Module 10 Phonics of the Week ch, wh, ph-Language Arts 1A - Course Guide


Module Overview:

In this module, students will be learning about the /ch/ and /wh/ sounds and the /ph/ sound. You will also be introduced to your new weekly sight words and spelling words. Finally, you will start writing the beginning paragraph of your story. You will read the weekly story on your own, practice handwriting, and work on the week's grammar skill.


Module Materials:

Lesson # Lesson Title Material(s)
1 10.1 Phonics of the Week: ch, wh, ph Independent Reading Book;
2 10.2 Phonics of the Week: ch, wh, ph Independent Reading Book
Pillows
Index cards
3 10.3 Phonics of the Week: ch, wh, ph Independent Reading Book
Construction Paper
Glue
4 10.4 Phonics of the Week: ch, wh, ph Independent Reading Book;
5 10.5 Phonics of the Week: ch, wh, ph Independent Reading Book;

Module Objectives:

Lesson # Lesson Title Objective(s)
1 10.1 Phonics of the Week: ch, wh, ph
  1. Recognize sight words.
  2. Read grade-level text with purpose, understanding, and accuracy.
  3. Write the beginning of the story mapped in Module 9.
  4. Recognize, identify, read, and spell words with the /ch/ and /wh/ sounds.
2 10.2 Phonics of the Week: ch, wh, ph
  1. Recognize, identify, read, and spell words with the /ph/ sound.
  2. Recognize sight words.
  3. Read grade-level text with purpose, understanding, and accuracy.
  4. Recognize and use determiners.
  5. Print all upper-case and lower-case letters.
3 10.3 Phonics of the Week: ch, wh, ph
  1. Recognize, identify, read, and spell words with the /ch/and/wh/ sounds.
  2. Recognize sight words.
  3. Read grade-level text with purpose, understanding, and accuracy.
  4. Recognize and use determiners.
4 10.4 Phonics of the Week: ch, wh, ph
  1. Recognize, identify, read, and spell words with /ch/, /wh/, and /ph/ sounds.
  2. Recognize sight words.
  3. Read grade-level text with purpose, understanding, and accuracy.
  4. Write the beginning paragraph to the story mapped in Module 9.
  5. Recognize; identify; read, and spell words with /ch/, /wh/, and /ph/ sounds.
5 10.5 Phonics of the Week: ch, wh, ph
  1. Recognize, identify, read, and spell words with /ch/, /wh/, and /ph/ sounds.
  2. Recognize sight words.
  3. Read grade-level text with purpose, understanding, and accuracy.

Module Key Words:

Key Words Sight Words Spelling Words
/ch/
/wh/
and /ph/ Sounds
Sight Words
Spelling Words
Writing
/ph/ Sound
Story
Handwriting
Grammar
/ch/ and /wh/ Sounds
Spelling
Spelling Test
Sight Word Quiz
Reading Quiz
Fluency Check
every
live
then
six
chip
chin
inch
watch
what
when
why
which
phonics
graph

Module Assignments:

Lesson # Lesson Title Page # Assignment Title


Learning Coach Notes:

