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L1 - U6

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Unit Overview:

  • Short Vowel Sounds (a, e, i, o, u)

  • Consonant Sounds (q, j, x, y, z)

  • Home and Rooms of the House

  • Basic Places

  • Prepositions of Place

  • J vs. G Sound

  • Y as a Vowel

  • Q Sound: Queen, Quilt, Quiz, Quarter

  • J Sound: Jungle, Juice, Jumping Jacks, Jug, Jam, Jab, Jaw, Jet, Jump

  • X Sound: Box, Fox, T-Rex, Six, Mix, Fix

  • Y Sound: Yarn, Yo-Yo, Yellow, Yawn, Yogurt, Yam, Yes

  • Y as a Vowel: My, Sky, Fly, Try, Dry, Shy, Happy, Pretty, Baby, Sorry, Empty

  • Z Sound: Zebra

  • The Home: House, Living Room, Bedroom, Bathroom, Kitchen. Toilet, Bathtub, Shower, Sink, Towel, Stove, Oven, Fridge, Microwave, Table, Sofa, Chair, TV, Rug, Window, Bed, Pillow, Dresser, Desk, Clock

  • Verbs: Live, Cook, Read, Brush, Sleep,

  • Adjectives: Quiet, Loud, Quick, Slow

  • Phonics: Mat, Bag, Sad, Yam, Bed, Web, Pet, Yes, Pig, Win, Kid, Zip, Dog, Top, Fox, Hot, Bug, Cup, Run, Sun, Gem, Go, Gut, Job, Joy

  • Prepositions: Under, In, On, In Front Of, Over, Next To, Between, Behind, Above

  • To Be Verb: I am, You are, We are, They are, He is, She is, It is

  • Where do you sleep/cook? I sleep/cook in the bedroom/kitchen.

  • Where do you watch TV/brush your teeth? I watch TV/brush my teeth in the living room/bathroom.

  • Where is the ball? The ball is on/in/next to/under the box.

  • Where is the ball? The ball is between the boxes. 

  • Where is the cat? The cat is above/in front of/behind the tree.

  • What do you eat in the kitchen? I eat fruit in the kitchen. 

  • Where is he/she/they? He/she/they is/are in the bedroom/living room/kitchen/bathroom.

Lesson 1: Consonants Q & J

Great start to Unit 6! Today we worked on the consonant sounds for “q” and “j”. Keep practicing these sounds using our vocabulary words!

  • Vocabulary to Practice: Queen, Quilt, Quick, Quiet, Slow, Loud, Juice, Jungle, Jump, Jaw, Jam, Jab, Jet

  • Sentences: “What will you do after class?” “I will sleep/eat/watch TV/do homework.”

 

Lesson 2: Consonants X, Y, Z

You finished exploring all of the letter sounds in English! Excellent work! We will keep practicing these sounds in the next lessons. Use our vocabulary words to practice the new words at home. 

  • Vocabulary to Practice: Fox, Box, Yarn, Yellow, Zebra, Fix, Mix, Yam, Yes 

  • Sentences: “What will you do after class?” “I will sleep/eat/watch TV/do homework.”

 

Lesson 3: The Home

Well done today learning about the home. You did well with describing what rooms are in your house or apartment.

  • Vocabulary to Practice: Chalkboard, Desk, Plant, Flower, Shelf, Bedroom, Kitchen, Living Room, Bathroom, Sleep, Brush Teeth, Cook, Read, Watch TV

  • Sentences: Practice sentences like “This is my house.” and daily activities such as “My dad cooks in the kitchen.”

 

Lesson 4: In the House

You’re doing amazing learning our new home vocabulary. Use our vocabulary words to describe your home! 

  • Vocabulary to Practice: Towel, Toilet, Shower, Bathtub, Sink; Furniture: Fridge, Stove, Table, Microwave, Oven, Rug, TV, Chair, Window, Sofa, Pillow, Desk, Clock, Dresser, Bed

  • Sentences: “I watch TV in the living room” “I sleep in the bedroom.” “I cook in the kitchen.” “I brush my teeth in the bathroom.”

 

Lesson 5: Letter Review

Impressive progress in phonics skills, particularly with short vowel sounds! Today we reviewed our short vowel sounds for A, E, I, O, and U. 

  • Vocabulary to Practice: Bag, Mat, Sad, Yam, Bed, Pet, Web, Yes, Pig, Win, Kid, Zip, Dog, Top, Fox, Hot, Bug, Cup, Run, Sun

  • Sentences: “What will you do after class?” “I will sleep/eat/watch TV/do homework.”

 

Lesson 6: Prepositions #1

Today was our first class learning about prepositions! You did an excellent job in understanding this new concept. We can use prepositions of place to talk about where things are. 

  • Vocabulary to Practice: On, In, Next To, Under, Table, Stove, Oven, Fridge, Microwave, Bathtub, Toilet, Sink, Towel, Shower

  • Sentences: Practice using prepositions with sentences like “The ball is on/in/next to/under the box.”

 

Lesson 7: G vs. J

Awesome work today in class! The letters “g” and “j” can be easy to mix up. Keep an eye out for these letters while reading and writing!

  • Vocabulary to Practice: Job, Joy, Gut, Gem, Joke, Game, Pants, Shirt, Socks, Jacket, Shorts

  • Sentences: Practice using the “to be” verb in sentences like “I am happy.” “They are smart.” “It is a zebra.”

 

Lesson 8: Y as a Vowel

Fantastic job today! We worked on mastering using the letter “y” as a vowel sound. Remember, “y” can make 3 different sounds; long “i”, long “e”, and consonant “y” sound! Use our vocabulary words to practice these sounds at home.

Vocabulary to Practice: Yam, Yes, Sky, Fly, Happy, Pretty, Kitchen, Living Room, Bathroom

  • Sentences: “He is in the bedroom/living room/kitchen/bathroom.”

 

Lesson 9: Prepositions #2

Good job today! You are flying high on your English mission! Today we practice the Magic E rule and continued to work on prepositions to describe locations! Practice describing things at home using the prepositions!

  • Vocabulary to Practice: Mat/Mate, Sit/Site, Cut/Cute, On, In, Next To, Under, Above, In Front Of, Behind, Between

  • Sentences: Try sentences like “The ball is above/in front of/behind/between the trees” or “The book is between the boxes.”

 

Lesson 10: Review

Congratulations! You have flown through Unit 6: Home Sweet Home! You’re doing an amazing job piloting through the English Universe!

  • Vocabulary to Practice: Chalkboard, Desk, Plant, Flower, Shelf, Bedroom, Kitchen, Living Room, Bathroom, Sleep, Brush Teeth, Cook, Read, Watch TV, Towel, Toilet, Shower, Bathtub, Sink; Furniture: Fridge, Stove, Table, Microwave, Oven, Rug, TV, Chair, Table, Stove, Oven, Fridge, Microwave, Bathtub, Toilet, Sink, Towel, Shower Window, Sofa, Pillow, Desk, Clock, Dresser, Bed, On, In, Next To, Under, Above, In Front Of, Behind, Between

  • Sentences: Continue practicing sentences from all Unit 6 lessons.