Short Vowel Word Study
1 Short Vowel Song (Activing Prior Knowledge,)
Remind students that we have been working on short vowel sounds within words. Review what the vowels are, and the sounds they make.
Play song over the projector so that all students can hear the song and see the video. Make sure the video is not too loud for students.
Students sing along to song, as well as follow along with short-vowel movements previously learned in class.
2 Short Vowel Poem (We Do)
Teacher displays poem on SmartBoard. As a class, read through the first poem, underlining in orange vowels that are making the short vowel sound. Those that aren't not making that sound are circled are underlined in blue.
Teacher gives responsibility to students
students read poems aloud. students take turns underlining and circling
3 Oddball Study (You Do)
Teacher hands Ipads out to students and remind them of use rules in the classroom. Monitor student tables as they work.
Each table of students receive an Ipad preloaded with the short vowel study app. Together, students read aloud presented words and determine which one is the oddball, and discuss why. One student then moves the card into the open box to test if they were correct.
Key Standards Supported
Reading Foundational Skills
Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
Distinguish long and short vowels when reading regularly spelled one-syllable words.
Decode regularly spelled two-syllable words with long vowels.
Decode words with common prefixes and suffixes.
Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
Read on-level text with purpose and understanding.
Read on-level text orally with accuracy, appropriate rate, and expression on successive readings.
Use context to confirm or self-correct word recognition and understanding, rereading as necessary.