The Big Green Monster Teaches Phonics in Reading and Writing


  • Aug 29 2010 11:38 AM

    Teresa Tindill

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In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students begin with a shared reading of the story "Go Away, Big Green Monster!" by Ed Emberley. After the shared reading, students engage in a paired reading of the online version to build fluency and word recognition skills. They also examine onset/rime patterns by generating word families, review sight words in the story, and play a card game to reinforce high-frequency vocabulary. As a culminating activity, students draw their own big green monsters and write stories about the monsters to publish online. This writing exploration allows an integrated application of phonics. Less

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: TK/K to 2

    Topics: Writing Strategies, Visual Arts, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension