4th Grade Week 7 Phonics
4th Grade level
Model fluent reading.
Build oral comprehension skills.
Introduce and expose students to the /b/ and /k/ sounds represented by b and c.
Procedure (35-47 minutes)
Show Ss the cover of the Bears and Beans. Have Ss share their knowledge of bears: what they look like, where they live, what they eat... Ask what would bears do with beans.
Ss take turns reading Bears and Beans. (T notes any troublesome words to go over after the Ss finish reading.) Pause occasionally to ask Ss to predict what might happen next and ask to clarify comprehension.
Have Ss explain whether the book is fiction or nonfiction. Invite them to summarize the story For comprehension ask: Who were the main characters? Where did the story take place?/What was the setting? What happened first? Next? Last?
Show Ss the cover of Crazy Cat. Ask Ss if they have seen cats acting crazy and ask them to explain their experiences with cats.
Ss take turns reading Crazy Cat. Occasionally ask Ss to predict what might happen next and ask comprehension questions.
Have Ss explain whether the book is fiction or nonfiction. Invite them to summarize the story. Ask: Who were the main characters? What happened first? Next? Last? Why is Crazy Cat a good title for this story?