Sand All Around My SideWalks Level B Unit 1, Week 4, Day 1
Objectives • Word Work: Phonemic Awareness: Segment Words into Sounds • Phonics: Blend Words with short “e” • High Frequency Words: draw, sys, picture, read /red/ • Build Concepts: arid, landform, precipitation • Read or Listen to a Passage: “Sand All Around,” p. 74
Phonemic Awareness leg Listen to the sounds in leg, /l/-/e/-/g/. Now let’s say the sounds as I point to the letters /l/-/e/-/g/, leg
Phonemic Awareness /n/-/e/-/s/-/t/
Phonemic Awareness /y/-/e/-/s/
Phonemic Awareness /w/-/e/-/t/
Phonemic Awareness /n/-/e/-/k/
Phonemic Awareness /d/-/e/-/s/-/k/
Blending Strategy pat, pit, and pot You already can read words like these. What are the words? What is the vowel sound in pat? What is the vowel sound in pit? What is the vowel sound in pot? Now let’s look at another short vowel sound.
This is an elephant. What sound do you hear at the beginning of elephant. Say it with me /e/. The letter “e” can stand for /e/. Blending Strategy
Blending Strategy pet In this word, the letter “e” stand for /e/. This is how I blend this word: /p/-/e/-/t/, pet.
Blending Strategy Let’s blend some words together.
Blending Strategy /e/-/g/
Blending Strategy /j/-/e/-/t/
Blending Strategy /m/-/e/-/s/
Blending Strategy /s/-/p/-/e/-/l/
Blending Strategy /d/-/e/-/n/
Blending Strategy Take out your white boards and let’s write some words.
High Frequency Words draw When you draw something, you make a picture of it with pen, pencil, or crayon.
High Frequency Words eye Your eye is the part of your body you use to see.
High Frequency Words picture A picture is a drawing, photograph, or painting of someone or something.
High Frequency Words read Have you read that book yet?
Oral Vocabulary This week you will learn about the desert. Listen for the Amazing Words: arid, landform, and precipitation
Amazing Words arid very dry
Amazing Words cactus a plant with a thick, fleshy stem that usually has spines but no leaves
Amazing Words dune hill of sand
Amazing Words landform a shape formed on the land
Amazing Words precipitation rain or snow
Read or Listen to a Passage The selections this week are about the desert.
Read or Listen to a Passage “Sand All Around,” p. 74
Read or Listen to a Passage What did you learn about the desert and the plants and animals that live there? Is the desert a landform that gets lots of precipitation or is it arid? How do you know?
Tomorrow’s Objectives • Word Work: Phonemic Awareness: Adding Sounds /s/, /z/ • Phonics: Blend Words with Inflected Ending –s and Plural –s • High frequency Words: draw, eye, picture, read /red/ • Read or Listen to a Passage: “A Report About the Desert,” p.82