of the Week Lesson for /ph/
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The sound this week is the consonant team /ph/ as found at the beginning of phase and the end of graph.
Emphasize the /ph/ 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: Telephone (phone)
Books to read aloud that support the theme:
History of the Telephone by Barbara A. Somervill
I Wonder Why the Telephone Rings and Other Questions About Communications by Richard Mead
Manners on the Telephone by Terri Degezelle
Telephones by Elaine Marie Alphin
Telephones (Let's See Library) by Darlene R. Stille
Telephone by K. Chukovsky and Radunsky
Toni's Topsy-Turvy Telephone Day by Laura Ljungkvist
The Case of the Dumb Bells by Crosby Bonsall
It's Time to Call 911: What to Do in an Emergency
Poems that support the theme:
"Eletelephony" by Laura Richards
Songs that support the theme:
Eletelephony is also a song.. if you can find the sheet music it is a fun one to sing.
Call (tune: Frere Jacques)
by Katrina Lybbert
call, telephone call,
Hear it ring, hear it ring,
Who can it be phoning, on this lovely morning?
Day 1: Practice writing the letter "p" on one line of handwriting paper.
Day 2: Practice writing the letter "h" on one line of handwriting paper.
Day 3: Practice writing the consonant team "ph" on one line of handwriting paper.
Day 4: Practice writing the word "phone" one or two times.
Day 5: Practice
writing any of the other theme words one or two times.
Activities and/or Art Projects
Memorize your home phone number.
your child telephone manners. Also practice what to do in an emergency.
Use 911 responsibly, only in an emergency. (If you feel your child
is still too young to use the phone, you may want to teach manners of how
you want your child to behave when you are on the phone.)
Telephone Tips for Youngsters
a picture of a telephone.
Other Theme Words and Ideas
Other theme words - phase, physics, phobia, photograph, nephew, dolphin, prophet, graph, geography, alphabet, elephant, amphibian
Books to read aloud that support the other theme words or the consonant team /ph/:
(I Can Read Book 3) by Robert A. Morris
Do Dolphins Really Smile? (All Aboard Science Reader) by Laura Driscoll
Uncle Elephant (I Can Read Book 2) by Arnold Lobel
What is an Amphibian? (The Science of Living Things) by Bobbie Kalman
Phases of the Moon by Gillia M. Olson
The Great Graph Contest by Loreen Leedy
Poems that support the other theme words or the consonant team /ph/:
Songs that support the other theme words or the consonant team /ph/:
"Phrosty the Photon"
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