with letter P!
Material: Primary paper and pencils
Work sheet with /p/ and different phonemes
The book - Each peach pear plum by: J. Ahlberg. Viking Kestrel Picture Books.
Pictures of words with /p/ and words without
1) Write the letter p on the board asking if anyone knows the letter. Does anyone know any words that start with this letter? (stretch out the sound /p/ and write the words on the board).
2) Does everyone hear the /p/ in popcorn? Ok good, now when you hear the /p/ make your hands pop open like popcorn. â€œclose hands and when you make the /p/ open them for popping effect.
3) Now lets try our tongue twister Penny Pops Popcorn for a Pirates Pet Parrot everyone say it once. Next, say it but stretching out the /p/ Pppppenny ppppops pppopcorn for a pppirates pppet pppparrot. Now brake of the /p/: /P/ enny /p/ ops /p/ opcorn for a /p/ irates /p/ et /p/ arrot.
4) Give the children a piece of the primary paper and pencil. We can use the letter to spell /p/. Lets do it together: draw a straight line down from the roof top to the side walk and then at the rooftop give the line a chest or a backwards câ€ After I give you a sticker I want you to make 5 more just like it.
5) Raise your hand when you know the answer to the following questions: Do you hear /p/ in pickle or nickel? Pencil or dribble? Tickle or Pinch? Pirate or Cowboy? Show the students the cards with the pictures. When you hear the /p/, make the popcorn motion with your hand.
6) Read the book -Each peach pear plum
7) For the assessment hand the students the worksheets with the pictures asking them to circle the ones that have the /p/ sound.
Adams, M.J. (1990) Beginning to Read: Thinking and Learning About Print. Center for the study off Reading and the Reading â€¨Research and Education Center, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Dr. Bruce Murray, Reading Genie, http://www.auburn.edu/academic/education/reading_genie/spellings.html