Module 15 Phonics of the Week oo and u-Language Arts 1A - Course Guide


Module Overview:

In this module, students will be learning about the /oo/ and /u/ sounds. You will also be introduced to your new weekly sight words and spelling words. Finally, you will revise the story you have been working on. 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 15.1 Phonics of the Week: oo and u Independent Reading Book;
2 15.2 Phonics of the Week: oo and u Independent Reading Book
Chalk
Sidewalk or pavement
3 15.3 Phonics of the Week: oo and u Independent Reading Book
Shallow bin or deep cookie sheet
Rice
4 15.4 Phonics of the Week: oo and u Independent Reading Book;
5 15.5 Phonics of the Week: oo and u Independent Reading Book;

Module Objectives:

Lesson # Lesson Title Objective(s)
1 15.1 Phonics of the Week: oo and u
  1. Recognize, identify, read, and spell words with "oo" and "u."
  2. Recognize sight words.
  3. Read grade-level text with purpose, understanding, and accuracy.
2 15.2 Phonics of the Week: oo and u
  1. Recognize, identify, read, and spell words with the /oo/-/u/sound.
  2. Recognize sight words.
  3. Read grade-level text with purpose, understanding, and accuracy.
  4. Recognize root words.
  5. Print all upper-case and lower-case letters.
3 15.3 Phonics of the Week: oo and u
  1. Recognize, identify, read, and spell words with the /oo/and/u/ sounds.
  2. Recognize sight words.
  3. Read grade-level text with purpose, understanding, and accuracy.
  4. Use frequently occurring affixes as a clue to the meaning of a word.
4 15.4 Phonics of the Week: oo and u
  1. Recognize, identify, read, and spell words with the /oo/ and /u/ sounds.
  2. Recognize sight words.
  3. Read grade-level text with purpose, understanding, and accuracy.
5 15.5 Phonics of the Week: oo and u
  1. Recognize, identify, read, and spell words with /oo/-/u/ sounds.
  2. Recognize sight words.
  3. Read grade-level text with purpose, understanding, and accuracy.

Module Key Words:

Key Words Sight Words Spelling Words
/oo/ and /u/ Sounds
Sight Words
Spelling
Story
Writing
/oo/-/u/ Sound
Handwriting
Grammar
Spelling Words
/oo/-/u/ Sounds
/oo/and /u/ Sounds
Sight Word Quiz
Spelling Test
Fluency Check
Reading Quiz
going
once
when
cut
foot
look
noon
food
cook
good
moon
goose
tooth
room

Module Assignments:

Lesson # Lesson Title Page # Assignment Title
2 15.2 Phonics of the Week: oo and u 5 Handwriting
3 15.3 Phonics of the Week: oo and u 3 Sight Words
3 15.3 Phonics of the Week: oo and u 5 Story
3 15.3 Phonics of the Week: oo and u 6 Grammar
4 15.4 Phonics of the Week: oo and u 2 Phonics
4 15.4 Phonics of the Week: oo and u 3 Spelling
4 15.4 Phonics of the Week: oo and u 4 Story
5 15.5 Phonics of the Week: oo and u 2 Phonics
5 15.5 Phonics of the Week: oo and u 5 Story


Learning Coach Notes:

Lesson # Lesson Title Notes
1 15.1 Phonics of the Week: oo and u
  • Your student will be editing a story that s/he has previously written. This is not an independent activity. Sit down with your student and use the topics introduced in 15.1 to help your student find places to edit his/her story.
  • As your student reads “Good Cooks,” ask them the following questions: What type of food does Goose like to eat? What do Rooster and Goose cook? Draw a picture of your favorite part of the story and write a sentence about your picture using your sight words.
  • During Independent Reading time, have your First Grader read the story they chose out loud so that you can hear errors and correct them.
  • 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.
2 15.2 Phonics of the Week: oo and u
  • In this lesson, your student will be playing Sight Word hopscotch. Use sidewalk chalk to create this quick and easy activity. Write one sight word in each square and a review sight word in the empty squares. Students must be able to read a word before hopping or jumping into each square.
  • When reading the story “Good Cooks,” this lesson has your student 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 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.
3 15.3 Phonics of the Week: oo and u
  • 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.
  • After your student reads " Good Cooks, " have them write the oo words they come across in the story in their Language Arts notebook.
4 15.4 Phonics of the Week: oo and u
  • 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 15.5 Phonics of the Week: oo and u 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
15.1 Phonics of the Week: oo and u
  1. What are the two sounds oo makes?
  2. Use each word in a sentence: going, once, when, cut (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).
  3. Spell each word: going, once, when, cut (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).
  4. Use the word “foot” in a sentence.
  5. Spell the word “foot”.
  6. Use the word “look” in a sentence.
  7. Spell the word “look”.
15.2 Phonics of the Week: oo and u
  1. What are the two sounds oo makes?
  2. Use each word in a sentence: going, once, when, cut (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).
  3. Spell each word: going, once, when, cut (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).
  4. Use the word “noon” in a sentence.
  5. Spell the word “noon”.
  6. Use the word “food” in a sentence.
  7. Spell the word “food”.
  8. What are root words?
15.3 Phonics of the Week: oo and u
  1. What are the two sounds oo makes?
  2. Use each word in a sentence: going, once, when, cut (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).
  3. Spell each word: going, once, when, cut (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).
  4. Use the word “cook” in a sentence.
  5. Spell the word "cook”.
  6. Use the word “good” in a sentence.
  7. Spell the word “good”.
  8. What are root words?
15.4 Phonics of the Week: oo and u
  1. What are the two sounds oo makes?
  2. Use each word in a sentence: going, once, when, cut (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).
  3. Spell each word: going, once, when, cut (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).
  4. Use the word “moon” in a sentence.
  5. Spell the word “moon”.
  6. Use the word “goose” in a sentence.
  7. Spell the word “goose”.
  8. What are root words?
15.5 Phonics of the Week: oo and u
  1. What are the two sounds oo makes?
  2. Use each word in a sentence: going, once, when, cut (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).
  3. Spell each word: going, once, when, cut (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).
  4. Use the word “tooth” in a sentence.
  5. Spell the word “tooth”.
  6. Use the word “room” in a sentence.
  7. Spell the word “room”.
  8. What are root words?

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
15.1 Phonics of the Week: oo and u The oo sounds
  1. What are the two sounds "oo" makes?
  2. Name some words that show both sounds that "oo" makes.

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 Put Me in the Zoo Robert Lopshire 220L
2 Duck & Goose Tad Hills AD630L
3 Red Rubber Boot Day Mary Lyn Ray AD480L
4 Simon's Hook; A Story About Teases and Put-downs Karen Gedig Burnett
5 Look Fiona Woodcock


Module Outing:

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

# Outing
1 Take your student to a zoo and also to a library or book store to look at books. How many things can they find that are "oo" words at these locations? Have them draw and write about what they find in their Language Arts notebook.