of the Week Lesson for /nd/
written and compiled by
sound this week is the blend - /nd/ at the end of band.
Emphasize the /nd/ 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: Band (marching bands)
Books to read aloud that support the theme:
Music by Harriet Ziefert
Our Marching Band by Lloyd Moss
The Happy Hedgehog Band by Martin Waddell
Snake Alley Band by Elizabeth Nygaard
Froggy Plays in the Band by Jonathan London
The Little Band by James Sage
Saxophone Sam and His Snazzy Jazz Band by Christine M. Schneider
Thump, Thump, Rat-A-Tat-Tat by Gene Baer
Meet the Marching Smithereens by Ann Hayes
Poems that support the theme:
Boy in a Band"
by Brett Lybbert
once was a boy in a band,
Who travelled all over the land,
His trumpet did blare,
The people did stare,
And cheer for that boy in a band.
"Marching Band" by Grace Hays (Search by the title at www.poemhunter.com)
Songs that support the theme:
the Band Begins to Play"
Day 1: Practice writing the letter "n" on one line of handwriting paper.
Day 2: Practice writing the letter "d" on one line of handwriting paper.
Day 3: Practice writing the blend "nd" on one line of handwriting paper.
Day 4: Practice writing the word "band" one or two times.
Day 5: Practice
writing any of the other theme words one or two times.
Activities and/or Art Projects
Listen to Marching Band music by John Philip Sousa. Liberty Bell March
While listening to the music by Sousa, draw on paper anything your mind imagines.
Use rhythm band instruments (sticks, bells, maracas, tamborines, toy drum, etc.) and march around the house.
some musical instruments
to use in your rhythm band!
Other Theme Words and Ideas
Other theme words - land, and, sand, hand, pond, fond, bond, end, bend, send, lend, mend, find, wind, stand, grand, sound
Books to read aloud that support the other theme words or the blend /nd/:
in the Sand by Cynthia Benjamin
The Pig in the Pond by Martin Waddell
Hand, Hand, Fingers, Thumb by Al Perkins
The Wind Blew by Pat Hutchins
Gilberto and the Wind by Marie Hall Ets
Poems that support the other theme words or the blend /nd/:
Land of Nod" By Robert Louis Stevenson
"The Wind" and "Stand Still and Watch" by Maud Keary (from Enchanted Tulips and Other Verses for Children)
Songs that support the other theme words or the blend /nd/:
"You're a Grand Old Flag"
"This Land is Your Land"
"Sound of Music"
"Whistle Down the Wind"
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