Module 2 Phonics of the Week Short e-Language Arts 1A - Course Guide


Module Overview:

In this module, you will learn about the short e sound, and you will be introduced to your new weekly sight words. You will also learn the difference between common nouns and proper nouns. You will be work on capitalizing proper nouns in your writing, and you will also practice handwriting. You will also use your 5 Finger Retelling to remember your favorite part of this week's story. You will complete a fluency check.


Module Materials:

Lesson # Lesson Title Material(s)
1 2.1 Phonics of the Week: Short e Independent Reading Book;
2 2.2 Phonics of the Week: Short e Independent Reading Book;
3 2.3 Phonics of the Week: Short e Independent Reading Book
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4 2.4 Phonics of the Week: Short e Independent Reading Book;
5 2.5 Phonics of the Week: Short e Independent Reading Book;

Module Objectives:

Lesson # Lesson Title Objective(s)
1 2.1 Phonics of the Week: Short e
  1. Recognize, identify, read, and spell words with the short e sound.
  2. Recognize sight words.
  3. Understand proper nouns.
2 2.2 Phonics of the Week: Short e
  1. Recognize, identify, read, and spell words with the short e sound.
  2. Read sight words on sight.
  3. Understand proper nouns.
  4. Printer upper-case and lower-case letters: <i>F, E, P, B, and R.</I>
  5. Read grade-level text with purpose and understanding.
3 2.3 Phonics of the Week: Short e
  1. Recogonize, identify, read, and spell words with the ĕ sound.
  2. Recognize sight words.
4 2.4 Phonics of the Week: Short e
5 2.5 Phonics of the Week: Short e
  1. Recognize, identify, read, and spell words with short e sound.
  2. Read sight words on sight.
  3. Read grade-level text with appropriate understanding.

Module Key Words:

Key Words Sight Words Spelling Words
short e sound
sight words
proper nouns
handwriting
ĕ Sound
spelling practice
spelling test
short e
reading quiz
fluency check
again
put
her
wet
pet
dent
sent
help
men
pen
ten
let
left

Module Assignments:

Lesson # Lesson Title Page # Assignment Title
2 2.2 Phonics of the Week: Short e 5 Handwriting
3 2.3 Phonics of the Week: Short e 2 Phonics: Short e
4 2.4 Phonics of the Week: Short e 3 Handwriting and Spelling Practice
4 2.4 Phonics of the Week: Short e 4 Story
5 2.5 Phonics of the Week: Short e 2 Phonics: Short e Word Wrap Up
5 2.5 Phonics of the Week: Short e 5 Story and Fluency Check


Learning Coach Notes:

Lesson # Lesson Title Notes
1 2.1 Phonics of the Week: Short e
  • Have your students practice spelling their spelling and sight words each day. Students should spell them correctly when they write.
  • Use the sight word flashcards daily with your student. Mix them up, show them the words, and ask them to read the sight word. Next, do not show them the word but say the word and ask them to spell the word.
  • As your student reads, "Meg's Pet," have them write or draw in their Language Arts notebook, what happened at the beginning, middle, and end of the story.
  • During Independent Reading time, have your student read silently to themselves. Ask them questions about what they read when they are finished.
2 2.2 Phonics of the Week: Short e
  • Have your students practice spelling their spelling and sight words each day. Students should spell them correctly when they write. Use the sight word flashcards daily with your student. Mix them up, show them the words, and ask them to read the sight word. Next, do not show them the word but say the word and ask them to spell the word.
  • While reading "Meg's Pet," have your student identify the short "e" words in the story.
  • During Independent Reading time, have your student read silently to themselves. Ask them to describe their favorite character in the story.
3 2.3 Phonics of the Week: Short e
  • Have your students practice spelling their spelling and sight words each day. Students should spell them correctly when they write. Use the sight word flashcards daily with your student. Mix them up, show them the words, and ask them to read the sight word. Next, do not show them the word but say the word and ask them to spell the word.
  • Have your student use their spelling words to write a story in their Language Arts notebook.
  • When your student reads their independent reading book, ask them what the problem was in the story they read.
4 2.4 Phonics of the Week: Short e
  • Have your student choose five spelling words that they can illustrate and write a sentence describing their illustration in their Language Arts notebook.
  • Have your students practice spelling their spelling and sight words each day. Students should spell them correctly when they write. Use the sight word flashcards daily with your student. Mix them up, show them the words, and ask them to read the sight word. Next, do not show them the word but say the word and ask them to spell the word.
  • When your student reads their independent reading book, ask them to describe the setting in the story they read.
5 2.5 Phonics of the Week: Short e Review the spelling words with your student before they take their spelling test. Remember to have your student complete their Independent Reading Log.

