of the Week Lesson for /igh/
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sound this week is the vowel combination /igh/ as in light.
Emphasize the /igh/ sound often throughout the day. Have your child repeat the sound with you.
Put up your sound wall poster.
The main theme for the week is: Light
Books to read aloud that support the theme:
This Little Light of Mine illustrated by E. B. Lewis
The Firehouse Light by Janet Nolan
The Little Light Shines Bright by Juliette Goodrich
The Little Red Lighthouse and the Great Gray Bridge by Hildegarde H. Swift and Lynd Ward
Beacons of Light by Gail Gibbons
By the Light of the Harvest Moon by Harriet Ziefert
Amy's Light by Robert Nutt
The Fiddler of the Northern Lights by Natalie Kinsey-Warnock
The Light of Christmas by Richard Paul Evans
Poems that support the theme:
Songs that support the theme:
"Why Does the
"This Little Light of Mine"
"Keep Your Light Shining"
Day 1: Practice writing the letter "i" on one line of handwriting paper.
Day 2: Practice writing the letter combination "gh" on one line of handwriting paper.
Day 3: Practice writing the vowel combination "igh" on one line of handwriting paper.
Day 4: Practice writing the word "light" one or two times.
writing any of the other theme words one or two times.
Activities and/or Art Projects
Play the game... Red Light, Green Light... get the whole family involved.
Color a picture using only light-colored crayons.
Discuss the different meanings of light by talking about the opposites:
Dark - Light
Heavy - Light
You could also talk about how Jesus is the Light of the World.
Other Theme Words and Ideas
Other theme words - right, night, flight, high, sigh, bright, knight, fight, lightning, delight and so on...
Books to read aloud that support the other theme words or the vowel combination /igh/:
Is it Right to Fight? A First Look at Anger by Pat
The Right Number of Elephants by Jeff Sheppard
Good Night, Gorilla by Peggy Rathmann
First Flight: The Story of Tom Tate and the Wright Brothers by George Shea
High as a Hawk by T. A. Barron
Good Night, Good Knight by Shelley Moore Thomas
Lightning by Seymour Simon
Poems that support the other theme words or the vowel combination /igh/:
"Night" by Maud Keary (from Enchanted Tulips and Other Verses for Children)
Songs that support the other theme words or the vowel combination /igh/:
"Twinkle Twinkle Little Star"
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