Module 9 Phonics of the Week sh, th-Language Arts 1A - Course Guide


Module Overview:

In this module, students will be learning about the /sh/ and /th/ sounds. You will be introduced to your new weekly sight words and spelling words. You will also begin planning a story of your own with a beginning, middle, and end. You will read the weekly story on your own, practice handwriting, and learn about conjunctions. You will complete a fluency check.


Module Materials:

Lesson # Lesson Title Material(s)
1 9.1 Phonics of the Week: sh, th Independent Reading Book;
2 9.2 Phonics of the Week: sh, th Independent Reading Book
Magazine or Newspaper
3 9.3 Phonics of the Week: sh, th Independent Reading Book
Stickers (optional)
Sidewalk Chalk
4 9.4 Phonics of the Week: sh, th Independent Reading Book;
5 9.5 Phonics of the Week: sh, th Independent Reading Book;

Module Objectives:

Lesson # Lesson Title Objective(s)
1 9.1 Phonics of the Week: sh, th
  1. Recognize, identify, read, and spell words with the /sh/ and /th/ sounds.
  2. Recognize sight words.
  3. Read grade-level text with purpose, understanding, and accuracy.
  4. Choose a story topic, and draw what will happen in the beginning, middle, and end.
2 9.2 Phonics of the Week: sh, th
  1. Recognize, identify, read, and spell words with the /sh/ and /th/ sounds.
  2. Recognize sight words.
  3. Read grade-level text with purpose, understanding, and accuracy.
  4. Recognize and use conjunctions.
  5. Print all upper-case and lower-case letters.
3 9.3 Phonics of the Week: sh, th
  1. Recognize, identify, read, and spell words with /th/ and /sh/ sounds.
  2. Recognize sight words.
  3. Read grade-level text with purpose, understanding, and accuracy.
  4. Recognize and use conjunctions.
4 9.4 Phonics of the Week: sh, th
  1. Recognize, identify, read, and spell words with /th/ and /sh/ sounds.
  2. Recognize sight words.
  3. Read grade-level text with purpose, understanding, and accuracy.
  4. Choose a story topic; draw and caption what will happen at the beginning, middle, and end.
5 9.5 Phonics of the Week: sh, th
  1. Recognize, identify, read, and spell words with /th/ and /sh/ sounds.
  2. Recognize sight words.
  3. Read grade-level text with purpose, understanding, and accuracy.

Module Key Words:

Key Words Sight Words Spelling Words
/sh/ and /th/ Sounds
Sight Words
Spelling
Story
Writing
Handwriting
Conjunctions
Spelling Test
/th/ and /sh/ Sounds
Sight Word Quiz
Reading Quiz
Fluency Check
could
let
them
if
your
shop
ship
she
rush
dish
then
thin
bath
path
moth

Module Assignments:

Lesson # Lesson Title Page # Assignment Title


Learning Coach Notes:

Lesson # Lesson Title Notes
1 9.1 Phonics of the Week: sh, th
  • As your student reads “Shark’s Teeth” ask them the following questions: Why does Shark need to brush his teeth? What does Shark’s mom offer him to brush his teeth? 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 9.2 Phonics of the Week: sh, th
  • When reading the story “Shark’s Teeth,” this lesson 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.
3 9.3 Phonics of the Week: sh, th
  • After your student reads "Shark's Teeth," have them write the sh, th 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 9.4 Phonics of the Week: sh, th
  • 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 9.5 Phonics of the Week: sh, th 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
9.1 Phonics of the Week: sh, th
  1. What sound does sh make?
  2. What sound does th make?
  3. Name words with the sh sound.
  4. Name words with the th sound.
  5. Use each word in a sentence: could, let, them, if, your (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).
  6. Spell each word: could let, them, if, your (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).
  7. Use the word “shop” in a sentence.
  8. Spell the word “shop”.
  9. Use the word “ship” in a sentence.
  10. Spell the word “ship”.
9.2 Phonics of the Week: sh, th
  1. What sound does sh make?
  2. What sound does th make?
  3. Name words with the sh sound.
  4. Name words with the th sound.
  5. Use each word in a sentence: could, let, them, if, your (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).
  6. Spell each word: could, let, them, if, your (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).
  7. Use the word “rush” in a sentence.
  8. Spell the word “rush”.
  9. Use the word “she” in a sentence.
  10. Spell the word “she”.
  11. What is a conjunction?
9.3 Phonics of the Week: sh, th
  1. What sound does sh make?
  2. What sound does th make?
  3. Name words with the sh sound.
  4. Name words with the th sound.
  5. Use each word in a sentence: could, let, them, if, your (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).
  6. Spell each word: could, let, them, if, your (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).
  7. Use the word “dish” in a sentence.
  8. Spell the word “dish”.
  9. Use the word “then” in a sentence.
  10. Spell the word “then”.
  11. What is a contraction?
9.4 Phonics of the Week: sh, th
  1. What sound does sh make?
  2. What sound does th make?
  3. Name words with the sh sound.
  4. Name words with the th sound.
  5. Use each word in a sentence: could, let, them, if, your (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).
  6. Spell each word: could, let, them, if, your (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).
  7. Use the word “thin” in a sentence.
  8. Spell the word “thin”.
  9. Use the word “bath” in a sentence.
  10. Spell the word “bath”.
9.5 Phonics of the Week: sh, th
  1. What sound does sh make?
  2. What sound does th make?
  3. Name words with the sh sound.
  4. Name words with the th sound.
  5. Use each word in a sentence: could, let, them, if, your (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).
  6. Spell each word: could, let, them, if, your (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).
  7. Use the word “path” in a sentence.
  8. Spell the word “path”.
  9. Use the word “moth” in a sentence.
  10. Spell the word “moth”.

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
9.1 Phonics of the Week: sh, th The sh and th Sound
  1. What is a digraph?
  2. What sound does sh make?
  3. What words have the sh sound?
  4. What sound does th make?
  5. What words have the th sound?
9.3 Phonics of the Week: sh, th Thirsty Sharks
  1. In their Language Arts Notebook, have your student draw and write the sh words and th words they hear in this 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 Sheep in a Jeep Nancy E. Shaw 220L
2 Sheep on a Ship Nancy E. Shaw 260L
3 Mouse Shapes Ellen Stoll Walsh AD480L
4 Gabe & His Green Thumb Mr. David C Miller
5 Hand, Hand, Fingers, Thumb Al Perkins NP
6 The Pigeon Needs a Bath! Mo Willems AD350L


Module Outing:

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

# Outing
1 See if there are any battleships in your area that you can tour or maybe a maritime museum to learn more about ships. Another outing option is to a farm to see sheep and maybe learn how they process wool.