feet meet on a street

Feet Meet on a Street

Feet Meet on a Street
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Target text

Objective

Read words with the long e vowel spelled ee and ea.

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Lesson Plan

Target Words:

  • feet
  • meet
  • treat
  • sheet
  • greet
  • sweet
  • street

Materials:

  • A sheet 
  • Strips of paper, masking tape, or chalk 
  • A sweet treat or a treat containing wheat (optional)
  • Pictures of paper feet* 
  • Pictures of treats*
  • Sweet Street sign*
  • Beat Your Feet Down the Street target text*
  • Meet and Greet on the Street target text*

*Items included below.

State and Model the Objective
Tell the children that they will beat their feet down a street as they read and write words with the long e vowel, such as feet, meet, greet, street, sweet, and treat.

Literacy Activities

Move feet to a beat down a street

  • Set up a pretend street with strips of paper, blocks, masking tape, or chalk.
  • Have the children trace their feet on paper and place their paper feet along the street. 
  • Let the children beat their own feet down the street to a beat.
  • Chant the target text Beat Your Feet Down the Street (see below) with the children.

Meet and greet on a street

  • Have the children write and pass out invitations that say “Meet and greet on the street.”
  • Designate a sidewalk or walkway to be a pretend street and let the children use chalk to trace their feet along the street.
  • Have the children follow the traced feet to meet and greet on the street.
  • Comment on how neat it is to meet and greet on a street. 

Eat a treat on a sheet

  • Tell the children that they can meet and eat a treat on a sheet. 
  • Ask the children to make the sheet neat (smooth it out).
  • Tell the children to take a seat on the sheet to get a treat to eat.
  • Provide a real or pretend treat—a treat that is sweet or not sweet. 
  • Say, “It is fun to meet and eat a treat on a sheet.”

 
Recognize two ways to write the long e (ee and ea)

  • Involve the children in making a list of words that end in the spellings -eat or -eet.
  • Place the words in two columns: -eet and -eat.

Write about meeting and greeting on a street

  • Display the list of words ending in eet or eat.
  • Ask the children to write about how they got to: 
    • Beat their feet down a street.
    • Meet and greet on the street. 
    • Take the street to a seat on a sheet
    • Sit on the sheet and eat a treat.
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SEEL Target Texts

Beat Your Feet Down the Street

Let’s meet to eat a treat.   
Let’s beat our feet down a street.
Let’s meet to eat a treat on a sheet.
 
Beat your feet down the street to a beat!
Meet and greet on a sheet on the street.  
Make the sheet neat and take a seat.
Have a sweet treat or a wheat treat.
 
We got to eat a treat on the sheet on the street.

Meet and Greet on the Street

I beat my feet down the street.
I see my friend down the street.
I meet my friend on the street.
We meet and greet.
Then we go get a treat to eat.
How neat, to meet on the street!
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Standards

SEEL lessons align with Common Core Standards. Please see the standards page for the code(s) associated with this lesson.

http://education.byu.edu/seel/library/