1.RF.3.3

Add, delete, or substitute sounds to change single-syllable words.

Learning Outcome:

Develop an understanding of the five components of reading (print concepts, phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, and fluency and comprehension) to build foundational reading skills.

I Can Statements Question Stems
-I can add sounds to change single-syllable words.
-I can delete sounds to change single-syllable words.
-I can replace sounds to change single-syllable words.

-When you add _____, what does the word become?
-When you delete _____, what does the word become?
-When you replace ______ with _____, what does the word become?
-If I change the middle sound of the word, what is the new word?

Academic Vocabulary

delete
substitute
syllable

Practical Examples, Standards, and Digital Resources

Reading Examples Writing Examples Speaking and Listening Examples
-Say cake. Now change the /c/ to /m/. What is the new word? Make.
-Say cub. Now change the /u/ to /a/. What is the new word? Cab.
-Say lip. Add /sl/ to the beginning. What is the new word? Slip.
-Say fried. Take the /d/ off. What is the new word? Fry.
-Model using a word ladder. Practice together using a word ladder. Encourage students to listen to directions on whether to add, delete, or substitute sounds on their word ladder. -Say me. Now add /t/ to the end. What is the new word? Meet.
-Say pig. Now change the /i/ to /e/. What is the new word? Peg.
-Say bed. Now leave off the beginning sound. What is the new word? Ed.
-Say goat. Now leave off the ending sound. What is the new word? Go.
Reading Standards Writing Standards Speaking and Listening Standards
1.W.4
1.W.6.2c 
1.SL.2.3
1.SL.4.1
1.SL.4.3
Digital Resources
Word Ladders http://discoveringjustice.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/WordLadders.pdf

English Learner Considerations

The English Learner considerations, which were written by Indiana EL teachers, are meant to increase engagement and support growth for ELs.They are designed to support the standards and curriculum you are currently using. The following are recommendations of best practices to assist educators in making language more accessible for English Learners. Educators should adapt strategies based upon a student’s proficiency level and ensure that content is age-appropriate.

Additional strategies and the guiding principles regarding literacy instruction for English Learners.

Beginning Intermediate Advanced

Special Education Considerations

The special education considerations, which were written by Indiana special education teachers, are meant to increase engagement and support growth for students in special education. This is not an exhaustive list of strategies, but these supports will help you make literacy instruction more accessible for students. Remember to adapt these to the needs of your students and ensure that you are creating opportunities for all students to engage with rigorous content.

Guiding principles regarding literacy instruction for students in special education.

Strategy  Examples
In development In development