Emily Hart
Emergent Design
                                      & nbsp; SH!  Be Quiet
1. Rational: The digraphs are hard for students to learn because digraphs make the letters say something different from what the student learned.  For example, s says /s/, and h says /h/, but when you put them together they say /sh/.  I am teaching this lesson because it will help the students learn to recognize the /sh/ when reading.  In this lesson, the students will learn what letters make the /sh/ sound and what sound sh makes.  It is important the students accomplish the goals of the lesson because there are many words containing the digraph sh and while reading they will encounter such words.  This will help them read better.
2. Materials: Elkonin letter boxes, letter manipulatives (sh- taped together,c,a,f,i,t,u,w,n,e,p)
Chant ­Sh! Sh! Stop that Noise
Book ­Shadow translated and illustrated by Marcia Brown from the French of Blaise Cendrars. Published in New York by Scribners.c.1982.
Worksheet used for assessment
3. Procedure: TODAY WE ARE GOING TO LEARN THE /SH/ SOUND.  WHEN YOU PUT S AND H TOGETHER, THEY SAY /SH/.  /SH/ IS LIKE THE QUIET SOUND, LIKE WHEN I TELL YOU TO “SH! BE QUIET!.”  NOW WE ARE GOING TO DO A CHANT CALLED “SH! SH! STOP THAT NOISE”   Do the chant.
NOE WE ARE GOING TO DO THE LETTERBOX LESSON.  GET OUT YOUR BOXES AND THE LETTERS: SH (TAPED TOGETHER), C,A,F,I,U,T,W,N,E,P.  I WILL DO THE FIRST ONE TO SHOW YOU WHAT TO DO AND THEN YOU WILL DO THE REST OF THE WORDS.  REMEMBER, WHEN YOU DO THE LETTERBOXES YOU NEED TO POUT EACH SOUND IN A DIFFERENT BOX.  WE ARE GOING TO USE THREE BOXES.  WE ARE GOING TO SPELL WISH.
/w/  PUT THE W IN THE FIRST BOX
/i/    PUT THE I IN THE NEXT BOX
/sh/  PUT THE SH IN THE LAST BOX
WHY DO YOU THINK THE SH GOES IN ONE BOX TOGETHER?  RIGHT, BECAUSE IT MAKES ONE SOUND.
SPELL FISH, OK NOW CLEAR YOUR BOARD
SPELL SHUT
SPELL SHINE (WHY WOULD WE ONLY HAVE THREE BOXES FOR SHINE?
                       RIGHT , BECAUSE THE E IS SILENT)
SPELL SHIP
Assessment: Observing the student spell the words correctly and the worksheet
4.  References:
Murray, Bruce. Reading Genie.  Retrieved October 20, 2002, from Auburn University, reading curriculum, Reading Genie web site: http://www.auburn.edu/rdggenie
 
 
 
 
 

Sh! Sh! Stop that noise
Sh! Sh! Stop that noise
Come on girls tell all the boys to
Sh! Sh! Stop that noise

Sh! Sh! Stop that noise
Sh! Sh! Stop that noise
Come on boys tell all the girls to
Sh! Sh! Stop that noise

Sh! Sh! Stop that noise
Sh! Sh! Stop that noise
 
 
 

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