Level 3 Language Arts with Ms. Sheri Lesson 5. Doubling f-l-s-z. Compare and Contrast. Last time we talked about compound words. These words had more than one syllable. Syllables. The syllable of a word is the beat of the word.
with Ms. Sheri
Compare and Contrast
These words had more than one syllable.
The syllable of a word is the beat of the word.
The word sidewalk has two syllables because it has two beats.
Words with one syllable, a short vowel sound and end in s ,l, f, or z follow a special rule.
The s, l, f, or z are doubled.
I will teach you a trick to remember which letters get doubled.
Sammy loves free zebras.
doll chaff dress razz
bass fuzz bill gaff
/s/ /l/ /f/ /z/
hot tos plan zag bad
case seal fiz got him
yel case pet did puf
Did you find them all? They are:
Notice the word seal ends with /l/ but does not have a short vowel sound.
You will practice with the
Doubling s-l-f-z Worksheet.
If you compare two things you tell how they are alike.
If you contrast two things you tell how they are different.
So, when you compare and contrast, you tell how they are alike and different.
Help them organize when they are comparing and contrasting two things.
A Venn diagram has two overlapping circles.
In the outside circles you write about how the two things are different.
Lives in a house
Lives on a farm
and the Power of the Gold Buckskin Whincher from the Rootabaga Stories.
While I read, I want you to be thinking about how the main character of this story and the Potato Face Blind Man are alike and different.
plays the accordion
goes to the postoffice
falls in love
believes in luck
1. Do the Doubling s-l-f-z worksheet
2. Read Along with The Story of Jason Squiff and Why He Had a Popcorn Hat, Popcorn Mittens and Popcorn Shoes from the Rootabaga Stories
3. Write any words you see that have a doubled s, l, f, or z from the story
4. Fill out a Venn diagram for two characters from Rootabaga Stories