The Phonics Gamer

Shark Shakeup

Shark shakeup is a fun online, interactive phonics tic-tac-toe game.

Engage in player vs player or team vs team, Shark Shakeup is a versatile game that covers multiple objectives and multiple phases.

Which shark will win the game and match 3 in a row?

Great for classroom use on an interactive whiteboard as part of your phonics lessons.

Suitable for working with small groups to help children catch up in a fun way

Also, suitable for home learning on PC or tablet. 

Shark Shakeup comes with an optional narrated story that you can use when introducing the game to children, providing context and purpose to the game. Listen to the story or skip the story and go straight to the game.

You can even use the comic strip to challenge more able readers to read the story themselves or to their class.

Use the menu to select your phase, then whether you wish to work on a particular grapheme, high-frequency words, or tricky words.

Choose which shark you will play. Read a grapheme or word on the grid and place your token there. Try to get 3 in a row to win a game.