students love the lessons. I love the lessons, scope and sequence. District is purchasing new reading curriculum and with a little rearranging to meet new scope and sequence, I will still use Miss Winter’s Bliss resources. Science of Reading is the shift and these resources align perfectly.

  12. schalmers (verified owner)

    I am so pleased with this resource! My students will love the lessons! I can’t wait to get started!

  13. denmotherof3 (verified owner)

    I have been envisioning a resource just like this! This amazing resource goes above and beyond my expectations of how a sound wall can be implemented into daily instruction while involving the students! This is one resource everyone should have! It has so many of the facts used with each phonics skill and it’s all in one place! I usually go to several books to ensure that I have all the statistics/spelling patterns down before teaching a phonics skill, this has it all in one place! AMAZING RESOURCE!

    • Christina

      Thank you so MUCH for your purchase and for leaving detailed feedback, I’m so delighted this resource is so valuable to you! -Christina

  14. jenoleary10 (verified owner)

    Amazing resource. I love that their are specific lessons to guide my phonics teaching.

  15. Laurie OFarrell (verified owner)

    This is a systematic way to teach all phonemes. It totally shocked me when students began describing sounds without me prompting them citing that sounds were voiced or unvoiced, explaining where their tongue and teeth are for each sound and then applying that knowledge when reading words. The routine of the lessons helps students connect with the formation of each sound.

  16. thespoiledteacher (verified owner)

    This resource is everything I needed to make my sound wall more than classroom decoration! I love the part 1 of the resource where it shows exactly what a sound wall is and how to use it. The sound introduction lessons are easy to follow and engaging. My favorite part is how you shared with us how to have students interact with it to make a truly meaningful tool in the classroom! Love!

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