Module 25 ar-Language Arts 1B - Course Guide


Module Overview:

In this module, students will be listening and watching for words with a and r walking together and practicing their sight words (off, wash, buy, today). They will practice their spelling words (far, car, cart, apart, star, harp, arm, farm, mark, park). They will read the weekly story on their own, and they will work on a literature skill and how to choose a research topic.


Module Materials:

Lesson # Lesson Title Material(s)
1 25.1- ar Independent Reading Book;
2 25.2; ar Independent Reading Book;
3 25.3- ar Powdered Gelatin
Liquid Glue
Independent Reading Book
4 25.4- ar Independent Reading Book;
5 25.5- ar Independent Reading Book;

Module Objectives:

Lesson # Lesson Title Objective(s)
1 25.1- ar
  1. Recognize sight words.
  2. Recognize, identify, read and spell words with ar (as in park and car).
  3. Read grade-level text.
  4. Choose a topic to research.
2 25.2; ar
  1. Recognize sight words.
  2. Read grade-level text with purpose, understanding and accuracy.
  3. Recognize, identify, read and spell words with ar.
  4. Identify words and phrases in stories or poems that suggest feelings.
3 25.3- ar
  1. Recognize sight words.
  2. Recognize, identify, read and spell words with ar.
  3. Read grade-level text with purpose, understanding and accuracy.
  4. Identify words and phrases in stories or poems that appeal to the senses.
4 25.4- ar
  1. Recognize sight words.
  2. Recognize, identify, read and spell words with ar.
  3. Read grade-level text with purpose, understanding and accuracy.
  4. Choose a topic to research and write about.
5 25.5- ar
  1. Recognize sight words.
  2. Recognize, identify, read and spell words with ar.
  3. Read grade-level text with purpose, understanding and accuracy.

Module Key Words:

Key Words Sight Words Spelling Words
Phonics: ar
research topic
feeling words and phrases
senses
independent reading
fluency
off
wash
buy
today
far
car
cart
apart
star
harp
arm
farm
mark
park

Module Assignments:

Lesson # Lesson Title Page # Assignment Title
2 25.2; ar 3 Sight Words
2 25.2; ar 7 Literature: Mamma Duck
3 25.3- ar 5 Story: The Farm and the Market
3 25.3- ar 7 Literature: Popcorn!
4 25.4- ar 3 Handwriting and Spelling Practice
4 25.4- ar 4 Story: The Farm and the Market
5 25.5- ar 2 Phonics: ar
5 25.5- ar 4 Spelling Test
5 25.5- ar 5 Story, Fluency Check, and Reading Quiz: The Farm and the Market


Learning Coach Notes:

Lesson # Lesson Title Notes
1 25.1- ar
  • As your student reads “The Farm and the Market” ask them the following questions: Where is the family going? What do they take with them to market? In their Language Arts notebook have your student draw a picture of their favorite part of the story and write about it using their spelling and sight words.
  • 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 First Grader read the story they chose out loud so that you can hear errors and correct them if needed.
2 25.2; ar
  • There will be no formal handwriting worksheets assigned during this semester. However, if you believe your student still needs more work or practice with handwriting, please visit the Teacher Guide for handwriting resources to implement on your own.
  • Your student will be practicing writing this week’s sight words by choosing from the list below. Ask your student to choose at least one way below to practice the sight words. Have him/her write each sight word at least five times. Write on the whiteboard Write in the air Write on a Magna Doodle Write on a chalkboard Write words with a wet sponge or brushes on a chalkboard
3 25.3- ar
  • In this lesson your student will have fun “writing” his/her name using liquid glue and sprinkling powered gelatin on to the glue. Please see the lesson for specific instructions.
  • When reading "Farm and the Market" in this lesson have your student write the ar words that are in the story in their Language Arts notebook.
  • During Independent Reading time have your First Grader read the story they chose out loud so that you can hear errors and correct them if needed.
  • 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.
4 25.4- ar
  • During Independent Reading time have your First Grader read the story they chose out loud so that you can hear errors and correct them if needed.
  • In their Language Arts notebook have your student write what happened in the Beginning, the Middle and the End of "The Farm and The Market".
5 25.5- ar 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 25 Weekly Written Work Phonics of the Week: ar 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
25.1- ar
  1. What sound does ar make?
  2. What words have the ar sound?
  3. Use each word in a sentence: off, wash, buy, today, far, car, cart, apart, star, harp, arm, farm, mark, park (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: off, wash, buy, today, far, car, cart, apart, star, harp, arm, farm, mark, park (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 fact?
  6. What is an opinion?
25.2; ar
  1. What sound does ar make?
  2. What words have the ar sound?
  3. Use each word in a sentence: off, wash, buy, today, far, car, cart, apart, star, harp, arm, farm, mark, park (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: off, wash, buy, today, far, car, cart, apart, star, harp, arm, farm, mark, park (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 fact?
  6. What is an opinion?
  7. What is the "sub" reading strategy?
25.3- ar
  1. What sound does ar make?
  2. What words have the ar sound?
  3. Use each word in a sentence: off, wash, buy, today, far, car, cart, apart, star, harp, arm, farm, mark, park (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: off, wash, buy, today, far, car, cart, apart, star, harp, arm, farm, mark, park (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 fact?
  6. What is an opinion?
  7. What is the "sub" reading strategy?
25.4- ar
  1. What sound does ar make?
  2. What words have the ar sound?
  3. Use each word in a sentence: off, wash, buy, today, far, car, cart, apart, star, harp, arm, farm, mark, park (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: off, wash, buy, today, far, car, cart, apart, star, harp, arm, farm, mark, park (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 fact?
  6. What is an opinion?
  7. What is the "sub" reading strategy?
25.5- ar
  1. What sound does ar make?
  2. What words have the ar sound?
  3. Use each word in a sentence: off, wash, buy, today, far, car, cart, apart, star, harp, arm, farm, mark, park (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: off, wash, buy, today, far, car, cart, apart, star, harp, arm, farm, mark, park (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 fact?
  6. What is an opinion?
  7. What is the "sub" reading strategy?

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
25.2; ar How Are You Feeling?
  1. What are feelings?
  2. What are examples of feelings?
25.3- ar Sensational Senses
  1. What are your 5 Senses?

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 If I Built a Car Chirs Van Deusen
2 Ox-Cart Man Donald Hall AD1130L
3 How to Catch a Star Oliver Jeffers AD480L
4 Mrs. Wishy-Washy's Farm Joy Cowley


Module Outing:

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

# Outing