Module 30 Phonics Wh-Language Arts KB - Course Guide


Module Overview:

In this module, students will learn about the phonogram wh. They will review their sight words (must, new, no, now, on, our, that, there, pretty, she, they, saw, ride, say, so) and wh-words. They will also read the weekly story and record an oral retell. They will learn about word families and rhyming.


Module Materials:

  • Pencils
  • Crayons or colored pencils
  • Notebook
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Highlighter
  • Markers
  • Blank paper

Module Objectives:

Lesson # Lesson Title Objective(s)
1 30.1- Phonogram Wh
  1. Recognize sight words.
  2. Identify words that start with wh.
  3. Correctly print the phonogram wh.
2 30.2- Phonogram Wh
  1. Read with purpose and understanding, accuracy and at appropriate rate.
  2. Read high frequency words on sight.
  3. Identify words that start with wh.
  4. Write rhyming and word family words.
3 30.3- Phonogram Wh
  1. Read high frequency words on sight.
  2. Identify rhyming words.
  3. Read with purpose and understanding, accuracy and at appropriate rate.
  4. Identify the correct question words.
4 30.4- Phonogram Wh
  1. Read high frequency words on sight.
  2. Read with purpose and understanding, accuracy and at appropriate rate.
  3. Retell a story.
  4. Brainstorm fictional story ideas.
5 30.5- Phonogram Wh
  1. Read high frequency words on sight.
  2. Read with purpose and understanding, accuracy and at appropriate rate.
  3. Read words with wh.

Module Key Words:

Key Words Sight Words
Phonogram wh
oral retell
word families
rhyming
question words
brainstorm
retell
sight words
must
new
no
now
on
our
that
there
pretty
she
they
saw
ride
say
so

Module Assignments:

Lesson # Lesson Title Page # Assignment Title
1 30.1- Phonogram Wh 7 Handwriting- Wh
2 30.2- Phonogram Wh 6 Story Retell- "Whale Ride"
2 30.2- Phonogram Wh 7 Writing Activity- Word Families and Rhyming
3 30.3- Phonogram Wh 4 Video- Sight Words Review
3 30.3- Phonogram Wh 5 Handwriting- Sight Words
4 30.4- Phonogram Wh 4 Writing Activity- Story Retell
4 30.4- Phonogram Wh 6 Writing- Brainstorming
5 30.5- Phonogram Wh 3 Independent Reading Assessment
5 30.5- Phonogram Wh 5 Letter and Phonograms Wrap-Up!
5 30.5- Phonogram Wh 6 Story Recording- "Whale Ride"


Learning Coach Notes:

Lesson # Lesson Title Notes
1 30.1- Phonogram Wh
  • As your student reads “Whale Ride” ask them the following question: What animal do the children see in the story? Draw a picture of your favorite part of the story and write about it using your sight words.
  • During Independent Reading time have your Kindergartner read the story they chose out loud so that you can hear errors and correct them if needed.
2 30.2- Phonogram Wh
  • 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.
  • During Independent Reading time have your Kindergartner read the story they chose out loud so that you can hear errors and correct them if needed.
3 30.3- Phonogram Wh
  • When your student chooses spelling words to type for review, s/he should choose any words misspelled on previous spelling tests.
  • As your student practices writing sight words have them spell the words as they write each letter in the word and then read the word when they are done writing it.
  • During Independent Reading time have your Kindergartner read the story they chose out loud so that you can hear errors and correct them if needed.
4 30.4- Phonogram Wh During Independent Reading time have your Kindergartner read the story they chose out loud so that you can hear errors and correct them if needed.
5 30.5- Phonogram Wh Don’t forget to have your student complete their independent reading log and assignment and submit it at the Independent Reading Assignment lesson dropbox. You may have to help them fill it out. Remember to submit their work for the week in the Module 30 Weekly Written Work Phonics wh lesson dropbox.

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
30.1- Phonogram Wh
  1. What sound does wh make?
  2. What are some words that have wh in them?
  3. Use the following words in a sentence and then spell them: must, new, no, now, on, our, that, there, pretty, she, they, saw, ride, say, so.
30.2- Phonogram Wh
  1. What sound does wh make?
  2. What are some words that have wh in them?
  3. Use the following words in a sentence and then spell them: must, new, no, now, on, our, that, there, pretty, she, they, saw, ride, say, so.
  4. What is a word family?
  5. How do you know when words rhyme?
30.3- Phonogram Wh
  1. What sound does wh make?
  2. What are some words that have wh in them?
  3. Use the following words in a sentence and then spell them: must, new, no, now, on, our, that, there, pretty, she, they, saw, ride, say, so.
  4. What is a word family?
  5. How do you know when words rhyme?
30.4- Phonogram Wh
  1. What sound does wh make?
  2. What are some words that have wh in them?
  3. Use the following words in a sentence and then spell them: must, new, no, now, on, our, that, there, pretty, she, they, saw, ride, say, so.
  4. What is a word family?
  5. How do you know when words rhyme?
30.5- Phonogram Wh
  1. What sound does wh make?
  2. What are some words that have wh in them?
  3. Use the following words in a sentence and then spell them: must, new, no, now, on, our, that, there, pretty, she, they, saw, ride, say, so.
  4. What is a word family?
  5. How do you know when words rhyme?

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
30.1- Phonogram Wh Meet wh
  1. What sound does wh make?
  2. What words have wh in them?
30.2- Phonogram Wh Word Families and Rhyming
  1. What is a word family?
  2. Give examples of some word families?
  3. Name some words that rhyme.
30.3- Phonogram Wh Sight Words Review
  1. Read and spell your sight words during this video.
30.5- Phonogram Wh wh wrap up
  1. What sound does wh make?
  2. What words have wh in them?

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 Dale the Whale Eric Esau
2 The Tale of Samuel Whiskers Beatrix Potter AD860L
3 The Whisper Pamela Zagarenski
4 The Whirlpool Judith Weinshall Liberman
5 Whistle for Willie Ezra Jack Keats AD490L


Module Outing:

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

# Outing