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Hey Diddle, Diddle! Generating Rhymes for Analogy-Based Phonics Instruction
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Three 30- to 75-minute sessions|
MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY
- Sometimes I Like to Curl Up in a Ball by Vicki Churchill and Charles Fuge (Sterling Publications, 2001)
- Chart paper, writing paper, and pencils
- Pocket chart
Grades K – 2 | Student Interactive | Learning About Language
Using Construct-a-Word, students learn letter-sound correspondence by combining a beginning letter or blend to a word ending to create words.
- The Letterbox Lesson: A Hands-on Approach for Teaching Decoding (IRA, 1999)
- Rhyming Picture Cards
- "Hey Diddle, Diddle" or other poems that rhyme
- A Rhyme a Week: Nursery Rhymes for Early Literacy
- Guided Reading and Leveled Readers
- Running Records
|1.||Copy the poem "Hey Diddle, Diddle" onto poster-size chart paper.
|2.||Print the Rhyming Picture Cards and cut out the pictures. You might laminate the sheets before cutting to make the cards more durable for student use.
|3.||Create two word frames to isolate words on the poster-size chart paper. These word frames will help to show visually similar rhyming words.
|4.||Obtain a copy of the book Sometimes I Like to Curl Up in a Ball by Vicki Churchill and Charles Fuge to use for guided reading. If you are not able to locate a copy of this book, you may select another book that fits the reading level of your students and uses the words or word patterns learned during the lesson.
|5.||Gather other developmentally appropriate books or leveled readers for guided reading during the lesson.