Review the letters. Pass out lowercase cards and have children match with the uppercase letters presented. ABCDEF GHIJKL MNOPQR STUVWX YZ
Pass out uppercase letters and have them match with lowercase letters presented abcdef ghijkl mnopqr stuvwx yz
The name for both of these letters is m. This is capital M and this is lowercase m. Mm
This is a motorcycle. The first sound in motorcycle is /m/. Say it with me: /m/, motorcycle. What sounds does motorcycle begin with? Listen to the sound again: /mmm/
Listen to these words: Which word begins with /m/? cannabfruit mapboattown tenmousemoon milk What other words begin with /m/?
These are mountains. What sound do you hear at the beginning of mountains? Say it with me: /m/. The letter m stands for the sound /m/.
This word is I(like, the). The word I is always capitalized. Lowercase I by itself is not a word. What is this word? What is the letter in this word? Ilikethe I see a ______________________________. I like ___________________________________. I like the___________________________________.
Amazing Words needsresponsibilityshelter Needs: People and pets have certain needs, or things they must have in order to live. Say the word with me: needs. Some of our needs are food, water, clothing, and shelter. These are things we must have to live. What do you think are some animals needs? Responsibility: When you have responsibility, there are things you are expected to do. Say the word with me: responsibility. It is my responsibility to wash the dishes. My friends responsibility is to walk the dog every day. Tell me a responsibility you have at home. Shelter: Your shelter is the place which you live. Say the word with me: shelter. My shelter is a yellow house. What is a birds shelter? A barn is shelter for horses and cows. What other kinds of shelter can you think of? Use each word in a sentence.
Taking care of Pets Before Reading page 6: What kind of a pet does this boy have? What do you think the little boy is doing with his pet? Page 7: There is another pet in this picture. What is it? What is the girl doing with the cat? Page 8: What kind of pet does this girl have? How is the girl taking care of her fish? Food is one of the fishs needs. Page 9: This boy is taking care of a pet too. What kind of a pet is it? How is he taking care of is his dog? Now lets read to find out about taking care of pets. During Reading(Model asking questions) First read: Together Second Read: Partners Third Read: Whisper Read
Taking care of Pets(pg. 8-9) During Reading(Model asking questions) First read: Together Second Read: Partners Third Read: Whisper Read
The name for both of these letters is t. This is capital T and this is lowercase t. Tt
This is a turtle. The first sound in turtle is /t/. Say it with me: /t/, turtle. What sounds does turtle begin with? Listen to the sound again: /ttt/
Listen to these words: Which word begins with /t/? bagtimetown mapmoonlamb tentaptan vantaxi What other words begin with /t/?
This is a tiger. What sound do you hear at the beginning of tiger? Say it with me: /t/. The letter t stands for the sound /t/.
like, LIKE, and Like are all the same word. If a word is written with all lowercase letters, all capital letters, or a combination, it is still the same word. Ilikethe
What Pets Like Before Reading page 10: What kind of pets do you see on this page? What kind of shelter do the fish live in? What else do you see in the tank? Do you think the fish like the tank? Why? Page 11: What pets are on this page? What are the kittens doing? Page 12: What pets are on this page? Do you think the birds like the cage? Why? Page 13: What animals do you see? What are the puppies playing with? Do you think the puppies like the towel? Why? Remember, some of the words have a picture above them. The picture stands for the word below it. Lets read to find out more what pets like. During Reading: (What am I learning about pets?) First read: Together Second Read: Partners Third Read: Whisper Read After Reading What was the selection mainly about? (Model how to summarize)
What did you learn about the needs and likes of pets? What shelter does a bird need? What about a fish? What responsibility do we have to give pets what they like?
Shared Writing What do fish like? Fish like _________________. What do kittens like? Kittens like________________________.
