feet meet on a street
Read words with the long e vowel spelled ee and ea.
- 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.
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 and move their paper feet down 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 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.”
- 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 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, “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 rhyme with eet but can be spelled 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 and eat a treat.
SEEL Target Texts
Beat Your Feet Down the Street
Let’s beat our feet down a street.
Let’s meet to eat a treat on a sheet.
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.
Meet and Greet on 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!
Feet Meet on a Street