Module Guiding Questions:

When a student starts a lesson ask them questions to check for prior knowledge and understanding and to review concepts being taught. At the end of the lesson ask the questions again to see if their answer changes.

Lesson Title Question
2.1 Phonics of the Week: Short e
  1. What sound does short “e” make?
  2. What are some words that have the short “e” sound in them?
  3. Use each word in a sentence: again, put, her (Read the words one at a time giving your first grader a chance to give a sentence for that word before you read the next word to them).
  4. Spell each word: again, put, her (Read the words one at a time giving your first grader a chance to spell each word before you read the next word to them).
  5. Use the word “wet” in a sentence.
  6. Spell the word “wet”.
  7. Use the word “pet” in a sentence.
  8. Spell the word “pet”.
  9. What is a proper noun?
2.2 Phonics of the Week: Short e
  1. What sound does short “e” make?
  2. What are some words that have the short “e” sound in them?
  3. Use each word in a sentence: again, put, her (Read the words one at a time giving your first grader a chance to give a sentence for that word before you read the next word to them).
  4. Spell each word: again, put, her (Read the words one at a time giving your first grader a chance to spell each word before you read the next word to them).
  5. Use the word “dent” in a sentence.
  6. Spell the word “dent”.
  7. Use the word “sent” in a sentence.
  8. Spell the word “sent”.
  9. What is a proper noun?
2.3 Phonics of the Week: Short e
  1. What sound does short “e” make?
  2. What are some words that have the short “e” sound in them?
  3. Use each word in a sentence: again, put, her (Read the words one at a time giving your first grader a chance to give a sentence for that word before you read the next word to them).
  4. Spell each word: again, put, her (Read the words one at a time giving your first grader a chance to spell each word before you read the next word to them).
  5. Use the word “men” in a sentence.
  6. Spell the word “men”.
  7. Use the word “pen” in a sentence.
  8. Spell the word “pen”.
  9. What is a proper noun?
2.4 Phonics of the Week: Short e
  1. What sound does short “e” make?
  2. What are some words that have the short “e” sound in them?
  3. Use each word in a sentence: again, put, her (Read the words one at a time giving your first grader a chance to give a sentence for that word before you read the next word to them).
  4. Spell each word: again, put, her (Read the words one at a time giving your first grader a chance to spell each word before you read the next word to them).
  5. Use the word “ten” in a sentence.
  6. Spell the word “ten”.
  7. Use the word “left” in a sentence.
  8. Spell the word “left”.
  9. What is a proper noun?
2.5 Phonics of the Week: Short e
  1. What sound does short “e” make?
  2. What are some words that have the short “e” sound in them?
  3. Use each word in a sentence: again, put, her (Read the words one at a time giving your first grader a chance to give a sentence for that word before you read the next word to them).
  4. Spell each word: again, put, her (Read the words one at a time giving your first grader a chance to spell each word before you read the next word to them).
  5. What is a proper noun?

Module Video Questions:

When a student watches a video take time to ask them questions about what they watched. Suggested questions for the videos in this module are listed here. Suggestion: Have the student watch the entire video first all the way through. Then have them watch the video a second time, as they watch it pause the video and ask the questions.

Lesson Title Video Question
2.1 Phonics of the Week: Short e Proper Nouns
  1. What is a proper noun?
  2. Name some proper nouns.

Module Suggested Read Aloud Books:

Take time to read to your student or have them read aloud to you. Read a different book each day. While reading the book point out concepts being taught. You may purchase these books or find them at your local library. Suggested things to discuss while reading the book:

  • What is the main idea?
  • What are three things new you learned?
  • How does this book relate to what you are learning about?

# Book Author Lexile Level
1 Benny and Penny in Just Pretend Geoffrey Hayes 290L
2 An Extraordinary Egg Leo Lionni 620L
3 The Little Red Hen Paul Galdone 430L
4 Red Sled Patricia Thomas 120L
5 Henny, Penny, Lenny, Denny, and Mike Cynthia Rylant AD520L


Module Outing:

Take some time to apply what your student is learning to the real world. Suggested outings are below.

# Outing
1 The short e sound is in the word egg. Visit a farm that has chickens and eggs so your student can see how eggs are taken care of.