Long I

Language Arts

The sound this letter stands for is the long vowel sound - /i/ as in ice.  (You could teach your child that when a vowel is long the letter says it's name.)

Theme words - ice, island, ice cream, iron, ivory, icicle, idea, iceberg

Poetry and Rhymes:

Ice Cream Dream
by Katrina Lybbert

Ice cream tastes great on a hot sunny day,
So smooth and so creamy, "I love it!" I say.
Chocolate, Strawberry, Cookies 'n Cream,
Wonderful, wonderful, ice creamy dream!

Books to read aloud:

The Island of the Skog by Steven Kellogg
The Little Island by Golden MacDonald
Curious George Goes to an Ice Cream Shop by Margret & H.A. Rey
Isaac the Ice-Cream Truck by Scott Santoro
Ice Cream by Elisha Cooper
Angelina Ice Skates by Katharine Holabird
Iron Horses by Verla Kay
Squeak's Good Idea by Max Eilenberg
The Lamp, the Ice, and the Boat Called Fish by Jacqueline Briggs Martin



Charles Ives (1874 - 1954)


Ice Cream (from the Anne of Green Gables soundtrack)
Irish Lullaby


Ice cream, icy cool lemonade, shave ice, iced cake or cookies, ice cream sandwiches

Bible Story/Character Trait



Isosceles triangle - a triangle with two sides of equal length.

Color - ivory


Study the properties of ice.

Bird - Ibis
Flower - Iris
Plant - Ivy, Poison Ivy

Social Studies

Study the geography of Prince Edward Island, Iceland or Ireland.

Art Project

Decorate cookies or cake with icing.


Play "I spy."  Go ice skating.

Field Trip

Take a trip to an ice cream shop.


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