The “Sight Words Alphabet Program” was revised last summer. All learning outcomes are based on related literature selections. In this mini-unit the literature selections “Mouse Paint, Go Away Big Green Monster and The Nose Book” are used to successfully introduce key learning outcomes that are outlined below.
Shared Reading Follow-Up
The companion emergent reader “Monster Parade” would be used as a follow-up to model the reading process and to introduce the following:
Alphabet Letters: Mm and Nn
Sight Words: blue, red, yellow and come
All Pre-primer sight words are introduced within the program. They are introduced in meaningful context followed-up with interactive games. In this reader and color words and identifying shapes are the key focus.
Alphabet and Rhyming Literacy Center Games and Activities
Spin and Print
Playing partners spin and print the letter of the focus initial letter sound represented in the picture they landed on.
Draw and Print
Students draw a picture card and print the letter of the focus initial letter sound represented in the picture.
Picture Mnemonic Printing Activity
Students will be involved with focus letter picture mnemonic printing activities. The students would put a nose on the letter “n” template representing that letter and sound. They would place a mouse head on the letter “m” as displayed in the photograph below.
Phonemic Awareness, Phonological Awareness and Rhyming Activities
Rhyming, phonemic and phonological awareness activities are always addressed within the units. This unit includes suggestions and activities in relation to developing these skills.
Sight Word Literacy Center Games and Activities
Spin and Print
Playing partners spin and print the sight word.
Roll and Print
In this game focus sight words are printed on a blank die. Students roll the die and print the focus sight word on the templates provided.
Roll, Move and Say
Playing partners take turns rolling a die and moving their game players accordingly and must say the word landed on.
Draw and Say
Playing partners take turns drawing a word and saying the word displayed. They get to keep the card if it is read correctly.
Writing and Simple Follow-Up Crafts
In this craft activity the students would mix paint colors to make a new color using the mouse template below. This activity would also coincide with your Science outcomes. The students would use the mouse template displayed below that is provided within. As a follow-up writing activity the students would draw a monster and describe it as displayed in the photograph below using the template provided. This activity is a follow-up to reading the book “Go Away, Big Green Monster”.
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