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What Do You Hear?

Use this helpful review or pre-lesson to introduce the idea that letters make the same sound, regardless of their place in a word. Can be used as a stand alone or support lesson for the **Same Sound Different Location** lesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Same Sound, Different Location lesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Same Sound, Different Location lesson plan.

Objectives

Academic

Students will be able to identify letters and letter sounds at the beginning and end of words.

Language

Students will be able to recognize and name the same ending or beginning sounds in words using visual and written supports.

Introduction

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  • Display the tiered vocabulary cards and say each word aloud.
  • Model how to identify the sound you can hear at the beginning/ending of each word by holding up the image of a pig and saying: "This is a pig. I can hear the /pp/ sound at the be ginning of pig."" then hold up the picture of the pup, "This is a pup. I can hear the /pp/ sound at both the beginning and end of the word, listen and watch--p--u--p, both letters make the same sound, even though they are in different parts of the word."

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