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
Entire Story Video and Powerpoint
Sunday, May 20, 2018
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.
Sorting Board and Pictures Practice
Video to Show Students
Sunday, April 29, 2018
Friday, April 27, 2018
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.
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.
Continue the same activity with verbs and
then with adjectives.
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
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,
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
When h is joined with p or g, a consonant digraph is formed. Ph and gh make /f/.
ph = /f/
gh = /f/
slideshow to share with children