Segmenting and Blending with Word Families
About the Segmenting and Blending with Word Families Lesson
While this lesson is designed for younger students it can be used to instruct an English language learner or a struggling older student. This phonemic awareness lesson is a great lesson to utilize when teaching beginning reading skills.
• Proficiency and mastery sounds (A, B, C, F, H, R, S and T).
• Proficiency and mastery of initial sounds (A, B, C, F, H, R, S and T).
• Read, spell and write proficiently the ?-at? word family.
• Proficiency and mastery of identifying initial sounds in word families.
• Proficiency and mastery of segmenting and blending cVc words using word families.
Guided Practice: (5-10 minutes)
(1) Write the words ?CAT,? ?FAT,? ?RAT,? ?BAT? and ?HAT? on the board. Say each word with the students.
(2) Have students stand up and as you say the sound /k/ in the word ?CAT? have them jump to the right. Then as you say the sound /-at/ in the word ?CAT? have the students jump again to the right. Lastly, have the students jump to the right a third time as you say the word ?CAT? together.
(3) Repeat with the remaining words and have students say the sounds of the word with you.
(4) You may have students lead and demonstrate concept to the class as well.
(5) Repeat with all words until mastery is achieved.