Lesson Plan

Word Detectives

In this lesson, students will practice finding and reading sight words in books. This lesson can be used alone or with the Context Clue Detectives lesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Context Clue Detectives lesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Context Clue Detectives lesson plan.

Objectives

Academic

Students will be able to locate sight words.

Language

Students will be able to use sight words in a sentence level context using sentence frames as a support.

Introduction

(5 minutes)
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  • Hold up the cover of a book. Use a big book if you have one available.
  • Ask students to popcorn share words they recognize on the front of the book.
  • Choral read the title, author name, and any other words on the cover of the book.
  • Tell students to find a specific word on the cover. Call on a student to come up and point to the word.