Using laptop and smartboard, teacher will project Starfall phonics game. After the game is played, teacher explains that they will focus on specific skill targeted in game. Students will then have a chance to create a story based on skill!
Students play game as a small group.
2 Direct Instruction
Teacher will introduce phonics skill for the day. Using white board and sentence strips, teacher will give examples of words that use the specific phonics skill. Students will practice whole class reading words and sentences.
3 Independent Practice
Teacher will direct the students to find the lesson on Starfall app that address the focus of the day.
Teacher will guide students through Starfall lesson.
Discussion will take place after lesson is completed.
4 Evaluation of Learning/Wrap up activity
Teacher will split students up into partners. Each partner will use the ipad to take pictures of objects in the room that have the phonics skill practice in their name. (ie: a pen would include the short e sound).
Students will then use their pictures to create their own story that another student could read to learn about specific phonics skill.