What Pets Like? (pg. 10-11) During Reading(Model asking questions) First read: Together Second Read: Partners Third Read: Whisper Read
The name for both of these letters is a. This is capital A and this is lowercase a. Aa
I am going to say some sounds. Listen as I blend the sounds together to make a word. /sss/ /aaa/ /t/, sat Rat Now you try mantap mattag tanmad
Blending You already know the sound of letter t. What is the sound of t in at? Today we will learn about the short a vowel sound. This is astronaut. What sound do you hear at the beginning of astronaut? Say it with me: /a/.
The a in this word stands for the short a sound: /a/. This is how I blend the word: /a/ /m/, am. Now you try it: /a/ /m/, am a m
Lets try the same thing with these words. atammat What letter is this? What sound does it stand for?
Amazing Words exercise Previously, we read about pets needs. We learned that they need food, water, and shelter. Pets as well as people, have a need for exercise. Exercise is moving your body to make it strong and healthy. What kinds of exercise do you get? What kinds of exercise do you like best? Why? Use word in a sentence. ex/er/cise What exercise can you do with a pet?
Characters Today we are going to read a story. Every story has characters. The characters are the people or animals in a story. For example, think about the story of The Three Little Pigs.. Who are the animals in the story? Listen to this story, Leah and Shamara are best friends. Leah asks Shamara to go to the park with her, but Shamara already has plans with her friend Hector. Why dont we all go together? says Leah. Ok! answers Shamara. So Leah, Shamara, and Hector play together at the park. Who are the people in this story? As we read together listen for the characters in this story.
Pets on a Mat Before Reading page 14: Heres a cute dog. The dog is sitting on a mat. Does the dog like the mat? Page 15: Now a cat is sitting with the dog on the mat. Does the cat like the mat? Page 16: What animal has joined the dog and cat on the mat? They all fit on the mat together. Page 17: What happened? Now an elephant has joined the dog, cat, and bunny on the mat. Do you think they will all fit on the mat? Now turn to your partner and talk about the pictures, using the same words I did. During Reading: Remember that as we read, we start on the left and read across to the right. When we come to the end of the line, we go to the beginning of the line below. Then we keep reading. First read: Together(As we read, ask yourself: Who are the characters in this story?) Second Read: Partners Third Read: Whisper Read After Reading Who are the characters in this story? What happens to the characters?
Pets on a Mat(pg. 14-15) During Reading(Model asking questions) First read: Together Second Read: Partners Third Read: Whisper Read
You know that a can stand for /a/. You also know that m stands for the sound /m/, What is the first sound in this word? What is the last sound in this word? Whats the word? a m
I am going to say some sounds. Listen as I blend the sounds together to make a word: /a/ /t/, at atammat What letter is this? What sound does it stand for?
Which is a Pet? p. 18 Before Reading Look at the animal pictures. Can all animals be pets? Why not? When I look at each picture, I know it has a word to go with it. Lets read the words together. During Reading: Choral Reading After Reading Which animals are pets? Which animals are not pets? Why do you think that a moose isnt a good pet? A tiger? A turkey?
Amazing Words needsexerciseresponsibilityshelter Review meanings of words What are the needs of a baby? What are your needs? What responsibility do you have in your family? What kind of shelter have you seen? What kind of shelter would you like to live in? Why? What are your favorite types of exercise? Why? Use each word in a sentence.
Shared Writing What do pets like? Pets like _________________. What do you like? I like________________________.
Amazing Words needsexerciseresponsibilityshelter Review meanings of words Tell me about the needs of an elephant at the zoo. What kind of shelter does a fish need? What kind of shelter does a horse need? If you were going on a vacation and needed someone to take care of your pet, to whom would you give the responsibility? Why? Show us an exercise you can do. Use each word in a sentence.
We read Taking care of Pets – What animals are in this story? – Who are the other characters? We also read What Pets Like – What did you learn about what pets like? We also read Pets on a Mat. – What characters are in this story? What did all of the stories we read this week show us about taking care of pets? What is the big idea?