of the Week Lesson for /ss/
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sound this week is the consonant blend /ss/ as found at the end of
Emphasize the /ss/ 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: Chess
Books to read aloud that support the theme:
Chess for Kids by Michael Basman
The Story of Chess by Horacio Cardo
Alex and the Wednesday Chess Club by Janet S. Wong
The King's Chessboard by David Birch
Usborne Starting Chess with Internet Links by Harriet Castor
Poems that support the theme:Chess Poems & Songs
Songs that support the theme:Chess Poems & Songs
Day 1: Practice writing the letter "s" on one line of handwriting paper.
Day 2: Practice writing the letter "s" on one line of handwriting paper.
Day 3: Practice writing the consonant blend "ss" on one line of handwriting paper.
Day 4: Practice writing the word "chess" one or two times.
writing any of the other theme words one or two times.
Activities and/or Art ProjectsLearn to play the game of chess!
Other Theme Words and Ideas
Other theme words - grass, class, glass, pass, dress, princess, bless, miss, toss, fuss, kiss, actress, business
Books to read aloud that support the other theme words or the consonant blend /ss/:A Fawn in the Grass by Joanne Ryder
Poems that support the other theme words or the consonant blend /ss/:"While Lying on the Grass Today"
Songs that support the other theme words or the consonant blend /ss/:
"Miss Mary Mack"
"The Green Grass Grows All Around"
"My Mama's Kiss"
"Pass it On"
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