of the Week Lesson for /ar/
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sound this week is the combination /ar/ as in car.
Emphasize the /ar/ sound often throughout the day. Have your child repeat the sound with you.
Put up your sound wall poster.
The main theme for the week is: Farmer
Books to read aloud that support the theme:The Farmer by Mark Ludy
Poems that support the theme:Five Friendly Farmers
Songs that support the theme:
The Farmer in the Dell
Old MacDonald Had a Farm
Day 1: Practice writing the letter "a" on one line of handwriting paper.
Day 2: Practice writing the letter "r" on one line of handwriting paper.
Day 3: Practice writing the combination "ar" on one line of handwriting paper.
Day 4: Practice writing the word "farmer" one or two times.
writing any of the other theme words one or two times.
Activities and/or Art Projects
Visit a farm and meet the farmers. Let them tell you what it is like to live on a farm.
Build a farm out of building blocks and pretend to be the farmer of your very own farm.Farmers, Farmers Everywhere
Other Theme Words and Ideas
Other theme words - car, far, star, barn, garden, farm, market, jar, harvest, tar, part, carpet, harmony, hard and so on...
Books to read aloud that support the other theme words or the combination /ar/:
If I Built a Car by Chris Van Dusen
Barn Dance by Bill Martin and John Archambault
Big Red Barn by Margaret Wise Brown
Flower Garden by Eve Bunting
Over in the Garden by Jennifer Ward
Possum's Harvest Moon by Anne Hunter
Market Day by Carol Foskett Cordsen
The Legend of the Persian Carpet by Tomie dePaola
Poems that support the other theme words or the combination /ar/:
Poems about Gardens
Songs that support the other theme words or the combination /ar/:
"Twinkle Twinkle Little Star"
"Who Took the Cookies from the Cookie Jar"
Like to the Teach the World to Sing (In Perfect Harmony)"
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