With prompting and support, read prose and poetry of appropriate complexity for grade 1.
Standard TypeMichigan State ELA Standards
Today we will talk about looking outside and discovering things in nature. We will build words and find a mystery word, we will learn about short and long vowel patterns, read a poem about nature, and discover how some animals are alike and different.
Today we will be learning about the physical characteristics of frogs and tadpoles. Physical characteristics means the features of their body or what their body looks like. We will read a poem and look for the letter patterns that make the long a vowel sound, and we will also learn about homophones, two words that sound the same
We will be learning about the R-controlled vowel pattern -er. We will read a poem and talk about two words that sound the same but have different meanings, a homophone pair. We will read a story about nature and listen to the details in the story to figure out the main idea.
Today we are going to discover a new mystery word during word buiilding, we will look for verbs and their actions in our story about nature, and write our own story using animals and verbs.
Today we are going to be sorting words by the R-controlled vowel patterns of -ir and -ur, we will be looking for words with these patterns in a text, and we will practice writing good sentences.