Teach Rhyming Words
Use this list of Hop on Pop words to make flashcards. Copy and paste the words into a word processing program, and then print them on cardstock. Give one to each child and let them cut the words out. Students store the cards in plastic bags and use them for independent classroom or homework study times.
other, mother, brother, at, cat, pat, hat, fat, up, cup, pup, day, way, play, say, jumped, bumped.
Here are suggestions for several classroom activities using these words. Kids identify rhyming words, sort, and predict what comes next in a sequence.
- Hold up a card and say the word, and then invite the class to call out a rhyming word. Continue through the cards.
- Each child chooses a card, and then finds the person with a rhyming word card. They form small groups based on their rhyming words. For instance, there are five words rhyming with cat, so that group should have five children. Let them take turns calling out words, and then collect the cards, shuffle, and play again.
- Shuffle the cards, turn them face down on a table, and play the Memory game. Students turn over two cards at a time, exposing the words, and attempt to make matches.