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Object to Image Matching – Montessori Pre-Reading Lesson

A wonderful language activity for preschoolers for pre-readers is Phonetic Object to Image Matching. The child should be able to hold interest and to focus in order to successfully do this activity.

Object to Image Matching - Montessori Language Lesson

Montessori Services is a great resource for Object Boxes. They offer a Language Starter Set with a myriad of objects for your home or classroom. Montessori Printshop has loads of Language phonetic based printables.

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 Invite the child to do the work. Take objects and pictures to a table.

Montessori Object to Image Matching Pre-Reading Language Lesson

 Name each object while placing it in a horizontal row on the table.

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Conduct a 3 period lesson (‘this is…show me the…what is…)

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Take out picture cards.

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Name each picture. Scan objects (L to R) to find a match.

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Place picture under the corresponding object, review the names with the child, put pictures back in the container and return the materials to shelf.

 

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