Lesson Plan

Listening for Beginning Blends

This is a perfect lesson plan to use when introducing or reviewing beginning blends with your EL students! It can be used as a stand alone or support lesson for the Blending Sounds lesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Blending Sounds lesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Blending Sounds lesson plan.

Objectives

Academic

Students will be able to identify and spell words with beginning consonant blends.

Language

Students will be able to identify and read words with beginning consonant blends using visual and written supports.

Introduction

(2 minutes)
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  • Display one of the L blend objects or images selected for the lesson plan.
  • Ask the students to identify the object and say its name aloud (e.g., clock).
  • Write the name of the object on the board and underline the consonant blend.
  • Explain that today you will be learning about words that contain L consonant blends at the beginning, just like in the word "clock."