Helping children learn to read is extremely important. Since
the emergent level is the earliest stage of reading, beginning to work
in this stage will help them become more fluent, successful readers.
of this lesson plan is to help children hear the sound and recognize
-sound correspondence picture (lifting a weight= uuuuuu)
-Sun Fun by phonics readers
-word cards: fun, sun, run, tug bug, but,
-sheet with scrambled words
1.Introduce the lesson to students by
explaining them to them that learning letters and their individual
extremely important. I will introduce the individual letter u and
the corresponding sound.
2.I will them rattle off a couple of
words that consist of the corresponding sound /u/, such as tut, cut,
mut, etc. As I am rattling off these words, I will ask the students,
sound do you hear a lot of?â€� When answers are given, I will
picture of the man lifting a weight.
3.I will explain the sound of the
sound that the picture is making and have them each act the picture out
4.I will give
each student a sheet of primary paper and I will assist him or her work
writing the letter, using the fence and sidewalk technique.
5.Now I will show the student how to
find /u/ in sun. As I stretch out
the word suuuuuun, what do you hear? Does it sound like I am
6.I will read the student a word and
they will tell me witch one has the /a/ sound in the. The words I will
any or penny?, sad or
sud?, bad or bed?, dad or dude?, sally or silly?.
7.Read the book Sun Fun.
8.Reread the book and have the
students raise their hand when they hear a word with the corresponding
9.Assessment: Pass out scrambled
word sheet and have the students circle the words that consist of the
and the have the corresponding sounds /u/.
Bails, Susan. A Cat Nap. Carson,
CA. Educational Insights. 1990. 11 pages.