This is a SMART Notebook lesson that guides you through teaching and reinforcing the phonics sound for / är/ as in artist. Included in the lesson is a phonemic awareness warm up with blending and segmenting, teaching and practicing the skill, continuous blending practice, sound spelling focused word reading practice, and encoding. Once you download the file print the first five slides (full page) as teaching notes to have on hand. This lesson was created to align with Houghton Mifflin Reading curriculum, but can be used on it's own.
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