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Wednesday, May 23, 2018

The letters tch make the /ch/ sound. Following a short vowel, the ch sound is usually spelled tch - Read the story of Mitch, the Dogcatcher, and Patch
 
 
Story Questions

Sunday, May 20, 2018

Meet the Consonant Digraphs - th, sh and ch!

Consonant digraphs are two letters that join together to form one speech sound, not a blend.  To complicate things more, digraph ch has 3 different sounds: (1) /ch/ heard in cheese, (2) /sh/ heard in chef and (3) /k/ heard in chorus.  Below are links to the video and to the powerpoint to teach the consonant digraphs.
Meet the consonant digraph team.
Once Again.......
It's Magic
Sorting Board and Pictures Practice
Video to Show Students
Great Powerpoint
https://www.slideshare.net/lynnsuccess/meet-the-consonant-digraphs-th-sh-and-ch
 

Sunday, April 29, 2018

Friday, April 27, 2018

First Grade Student Timeline

First Grade Student Timeline - Great Activity for Open House and a great keepsake for parents! A nice addition would be to place the student's current school picture above the seven.
A second student example
Templates for Timeline  -  Students can use all templates or some and add their own drawings

 

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Open House Project - Using Nouns, Verbs and Adjectives to describe oneself.  Begin with an example about a teacher named Mrs. Teacher.  Then have each child  complete the templates drawing a picture of themselves and writing nouns, verbs and adjectives that tell all about them. 
Discuss the different types of nouns used to tell about Mrs. Teacher.  Students will then complete the same template about themselves
Continue the same activity with verbs and
then with adjectives.
End with a drawing and the caption This Is Me!  All templates are below.
 
Templates for children to make their All About Me Book
Nouns that tell about them
Verbs that tell about them
Adjectives that tell about them
Wrap Up Ending
 

Sunday, April 8, 2018

Word Detectives are Back to Find Silent Letters

Many words have silent letters that are not pronounced. This often confuses beginning readers who are learning to decode words.  It is important to familiarize children with these sounds so that they learn to read the words correctly,  A fun crossword puzzle and video are included,
silent b
 silent t
silent h
silent k
silent w
silent l
silent gh
Additional words with silent letters follow

 Silent Letter  Crossword Puzzle
Answers
 
 

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Consonant Digraphs ph and gh make the sound /f/

When h is joined with p or g,  a consonant digraph is formed.  Ph and gh make  /f/.
ph = /f/
gh = /f/
ph examples





gh examples




Activities

video
slideshow to share with children