The primary focus of this word work unit is phonological awareness. It's important for kiddos to understand and read the alphabetic language. Each mentor text will provide your kiddos with the skills needed to be a successful reader. The early literacy skills will help build your kiddos listening, decoding, and alphabetic principle. The literacy activities presented in this unit will be most effective in whole group or small group; and must be teacher directed.
Phonological Awareness Skills:
Onset & Rime
Hooray For Wonder Wat (Helen Lester)
Roses Are Pink, Your Feet Really Stink (Diane de Groat)
Duck For President (Betsy Lewin)
I Ain't Gonna Paint No More! (Karen Beaumont)