MSU Reading Strategy Interventions
How To Gingerbread Man Unit Here:
This site gives you lots of ideas for gingerbread ON LINE!
When students are making sense of their understanding of letters, it helps to have them play with magnetic letters and complete open sorts and closed sorts. Some teachers also have students sort with paper letters to record their thinking too.
Mrs. Meachum has TONS OF IDEAS on her site! They are awesome!!!!!
-monkey tail/no monkey tail
-has a dot/does not have a dot
-has a straight line/does not have a straight line
***There are LOTS more ways to SORT!
I have done text mapping with lots of kids in lots of classrooms across the US of A.
–ab cab, lab, blab, crab, flab, grab, scab, slab, stab
–ack back, pack, quack, rack, black, crack, shack, snack, stack, track
–ag bag, rag, tag, brag, flag
–ail fail, mail, jail, nail, pail, rail, sail, tail, snail, trail
–ain main, pain, rain, brain, chain, drain, grain, plain, Spain, sprain, stain, train
–ake bake, cake, fake, lake, make, quake, rake, take, wake, brake, flake, shake, snake
–am ham, Sam, clam, slam, swam
–an can, fan, man, pan, ran, tan, van, bran, plan, than
–ank bank, sank, yank, blank, crank, drank, thank
–ap cap, lap, map, nap, rap, tap, clap, flap, scrap, slap, snap, strap, trap, wrap
–at bat, cat, fat, hat, mat, rat, sat, brat, chat, flat, spat, that
–ay day, may, pay, say, clay, play, pray, spray, stay, tray
–eed feed, need, seed, weed, bleed, freed, greed, speed
–ell bell, fell, sell, tell, well, yell, shell, smell, spell, swell
–est best, guest, nest, pest, rest, test, vest, west, chest, crest
–ew dew, few, knew, new, blew, chew
–ick kick, lick, pick, quick, sick, brick, chick, click, stick, thick, trick
–ight knight, light, might, night, right, sight, tight, bright, flight, fright, slight
–ill fill, hill, pill, will, chill, drill, grill, skill, spill, thrill
–in bin, fin, pin, sin, win, chin, grin, shin, skin, spin, thin, twin
–ine fine, line, mine, nine, pine, vine, wine, shine, spine, whine
–ing king, ring, sing, wing, bring, cling, spring, sting, string, swing, thing
–ink link, pink, sink, wink, blink, drink, shrink, stink, think
–ip dip, hip, lip, rip, sip, tip, chip, clip, drip, flip, grip, ship, skip, strip, trip, whip
–ob knob, mob, rob, blob, slob, snob
–ock knock, lock, dock, rock, sock, block, clock, frock, shock, stock
–op cop, hop, mop, pop, top, chop, crop, drop, flop, plop, shop, stop
–ore bore, more, sore, tore, wore, chore, score, shore, snore, store
–ot got, dot, hot, knot, lot, not, plot, shot, spot
–out grout, scout, shout, spout, sprout
–ow cow, how, now, brow, chow, plow
–uck buck, duck, luck, cluck, stuck, truck
–um gum, hum, drum, plum, slum
–unk junk, chunk, drunk, shrunk, stunk, trunk
–y by, my, cry, dry, fly, fry, shy, sky, spy, try, why
Reference: Wylie, R.E., & Durrell, D.D. (1970). Teaching vowels through phonograms. Elementary English: 47, 787-791.
Many more phonograms can be found in The Reading Teacher’s Book of Lists by Fry, Kress, and Fountoukidis. Prentice Hall, 2000.
Five Little Ducks Printables: http://picklebums.com/2011/06/14/five-little-ducks-puppet-printable/
The Wiggles sing Five Little Ducks: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M5jnhndjX9U
Concepts: work on learning to count backwards from five, four, three, two, one and rhyming.
Raffi singing: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EgTkJNYDht0&feature=related
SIX LITTLE DUCKS by RAFFI: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WIjwvFojH5o&feature=related
Paint the rocks to represents the DUCKS:
DUCK THEME ideas: http://stepbystepcc.com/animals/duck.html
story, sequence of events, rhyme and rhythm http://teachers.net/lessons/posts/3449.html