Lesson # Lesson Title Notes
1 10.1 Phonics of the Week: ch, wh, ph
  • As your student reads “Chimp and Whale at the Beach,” ask them the following questions: How often do Chimp and Whale visit each other? What do Chimp and Whale do at the beach? Draw a picture of your favorite part of the story and write a sentence about your picture using your sight words.
  • 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.
  • During Independent Reading time, have your student read silently to themselves. Ask them questions about what they read when they are finished.
2 10.2 Phonics of the Week: ch, wh, ph
  • When reading the story “Chimp and Whale at the Beach,” have your student write or draw in their Language Arts notebook what happened in the beginning, the middle, and the end of the story.
  • 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.
  • During Independent Reading time, have your student read silently to themselves. Ask them to describe their favorite character in the story they are reading.
3 10.3 Phonics of the Week: ch, wh, ph
  • After your student reads "Chimp and Whale at the Beach," have them write the ch, wh, and ph words they come across in the story in their Language Arts notebook.
  • 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 10.4 Phonics of the Week: ch, wh, ph
  • 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 it.
  • When your student reads their independent reading book, ask them to describe the setting in the story they read.
5 10.5 Phonics of the Week: ch, wh, ph 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
10.1 Phonics of the Week: ch, wh, ph
  1. What sound does ch make?
  2. Name words with the ch sound.
  3. What sound does wh make?
  4. Name words with the wh sound.
  5. What sound does ph make?
  6. Name words with the ph sound?
  7. Use each word in a sentence: every, live, then, six (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).
  8. Spell each word: every, live, then, six (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).
  9. Use the word “chip” in a sentence.
  10. Spell the word “chip”.
  11. Use the word “chin” in a sentence.
  12. Spell the word “chin”.
10.2 Phonics of the Week: ch, wh, ph
  1. What sound does ch make?
  2. Name words with the ch sound.
  3. What sound does wh make?
  4. Name words with the wh sound.
  5. What sound does ph make?
  6. Name words with the ph sound?
  7. Use each word in a sentence: every, live, then, six (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).
  8. Spell each word: every, live, then, six (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).
  9. Use the word “inch” in a sentence.
  10. Spell the word “inch”.
  11. Use the word “watch” in a sentence.
  12. Spell the word “watch”.
  13. What is an article?
  14. What is a demonstrative?
10.3 Phonics of the Week: ch, wh, ph
  1. What sound does ch make?
  2. Name words with the ch sound.
  3. What sound does wh make?
  4. Name words with the wh sound.
  5. What sound does ph make?
  6. Name words with the ph sound?
  7. Use each word in a sentence: every, live, then, six (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).
  8. Spell each word: every, live, then, six (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).
  9. Use the word “what” in a sentence.
  10. Spell the word “what”.
  11. Use the word “when” in a sentence.
  12. Spell the word “when”.
10.4 Phonics of the Week: ch, wh, ph
  1. What sound does ch make?
  2. Name words with the ch sound.
  3. What sound does wh make?
  4. Name words with the wh sound.
  5. What sound does ph make?
  6. Name words with the ph sound?
  7. Use each word in a sentence: every, live, then, six (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).
  8. Spell each word: every, live, then, six (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).
  9. Use the word “why” in a sentence.
  10. Spell the word “why”.
  11. Use the word “which” in a sentence.
  12. Spell the word “which”.
10.5 Phonics of the Week: ch, wh, ph
  1. What sound does ch make?
  2. Name words with the ch sound.
  3. What sound does wh make?
  4. Name words with the wh sound.
  5. What sound does ph make?
  6. Name words with the ph sound?
  7. Use each word in a sentence: every, live, then, six (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).
  8. Spell each word: every, live, then, six (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).
  9. Use the word “phonics” in a sentence.
  10. Spell the word “phonics”.
  11. Use the word “graph” in a sentence.
  12. Spell the word “graph”.

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
10.1 Phonics of the Week: ch, wh, ph The ch and wh sounds
  1. What is a digraph?
  2. What sound does ch make?
  3. What words have the ch sound?
  4. What sound does wh make?
  5. What words have the wh sounds?
10.3 Phonics of the Week: ch, wh, ph Cheers and Whispers
  1. In your student's Language Arts notebook have them draw and write the ch and wh words they hear and see in the video.

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 Peter's Chair Ezra Jack Keats 500L
2 Chugga-Chugga Choo-Choo Kevin Lewis 370L
3 The Cheese Margie Palatini 590L
4 The Chicken Sisters Laura Numeroff 560L
5 Chocolate Milk Alexandria Rizik
6 The Lonely Phonebooth Peter Ackerman
7 Which Would You Rather Be? William Steig


Module Outing:

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

# Outing
1 Have a ch food tasting event. Go to the grocery store with your student, pick out items that start with ch ingredients such as chocolate, chips, chickpeas (hummus), cherries, chicken, cheese, etc. enjoy tasting the items and decide which ch food is the favorite.