Lesson Plan

Searching for Single Sounds

In this lesson, your students will learn the super spelling strategy of looking for single sounds in words that need doubled consonants. With instruction that incorporates proofreading and spelling, your students will become spelling stars!
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Learning Objectives

  • Students will be able to proofread and identify words that need a double consonant, based on knowledge of syllabication patterns.
  • Students will be able to spell words that have a double consonant.


(5 minutes)
  • Tell the students that sometimes words are difficult to spell because they do not follow regular spelling patterns, or have additional sounds that we don’t hear.
  • Ask the students to share some examples of words that are difficult for them to spell with their partner or small group.
  • Tell the students that they will be learning to recognize and spell words that have double consonants.