of the Week Lesson for /oo/
written and compiled by
sound this week is the short vowel combination /oo/ as in cook.
Emphasize the /oo/ 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: Books
Books to read aloud that support the theme:
Incredible Book-Eating Boy by Oliver Jeffers
Tiny Goes to the Library by Cari Meister
A Library Story: Building a New Central Library by Jennifer Vogel
Check It Out!: The Book about Libraries by Gail Gibbons
I Love Going Through This Book by Robert Burleigh
Wild About Books by Judy Sierra
Clara and the Bookwagon by Nancy Smiler Levinson
Amelia Bedelia, Bookworm by Herman Parish
Book Fair Day by Lynn Plourde
Library Lil by Suzanne Williams
The Inside-Outside Book of Libraries by Julia Cummins
The Important Book by Margaret Wise Brown
Another Important Book by Margaret Wise Brown
Poems that support the theme:
in Winter" by Robert Louis Stevenson
"The Land of Story-books" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Poems about books and reading!
Songs that support the theme:
"The Bible is the Best Book"
Day 1: Practice writing the letter "o" on one line of handwriting paper.
Day 2: Practice writing the letter "o" on one line of handwriting paper.
Day 3: Practice writing the short vowel combination "oo" on one line of handwriting paper.
Day 4: Practice writing the word "book" one or two times.
Day 5: Practice
writing any of the other theme words one or two times.
Activities and/or Art Projects
Organize the books on your bookshelf.
Make a bookmark.
Go to the library and check out some books!
your own book of "oo" words. Write the word at the top of each page
then draw a picture to go with the word. Make a cover and staple
your book together.
Other Theme Words and Ideas
Other theme words - look, cook, took, nook, hook, shook, foot, brook, stood, wood, good and so on...
Books to read aloud that support the other theme words or the short vowel combination /oo/:
Foot Book by Dr. Seuss
Follow the Water from Brook to Ocean by Arthur Dorros
Lost In The Woods: A Photographic Fantasy by Carl R. Sams
Pigs in the Pantry: Fun with Math and Cooking by Amy Axelrod
Poems that support the other theme words or the short vowel combination /oo/:
Good Boy" by Robert Louis Stevenson
"Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening" by Robert Frost
"Proud to the Good"
Songs that support the other theme words or the short vowel combination /oo/:
"Over the River and Through the Wood"
Copyright © 2000 - 2008 Katrina Lybbert. All rights reserved.