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Teacher Resources by Grade
|1st - 2nd||3rd - 4th|
|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
Dr. Seuss’s Sound Words: Playing with Phonics and Spelling
|Grades||K – 2|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Three 50-minute sessions|
MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY
- Dr. Seuss's Mr. Brown Can MOO! Can You? (Random House 1970), or another picture book that features sound words (onomatopoeia)
- General classroom supplies (paper, pens, pencils, markers, and so forth)
- Internet connection
- Tape recorder, to record sounds heard on a sound hike or on the Internet (Optional)
- Excerpt from Mr. Brown Can MOO! Can You?
- Sample Think Aloud
- Brainstorming Sound Words
- Example Sound Words
- Sound Observation Chart (optional instead of interactive)
- Spelling Observation Checklist
- Cinquain Graphic Organizer
- Cinquain Reflection Worksheet