of the Week Lesson for /ea/
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sound this week is the short vowel combination /ea/ as in bread.
Emphasize the /ea/ 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: Bread
Books to read aloud that support the theme:
Bread, Bread, Bread by Ann Morris
Bread Comes to Life: A Garden of Wheat and a Loaf to Eat by George Levenson
Bread is for Eating by David and Phillis Gershator
Tony's Bread by Tomie dePaola
Everybody Bakes Bread by Norah Dooley
From Wheat to Bread by Stacy Taus-Bolstad
Good Bread: A Book of Thanks by Brigitte Weninger
The Little Red Hen by Diane Muldrow
Let's Make Bread by Mary Hill
Bread and Jam for Frances by Russell Hoban
Bread and Honey by Frank Asch
Sun Bread by Elisa Kleven
Snipp, Snapp, Snurr and the Buttered Bread by Maj Lindman
The Butter Battle Book by Dr. Seuss
Poems and Songs that support the theme:
Bread and Butter
for my Baby-O"
"Eat Your Bread, Mary"
Day 1: Practice writing the letter "e" on one line of handwriting paper.
Day 2: Practice writing the letter "a" on one line of handwriting paper.
Day 3: Practice writing the vowel combination "ea" on one line of handwriting paper.
Day 4: Practice writing the word "bread" one or two times.
writing any of the other theme words one or two times.
Activities and/or Art ProjectsBake some bread from scratch with your child.
Take a trip to the bakery and buy some bakery fresh bread.
Find pictures of the many different kinds of bread and make a collage poster.
Other Theme Words and Ideas
Other theme words - head, deaf, bear, breakfast, treasure, gingerbread, feather, heaven, meadow, healthy, heavy, weather, and so on...
Books to read aloud that support the other theme words or the short vowel combination /ea/:
The Gingerbread Man by Jim Aylesworth
Gingerbread Baby by Jan Brett (also, Gingerbread Friends)
Goldilocks and the Three Bears by Jan Brett
The Treasure by Uri Shulevitz
Dina the Deaf Dinosaur by Carole Addabbo
Feathers for Phoebe by Rod Clement
Over in the Meadow illustrated by Ezra Jack Keats
O Say Can You Say What's the Weather Today?: All About Weather by Tish Rabe
Poems and Songs that support the other theme words or the short vowel combination /ea/:
Songs and Poems about gingerbread.
Shoulders, Knees and Toes"
"The Weather Song"
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