Teaching Short-Vowel Discrimination Using Dr. Seuss Rhymes


  • Aug 4 2010 3:28 PM

    Mary Kay Monson


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    In this lesson, students have multiple opportunities to practices phonological awareness skills such as: onset/rime, rhyming words, and phonemic awareness.

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Through the contrast of short-vowel patterns and use of Dr. Seuss rhymes, students apply their knowledge of vowel sounds in reading and spelling new words.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: TK/K to 2

    Topics: Reading strategies, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, Grammar, Vocabulary & Spelling

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    Tool for: Parents, Administrators, Teachers


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    Grouping: Large Group Instruction; Small Group Instruction

    Teaching Method: Discussions; Hands-on Learning; Demonstration