Module 5 Phonics of the Week Short o-Language Arts 1A - Course Guide


Module Overview:

In this module, students will be learning about the short ŏ sound, and you will be introduced to your new weekly sight words. You will also learn how to write a topic sentence for a paragraph. You will read the weekly story on your own and practice handwriting. You will learn how to use singular and plural nouns with matching verbs. You will complete a fluency check.


Module Materials:

Lesson # Lesson Title Material(s)
1 5.1 Phonics of the Week: Short o Independent Reading Book;
2 5.2 Phonics of the Week: Short o Independent Reading Book;
3 5.3 Phonics of the Week: Short o Independent Reading Book
Shaving Cream
4 5.4 Phonics of the Week: Short o Independent Reading Book;
5 5.5 Phonics of the Week: Short o Independent Reading;

Module Objectives:

Lesson # Lesson Title Objective(s)
1 5.1 Phonics of the Week: Short o
  1. Recognize, identify, read, and spell words with the short o sound.
  2. Recognize sight words.
  3. Read grade-level text with purpose, understanding, and accuracy.
2 5.2 Phonics of the Week: Short o
  1. Recognize, identify, read, and spell words with the short o sound.
  2. Recognize sight words.
  3. Read grade-level text with purpose, understanding, and accuracy.
  4. Use singular and plural nouns with matching verbs.
3 5.3 Phonics of the Week: Short o
  1. Recognize, identify, read, and spell words with the short o sound.
  2. Recognize sight words.
  3. Read grade-level text with purpose, understanding, and accuracy.
  4. Use singular and plural nouns with matching verbs.
4 5.4 Phonics of the Week: Short o
  1. Recognize, identify, read, and spell words with the short o sound.
  2. Recognize sight words.
  3. Read grade-level text with purpose, understanding, and accuracy.
  4. Write a topic sentence.
5 5.5 Phonics of the Week: Short o
  1. Recognize, identify, read, and spell words with the short o sound.
  2. Recognize sight words.
  3. Read grade-level text with purpose, understanding, and accuracy.

Module Key Words:

Key Words Sight Words Spelling Words
Short o Sounds
Sight Words
Topic Sentence
Short o Sound
Story
Handwriting
Grammar
Spelling
Writing
Spelling Test
Short o
Sight Word Quiz
Reading Quiz
Fluency Check
ask
how
stop
hurt
top
mop
stop
hot
shot
doll
log
blog
got
plot

Module Assignments:

Lesson # Lesson Title Page # Assignment Title


Learning Coach Notes:

Lesson # Lesson Title Notes
1 5.1 Phonics of the Week: Short o
  • 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, "The Jog," ask them draw or write about the beginning, middle, and end of the story in their Language Arts notebook.
  • During Independent Reading time, have your student read silently to themselves. Ask them questions about what they read when they are finished.
2 5.2 Phonics of the Week: Short o
  • 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.
  • After your student reads "The Jog" have them write the short-o words they come across in the story in their Language Arts notebook.
  • During Independent Reading time, have your student read silently to themselves. Ask them to describe their favorite character in the story.
3 5.3 Phonics of the Week: Short o
  • 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 5.4 Phonics of the Week: Short o
  • 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 5.5 Phonics of the Week: Short o 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
5.1 Phonics of the Week: Short o
  1. What sound does short-o make?
  2. Name words with the short o sound.
  3. Use each word in a sentence: ask, how, stop, hurt (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: ask, how, stop, hurt (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 “top” in a sentence.
  6. Spell the word “top”.
  7. Use the word “mop” in a sentence.
  8. Spell the word “mop”.
  9. What is a topic sentence?
5.2 Phonics of the Week: Short o
  1. What sound does short-o make?
  2. Name words with the short o sound.
  3. Use each word in a sentence: ask, how, stop, hurt (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: ask, how, stop, hurt (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 “stop” in a sentence.
  6. Spell the word “stop”.
  7. Use the word “hot” in a sentence.
  8. Spell the word “hot”.
5.3 Phonics of the Week: Short o
  1. What sound does short-o make?
  2. Name words with the short-o sound.
  3. Use each word in a sentence: ask, how, stop, hurt (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: ask, how, stop, hurt (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 “shot” in a sentence.
  6. Spell the word “shot”.
  7. Use the word “doll” in a sentence.
  8. Spell the word “doll”.
5.4 Phonics of the Week: Short o
  1. What sound does short o make?
  2. Name words with the short o sound.
  3. Use each word in a sentence: ask, how, stop, hurt (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: ask, how, stop, hurt (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 “log” in a sentence.
  6. Spell the word “log”.
  7. Use the word “blog” in a sentence.
  8. Spell the word “blog”.
5.5 Phonics of the Week: Short o
  1. What sound does short o make?
  2. Name words with the short o sound.
  3. Use each word in a sentence: ask, how, stop, hurt (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: ask, how, stop, hurt (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 “got” in a sentence.
  6. Spell the word “got”.
  7. Use the word “plot” in a sentence.
  8. Spell the word “plot”.

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

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 Octopus Escapes Again! Laurie Ellen Angus AD650L
2 Red, Stop! Green, Go! P.D. Eastman
3 Frog on a Log? Kes Gray
4 The Frog Who Lost His Croak Toni William
5 Go, Dog Go P.D. Eastman 240L
6 Hop on Pop Dr. Seuss 190L


Module Outing:

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

# Outing
1 Go on a nature walk in search of frogs or visit a nature center.