The story "My Shadow" provides the backdrop for this guided lesson on the letters I, M and J. Learning to read letter by letter allows children to focus not only on letter recognition, but on the sounds that the letters make in context. This technique provides the building blocks for reading fluency to come in kindergarten and first grade. Kids can continue their phonics practice with the accompanying worksheets.
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There are no secrets when it comes to the magic of learning—repetition goes a long way in building new skills. Students who are working on recognizing the letters I, J, and M will benefit greatly from simply sitting back and enjoying Tutu the Magician’s show a few times, as she conjures and disappears these common letters.