of the Week Lesson for /ch/
written and compiled by
sound this week is the consonant digraph /ch/ as found at the beginning
of cheese and the end of lunch.
Emphasize the /ch/ 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: Cheese
Books to read aloud that support the theme:
King, the Mice and the Cheese by Nancy and Eric Gurney
A Big Cheese for the White House: The True Tale of a Tremendous Cheddar by Candace Fleming
Archibald's Swiss Cheese Mountain by Sylvia Lieberman
Cheese Louise! by David Michael Slater
The Cheese Chase by Toni Simmons
Who Moved My Cheese? For Kids by Spencer Johnson, M.D.
The Cheese by Margie Palatini
Extra Cheese, Please!: Mozzarella's Journey from Cow to Pizza by Cris Peterson
Poems that support the theme:
Cheese Moon" by Gareth Lancaster
"Oxford Cheese Ode" by James McIntyre
Songs that support the theme:
Farmer in the Dell"
"It's Cheese That Makes the World Go 'Round"
"Please Say Cheese"
Day 1: Practice writing the letter "c" on one line of handwriting paper.
Day 2: Practice writing the letter "h" on one line of handwriting paper.
Day 3: Practice writing the consonant digraph "ch" on one line of handwriting paper.
Day 4: Practice writing the word "cheese" one or two times.
Day 5: Practice
writing any of the other theme words one or two times.
Activities and/or Art Projects
Cook a meal that uses cheese in the main dish.
Snack on cheese (such as cheese strings).
Have a grilled cheese sandwich.
Cheese Paper craft
possible... visit a farm where they make cheese...
such as this one in British Columbia
or in Ontario
or even in Michigan.
Other Theme Words and Ideas
Other theme words - chase, chowder, church, chimney, cherry, China, chocolate, chew, chicken, torch, lunch, child, chair, march
Books to read aloud that support the other theme words or the consonant digraph /ch/:
Chocolate Chicken by Rosemary Wells
The Chocolate Cat by Sue Stainton
Under the Cherry Blossom Tree: An Old Japanese Tale by Allen Say
The Chicken Sisters by Laura Numeroff
Peter's Chair by Ezra Jack Keats
Good Morning China by Hu Yong Yi
Poems that support the other theme words or the consonant digraph /ch/:
Poems about Chickens
Songs that support the other theme words or the consonant digraph /ch/:
"The Cherry Tree Carol"
"Chim Chiminee" from Mary Poppins
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