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Montessori Blue Series Command Phrase Cards

$ 1.97

This set includes 12 Blue Level Command Cards.


  • To develop consonant digraph "action phrases"
  • Order
  • Concentration
  • Independence
  • Pronunciation
  • Phonetic reading
  • Self-esteem
  • Analyze sounds in words
  • Increase vocabulary


Blue level phonetic reading


  • Invite child or children.
  • Take basket to rug area.
  • Remove command word phrases from basket.
  • Tell child: "These are phrases that make us do things. These words are called verbs."
  • Child reads phrases aloud.
  • Child does action.
  • Repeat until all word phrases are read aloud and actions are demonstrated.
  • Child does action without reading aloud.
  • Return work to shelf.


  • The action itself.
  • Words are written all in red.


Teacher, other children, Child's knowledge of oral and written language.


Phrases on the cards


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TERMS of USE: Please use this material for your personal and/or classroom use. Don't distribute the material throughout a school without proper permission and licensing. Thank you.