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English Language Arts Grade 2
Reading: Foundational Skills Standard 3
Students will use letters to make several short words. The words being constructed will be in word families and discussion should occur over chunks and letter patterns. At the culmination of the activity, all letters will be used to make one word.
1. Demonstrate a positive learning attitude.
2. Develop social skills and ethical responsibility.
5. Understand and use basic concepts and skills.
Invitation to Learn
Bippity-boppity-bumble-bee. Write the letters s, t, n, i, r, s, i, l, e, a, h, p, o on the board. Ask, “I wonder how many words you could make using these letters?”
Take the word cooperation home and see how many words can be made. Assemble a class graph on how many three-letter words, four letter words, etc.
What words are made? How well does each student identify chunks, etc.