of the Week Lesson for /fr/
written and compiled by
sound this week is the consonant blend /fr/ as in frog.
Emphasize the /fr/ 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: Frogs
Books to read aloud that support the theme:
by Gail Gibbons
From Tadpole to Frog by Wendy Pfeffer (also included in Science of the Week)
Frog and Toad are Friends by Arnold Lobel
A Frog in the Bog by Karma Wilson
Jump, Frog, Jump! by Robert Kalan
Too Many Frogs by Sandy Asher
Frog, Where are You? by Mercer Mayer
A Boy, a Dog, and a Frog by Mercer Mayer
Frogs and Toads and Tadpoles, Too! by Allan Fowler
Fantastic Frogs by Fay Robinson
Frog on a Log by Phil Roxbee Cox & Stephen Cartwright
It's Mine! by Leo Lionni
All About Frogs by Jim Arnosky
The Frog Prince retold by Edith H. Tarcov
Poems that support the theme:
Poems & Songs
Five Little Froggies
Songs that support the theme:
Green and Speckled Frogs (Look for the book of this title by Priscilla
The Frog and the Mouse
Froggy's Catching a Fly
Day 1: Practice writing the letter "f" on one line of handwriting paper.
Day 2: Practice writing the letter "r" on one line of handwriting paper.
Day 3: Practice writing the consonant blend "fr" on one line of handwriting paper.
Day 4: Practice writing the word "frog" one or two times.
Day 5: Practice
writing any of the other theme words one or two times.
Activities and/or Art Projects
Play leap-frog or just hop around like a frog.
Frog activities and coloring pages
Other Theme Words and Ideas
Other theme words - frame, fraction, freckle, free, freeze, fresh, friend, frown, frost, fry
Books to read aloud that support the other theme words or the consonant blend /fr/:
for Frances by Russell Hoban
Freckles by Ellen Bryant Lloyd
Apple Fractions by Jerry Pallotta
We are Best Friends by Aliki
Friends by Helme Heine
Poems that support the other theme words or the consonant blend /fr/:
Poems by Robert Frost
Songs that support the other theme words or the consonant blend /fr/:
Got a Friend in Me
Be Kind to Your Web Footed Friends
Frosty the Snowman
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