Module 17 Phonics of the Week Long e; _e_e-Language Arts 1A - Course Guide


Module Overview:

In this module, students will be learning about the long /e/ and long /u/ sounds. Next, you will be introduced to your new weekly sight words and spelling words. You will also rewrite a story that you have been working on. You will read the weekly story on your own, practice handwriting, and work on the grammar skill of the week. You will add illustrations to a story you have already written.


Module Materials:

Lesson # Lesson Title Material(s)
1 17.1 Phonics of the Week: Long e: _e_e and Long u: _u_e Independent Reading Book;
2 17.2 Phonics of the Week: Long e: _e_e and Long u: _u_e Independent Reading Book
Glue
Construction paper
Assorted buttons
3 17.3 Phonics of the Week: Long e: _e_e and Long u: _u_e Independent Reading Book
Paintbrush
Water
Chalkboard or sidewalk
4 17.4 Phonics of the Week: Long e: _e_e and Long u: _u_e Independent Reading Book;
5 17.5 Phonics of the Week: Long e: _e_e and Long u: _u_e Independent Reading Book;

Module Objectives:

Lesson # Lesson Title Objective(s)
1 17.1 Phonics of the Week: Long e: _e_e and Long u: _u_e
  1. Recognize, identify, read, and spell words with long/e/ and long /u/ sounds, made by words with the _e_e and _u_e spelling patterns.
  2. Recognize sight words
  3. Read grade-level text with purpose, understanding, and accuracy.
  4. Publish a previously written story.
2 17.2 Phonics of the Week: Long e: _e_e and Long u: _u_e
  1. Recognize, identify, read, and spell words with the long /e/ and long /u/ sounds.
  2. Recognize sight words.
  3. Sort words by category.
  4. Print all upper-case and lower-case letters.
3 17.3 Phonics of the Week: Long e: _e_e and Long u: _u_e
  1. Recognize, identify, read, and spell words with the long /e/ and long /u/ sounds.
  2. Recognize sight words.
  3. Read grade-level text with purpose, understanding, and accuracy.
  4. Sort words into categories based on multiple attributes.
4 17.4 Phonics of the Week: Long e: _e_e and Long u: _u_e
  1. Recognize, identify, read, and spell words with the long /e/ and long /u/ sounds made in the _u_e spelling pattern.
  2. Recognize sight words.
  3. Read grade-level text with purpose, understanding, and accuracy.
5 17.5 Phonics of the Week: Long e: _e_e and Long u: _u_e
  1. Recognize, identify, read, and spell words with the long /e/ and long /u/ sounds made by Bossy E.
  2. Recognize sight words.
  3. Read grade-level text with purpose, understanding, and accuracy.

Module Key Words:

Key Words Sight Words Spelling Words
long /e/ Sound
_e_e
long /u/ Sound _u_e
Sight Words
Spelling
Story
Writing
long /u/ sound CVCe
Bossy E
Handwriting
Language
long /u/ sound
Spelling Words
long /e/ and /u/ Sound
Sight Word Quiz
Spelling Test
Fluency Check
Reading Quiz
gave
these
around
start
these
eve
here
cube
cute
rule
June
duke
plume
use

Module Assignments:

Lesson # Lesson Title Page # Assignment Title
1 17.1 Phonics of the Week: Long e: _e_e and Long u: _u_e 6 Writing
2 17.2 Phonics of the Week: Long e: _e_e and Long u: _u_e 5 Handwriting
2 17.2 Phonics of the Week: Long e: _e_e and Long u: _u_e 6 Grammar
3 17.3 Phonics of the Week: Long e: _e_e and Long u: _u_e 3 Sight Words
3 17.3 Phonics of the Week: Long e: _e_e and Long u: _u_e 6 Grammar
4 17.4 Phonics of the Week: Long e: _e_e and Long u: _u_e 3 Spelling
4 17.4 Phonics of the Week: Long e: _e_e and Long u: _u_e 4 Story
5 17.5 Phonics of the Week: Long e: _e_e and Long u: _u_e 2 Phonics


Learning Coach Notes:

Lesson # Lesson Title Notes
1 17.1 Phonics of the Week: Long e: _e_e and Long u: _u_e
  • As your student reads “The Duke’s Plume,” ask them the following questions: Who is Pete playing in the play? Why is the Duke sad? Who is June playing in the play? Where is the plume? What did the Duke give the mule? 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 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.
2 17.2 Phonics of the Week: Long e: _e_e and Long u: _u_e
  • In this lesson, your student will be writing their sight words with glue. You may want to have the words written in pencil for the student to trace with glue. When the glue dries, the sight words will be raised on the construction paper.
  • When reading the story "The Duke's Plume," this lesson have your student write or draw in their Language Arts notebook what happened in the beginning, middle, and at the 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 17.3 Phonics of the Week: Long e: _e_e and Long u: _u_e
  • In this lesson, your student will be practicing spelling by painting with water. He/she will need a paintbrush, chalkboard or sidewalk, and a cup of water. Have your student follow the steps below to complete the activity. 1. Dip your paintbrush in water. 2. Write your spelling words on the chalkboard/sidewalk. 3. Say the letters as you paint and then read the word before it disappears! ex: P-A-I-N-T. Paint!
  • Have your student use their spelling words to write a story in their Language Arts notebook.
  • After your student reads "The Duke's Plume," have them write long _u_e and long e words they come across in the story in their Language Arts notebook.
4 17.4 Phonics of the Week: Long e: _e_e and Long u: _u_e
  • 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 17.5 Phonics of the Week: Long e: _e_e and Long u: _u_e 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
17.1 Phonics of the Week: Long e: _e_e and Long u: _u_e
  1. What sound does long u make?
  2. What sound does long e make?
  3. What is Bossy e?
  4. Name some long u words with Bossy e.
  5. Name some long e words with Bossy e.
  6. Use each word in a sentence: gave, these, around, start (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).
  7. Spell each word gave, these, around, start (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).
  8. Use the word “these” in a sentence.
  9. Spell the word “these”.
  10. Use the word “eve” in a sentence.
  11. Spell the word “eve”.
  12. What is the job of an illustrator?
17.2 Phonics of the Week: Long e: _e_e and Long u: _u_e
  1. What sound does long u make?
  2. What sound does long e make?
  3. What is Bossy e?
  4. Name some long u words with Bossy e.
  5. Name some long e words with Bossy e.
  6. Use each word in a sentence: gave, these, around, start (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).
  7. Spell each word gave, these, around, start (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).
  8. Use the word “here” in a sentence.
  9. Spell the word “here”.
  10. Use the word “cube” in a sentence.
  11. Spell the word “cube”.
  12. What is the job of an illustrator?
17.3 Phonics of the Week: Long e: _e_e and Long u: _u_e
  1. What sound does long u make?
  2. What sound does long e make?
  3. What is Bossy e?
  4. Name some long u words with Bossy e.
  5. Name some long e words with Bossy e.
  6. Use each word in a sentence: gave, these, around, start (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).
  7. Spell each word gave, these, around, start (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).
  8. Use the word “cute” in a sentence.
  9. Spell the word “cute”.
  10. Use the word “rule” in a sentence.
  11. Spell the word “rule”.
  12. What is the job of an illustrator?
17.4 Phonics of the Week: Long e: _e_e and Long u: _u_e
  1. What sound does long u make?
  2. What sound does long e make?
  3. What is Bossy e?
  4. Name some long u words with Bossy e.
  5. Name some long e words with Bossy e.
  6. Use each word in a sentence: gave, these, around, start (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).
  7. Spell each word gave, these, around, start (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).
  8. Use the word “June” in a sentence.
  9. Spell the word “June”.
  10. Use the word duke” in a sentence.
  11. Spell the word “duke”.
17.5 Phonics of the Week: Long e: _e_e and Long u: _u_e
  1. What sound does long u make?
  2. What sound does long e make?
  3. What is Bossy e?
  4. Name some long u words with Bossy e.
  5. Name some long e words with Bossy e.
  6. Use each word in a sentence: gave, these, around, start (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).
  7. Spell each word gave, these, around, start (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).
  8. Use the word “plume” in a sentence.
  9. Spell the word “plume”.
  10. Use the word “use” in a sentence.
  11. Spell the word “use”.

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
17.1 Phonics of the Week: Long e: _e_e and Long u: _u_e Long e: _e_e and Long u: _u_e
  1. What sound does long u make?
  2. What sound does long e make?
  3. What is Bossy e?
  4. Name some long u words with Bossy e.
  5. Name some long e words with Bossy e.

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 Rude Cakes Rowboat Watkins AD360L
2 Who Has These Feet? Laura Hulbert AD390L
3 Cubes (Everyday 3-D Shapes) Laura Hamilton Waxman AD360L
4 Duke the Dairy Delight Dog Lisa Campbell Ernst
5 Duke Ellington: The Piano Prince and His Orchestra Andrea Pinkney 800L
6 Rules of the House Mac Barnett AD500L


Module Outing:

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

# Outing