Home Sweet Home: Extra Support Lessons (Theme 5)

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Home Sweet Home is the theme of a unit comprised of extra support lessons. Scholars reinforce concepts through chants, grand discussions, and practice worksheets. Topics include digraphs, blending phoneme, long vowels, final sounds, contractions, comparing and contrasting using a Venn diagram, reading high frequency words, and making generalizations.   

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Invite learners to bring in one object from home to use in the compare and contrast activity 
  • Direct pupils to find words in their independent reading books with the lesson's long vowels or digraphs 
  • Brainstorm, illustrate, and share additional cause and effect situations
Classroom Considerations

  • Modifications are necessary to implement lesson with materials mentioned but not included 
  • Although, the unit was created as part of the Houghton Mifflin English language arts curriculum, it can be taught independently or with another curriculum 
Pros

  • Teacher directions are written clearly and in detail
  • The overall design is clean and easy to follow 
  • Answer sheets are printed on the same page as the lesson, making for less flipping through pages 
Cons

  • None