of the Week Lesson for /th/
written and compiled by
sound this week is the unvoiced consonant team /th/ as found at the
beginning of thunder and the end of truth.
Emphasize the /th/ 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: Thunder
Books to read aloud that support the theme:
Cake by Patricia Polacco
Thunder Doesn't Scare Me! by Lynea Bowdish
Ohio Thunder by Denise Dowling Mortensen
I Can Read About Thunder and Lightning by David Cutts
Thunder Bunny by Barbara Helen Berger
Thunder and Lightning by Cassie Mayer
Thunder and Lightning by Alice K. Flanagan
Franklin and the Thunderstorm by Paulette Bourgeois
Storm in the Night by Mary Stolz
Rumble, Boom! A Book about Thunderstorms by Michael Dahl
One Dark Night by Hazel Hutchins
Poems that support the theme:
"The Storm" by Cindy Burke
Songs that support the theme:
and poems about Thunder at CanTeach (scroll through till you
find the ones on thunder)
A few more at Alphabet Soup.
Day 1: Practice writing the letter "t" 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 "th" on one line of handwriting paper.
Day 4: Practice writing the word "thunder" one or two times.
Day 5: Practice
writing any of the other theme words one or two times.
Activities and/or Art Projects
Make some noise - to create the sound of thunder you could hit two pot lids together, bang a spoon on a pot, or use real cymbols or drum.
Teach your child safety skills in the event of a thunderstorm. Also see the coloring book Billy, Maria and the Thunderstorm.
Draw a picture of a thunderstorm.
Keep a record through the summer of how many thunderstorms are in your area.
coloring page: Thunderstorm
Other Theme Words and Ideas
Other theme words - thimble, thumb, thousand, thirsty, thick, theatre, thatch, Thursday, think, mouth, north, truth, health, month
Books to read aloud that support the other theme words or the consonant team /th/:
is the Lunch that Jesus Served by Dandi Daley Mackall
Betsy Ross and the Silver Thimble by Stephanie Greene
Hand, Hand, Fingers, Thumb by Al Perkins
Tom Thumb by Richard Jesse Watson
The Thirsty Moose by David Orme
Oh, the Thinks You Can Think by Dr. Seuss
Poems that support the other theme words or the consonant team /th/:
"The Thatcher of Thatchwood"
Songs that support the other theme words or the consonant team /th/:
"Where is Thumbkin?"
"Thanksgiving is Coming, Hurray!"
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