Introduction Lesson:  Sound Squares

Time to practice:

Use the back cover of the Student Workbook and Sound Markers for this activity.
Say “How many sounds do you hear in the word bet?  Repeat the word and bring down a sound marker for each sound you hear.  Remember to use white markers for consonant sounds and green markers for the vowel sound.  Touch each marker and say its sound.  Then glide your finger under the markers and say the whole word fast.”

Repeat this activity with

bed, beg, hem, bet, let, ten, red, fed, wet, yet

 

Practice and Reinforcement Lesson – Letter Tiles

Time to practice:

“Say beg.  What is the first sound you hear in beg?  What letter makes the /b/ sound? Bring down the letter b.    What vowel do you hear in the word beg?  What letter makes the /ĕ/ sound?  Now bring down the letter e and put it next to the b.   What is the last sound you hear in the word beg?  What letter makes the /g/ sound?  Bring down the letter g and put it at the end of the word. “

“Put your finger under the first letter in the word.  Sound out the word, pointing to each letter as you say its sound.  Go back to the beginning of the word and glide your finger under the word, saying it fast.  Put all the letters back where they belong in the alphabet, and we will build a different word.”

Repeat this activity with

pen, yes, web, fed, bed, yet, led, set, hem, den