Lesson Plan

So Many Sounds in a CVC Word

This lesson plan is a great way to introduce or review the concept of identifying letter sounds within CVC (consonant-vowel-consonant) words. You can use this as a stand-alone lesson or a as a support lesson for the Read with Beads lesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Read with Beads lesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Read with Beads lesson plan.

Objectives

Academic

Students will be able to recognize that a three-letter word is made up of three distinct sounds.

Language

Students will be able to identify the beginning, middle, and ending sounds in CVC words using visual and kinesthetic supports.

Introduction

(3 minutes)
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  • Begin the class by demonstrating how to play the game,* Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes* with your class.
  • Model how to begin at your head and end at your toes.
  • Explain that today students will be learning how to listen for the different sounds letters make in a word, using their body to help them.

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