Presentation on theme: "My Sidewalks Second Grade Unit 1 Week 4 Day 1. mud Listen to the sounds in mud. Now lets count the sounds in mud. I will say the word slowly and hold."— Presentation transcript:
mud Listen to the sounds in mud. Now lets count the sounds in mud. I will say the word slowly and hold up a finger for each sound: /m/ /u/ /d/. There are three sounds in mud. Now lets say and count the sounds in duck. Hold up a finger for each sound. How many sounds in duck? How many letters in duck? UpFunHuntPupsTruckjumps
Short u bag big You can already read words like these. What are the words? What is the vowel sound in bag? In big? Now lets look at another vowel sound. This is an umbrella. What sound do you hear at the beginning of umbrella? Say it with me /u/. In umbrella, the first letter u stands for the sound /u/.
bug The letter u can stand for /u/. This is how I blend this word: /b/ /u/ /g/, bug. Now you try: /b/ /u/ /g/, bug. When us is the only vowel at the beginning or in the middle of the word, it usually stands for the short sound, /u/.. RunSlugCupsDrumsStuckscrub SunGumCutLuckJunkclub
High Frequency Words AlsoAmongEarlytoday Here are some words that we wont sound out. Well spell them. This word is also: a, l, s, o: also. What is this word? What are the letters in this word? Now you write answer. Lets look at the sounds in also that you do know. What is this letter? l Now lets blend the letters together. Tell me a sentence using also. Continue with other words
Oral Vocabulary DelicateInquiresturdy Sturdy, delicate: Sturdy is another way to say strong. Picture a sturdy oak tree in your mind. What does the sturdy tree look like? Does it have thin or thick branches? Can you climb on it? Now picture a spider web. Does the spider web look as sturdy as a tree does? No, a spider web looks delicate or easily broken. A spider web is not as sturdy an oak tree. What other things are sturdy? What things are delicate? Inquire: The word inquire means ask, so the title Where to Inquire means where to ask. The child in the picture has some questions and is inquiring or searching for answers. Write each word in a sentence.
Who can We Ask? Pp. 98-105 Before Reading pp. 98-99 Where are the kids on the second page? Why do some have their hands up? Yes, you raise your hand in class to inquire, or ask, about something. Who can help answer the kids questions? Kids can also ask people in their families for help. Why do you think there is an owl on both pages? pp. 100-101 Why do you think there is a picture of an ant and some ducks on the first page? Where are the kids on the second page? How can a library help kids answer their questions? Yes, you can look up facts in books. You can ask librarians to help you find information. pp. 102-103 This is a slug. How is the boy finding out about slugs? Yes, you can search the Internet to find information quickly. Where else can you find out about slugs? pp. 104-105 You can get information about the weather by watching the news on television. You can also look at a map in the newspaper. Lets read about how to find to answer questions. During Reading As we read ask yourself: What did I learn about getting answer? What is this mainly about? After I read, I ask myself: What is this page mainly about? The author asks questions such as Can ants lift rocks?. The picture shows a library and the words say, Kids can go here. I think this page is mainly about using the library to get facts that answer questions. After Reading Where can you inquire to get answers to questions? Some things you use, such as books, are sturdy, but others, such as maps, are delicate. Do you need to be more careful with something that is sturdy or something that is delicate?