Use this fun kinesthetic awareness and spelling lesson to help your ELs practice identifying and blending together the sounds in common CVC words. It can be used as a stand alone or support lesson for Letter Roll Reading.
Students will be able to blend letter sounds together to create basic words.
Students will be able to identify the beginning sound in grade-level words using written supports.
Introduce the lesson by posting three colored sticky notes on the board (Red-White-Red) and saying, "Today we are going to practice sounding out words with three letters. Remember that letters represent sounds and when we put those sounds together, we get a word. When we sound out today's words, we are going to listen for each letter sound and then put all of the sounds together to read our word. These sticky notes are going to represent our letters, consonant-vowel-consonant or CVC words."