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Wh is for Whale (Diagraph "Wh" Word Work Unit)

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What a fun way to explore the /wh/ sound! This unit is filled with full group games/activities as well as many center time activities to acquire the concept of the /wh/ sound. Games, worksheets, pocket chart activities and more!
In this packet you will find 3 different sets of write the room cards with things that contain the /wh/ sound. You can find and use the one that best fits your needs. You may still find uses for the other sets, for word walls, vocabulary words, pocket chart activities. You will also find a “word bank” with the words. If you put those in page protectors and inside a folder (the version with the brads for holding hole punched pages), you have an “on the go” mini word wall for independent writing or another center!

Specifically this unit contains the following:

-3 sets of “write the room” cards (as described above)
-4 different types of answer sheets for “Write the Room”
-Thinking maps (bubble and circle) to be used for group brainstorming or writing
-thinking map worksheets for sorting things that begin with wh
-wh wall card
-1 emergent readers
-30+ worksheets for sorting words, building words and listening for wh in words
-beginning sound cards with a student response sheet
-pocket chart activity sorting words with and without ch
-pocket chart activity/game “Where in the World Am I?”- match Wh word to picture and look for the hidden Earth
-“I Have Who Has” game
-“Quiz, Quiz, Trade cards and directions for the activity
-“Whale Attack” fly swatter game that can be played 3 different ways
-“Thumbs Up, Thumbs down” cards (center activity listening for “wh” in words

It is completely common core aligned and covers these standards:

SL.K.1 I can participate conversations with my friends.
SL.K.4 I can describe things and events.
SL.K.5 I can add drawings to add details.
SL.K6 I can be understood when I speak in class.
LK.1 I can print my letters.
R.FK.4 I can read an emergent reader with purpose and understanding.
RF.K.1 I can recognize and name all of my upper and lower case letters.
RF.1.2c I can isolate beginning and ending sounds in words.
RF.1.3a I can decode words with common consonant diagraphs.

Your kiddos will be having fun while learning all about the diagraph
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