BEGIN LESSON PLANS
Day Three (1 1/2 hours)
Twenty minutes: Introduce long
and short vowel markings according to rule. Use flash cards.
When a vowel is short, it is called squat. A squat vowel is always happy and carries a smile above his head. A squat vowel says the short sound. i.e. cat, egg, if, otter, up.
When a vowel is long, it is called lengthy. A lengthy vowel is always playing with a stick. He carries his stick above his head. A lengthy vowel says the long sound. i.e. ate, eat, fine, show, blue.
Review the markings for long and short oo and s sounding like
z. Use flash cards.
Review hard and soft g and c and the rule applied. Use flash
Review markings to hard and soft g and c according to the
rule. Use flash cards.
Twenty minutes: Review digraphs
sh, ch, tch, th, ck, wh, gh, gn, kn, ph, and blends br, cr, dr,
fr, gr, tr, str, sn, sp, st, sw, sm, tw, bl, cl, fl, gl, pl, and
vowel combinations ee, ea, ai, ay, oa, and vowel diphthongs aw,
ew, ow, ou, oi, oy, and r controlled vowels ar, er, ir, or, ur,
ire, are, air, ore, ure, and split vowels with silent e and ing,
ss, ll, ang, alk, amp, ind, ight, y, ice, our, out, long and
short oo and s sounding like z plus hard and soft g and c by
Twenty minutes: Sentence and
Twenty minutes: Practice reading
words already diacritically marked.
Have your student read the words he or she has already marked.
Practice reading Moon Talk
Ten minutes: Moan and Groan
REVIEW-REINFORCE throughout the day
SONGS TO SING DAILY
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