of the Week Lesson for /sh/
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sound this week is the consonant team /sh/ as found at the beginning
of shell and the end of fish.
Emphasize the /sh/ 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: Shells
Books to read aloud that support the theme:
Lives in a Shell? by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld
Seashells by the Seashore by Marianne Collins Berkes
The Shell Book by Barbara Hirsch Lember
Seashells, Crabs and Sea Stars by Christiane Kump Tibbitts
Old Shell, New Shell: A Coral by Helen Ward
A House for Hermit Crab by Eric Carle
Sea Shells by Jason Cooper
Is This a House for Hermit Crab? by Megan McDonald
Kermit the Hermit by Bill Peet
Any Field Guide for Shells
Poems that support the theme:
"She Sells Seashells" Rebus Rhymes
Songs that support the theme:
Songs by Jean Warren
Songs about Shells at CanTeach
Day 1: Practice writing the letter "s" 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 team "sh" on one line of handwriting paper.
Day 4: Practice writing the word "shell" one or two times.
Day 5: Practice
writing any of the other theme words one or two times.
Activities and/or Art Projects
Shell Art - Using any size of pasta shells (uncooked) have your child glue them to strong paper or cardboard in any design, then paint the shells for a final touch.
Ideas to try if you have read A House for Hermit Crab by Eric Carle
If you live in a location where you can collect shells, possibly take a trip to the beach to do so.
Some Sea Shell Printouts:
Sea Shells Coloring Page
Sea Shell Clip Art
Jan Brett's Shell Page
Other Theme Words and Ideas
Other theme words - ship, shore, shout, sheep, shine, short, shoes, shapes, shadow, shower, shampoo, wish, fish, dish
Books to read aloud that support the other theme words or the consonant team /sh/:
Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish by Dr. Seuss
Sunshine, Moonshine by Jennifer Armstrong
Snipp, Snapp, Snurr and the Red Shoes by Maj Lindman
Shapes, Shapes, Shapes by Tana Hoban
Moonbear's Shadow by Frank Asch
Sheep on a Ship by Nancy E. Shaw
Poems that support the other theme words or the consonant team /sh/:
"My Shadow" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Songs that support the other theme words or the consonant team /sh/:
"You Are My Sunshine"
"Little April Showers"
"A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes"
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