1.RF.3.5

Segment the individual sounds in one-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 segment sounds in one-syllable words.

-Can you say the sounds in the word _______?
-What is the beginning sound in the word ______?
-What is the middle sound in the word ______?
-What is the end sound in the word _______?

Academic Vocabulary

individual
segment
syllable

Practical Examples, Standards, and Digital Resources

Reading Examples Writing Examples Speaking and Listening Examples
-During a read aloud, say a word for students to segment into individual sounds.

-Use Elkonin boxes for student to write down each sound in an one-syllable word. -Students use Elkonin boxes and counters to push up each sound in a word.

-Students pull an object from a bag, say the name, then segmenting each sound in the word.

Reading Standards Writing Standards Speaking and Listening Standards
syllable 1.W.4
1.W.6.2c 
Digital Resources
Elkonin Boxes explanation and video tutorial http://www.readingrockets.org/strategies/elkonin_boxes

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