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
The Three Billy Goat Gruff (Mara Alperin)
Jamie O'Rourke and the Big Potato (Tomie DePaola)
Koala Lou (Mem Fox)
Don't Let the Pigeon Stay Up Late! (Mo Willems)