wahoo! i like that too!

Objective

Read and write words with the long u vowel pattern oo.

Lesson Plan

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Target Words:

  • too
  • boo
  • shoo
  • cool
  • soon
  • wahoo
  • yahoo
  • balloon

Materials:

  • Word-building cards with oo and consonants*
  • Wahoo! I Like to Do That Too! target text* 

*Items included below.

State and Model the Objective
The children will talk and write about things that they like to do and then read and write words with -oo, such as wahoo, cool, zoom, and toot.

Literacy Activities
Read a list of sounds we can make

  • Write words that contain the long oo vowel on the board (e.g., proof, yahoo, soon, too, toot, hoot, zoom, balloon, shoo, cool, wahoo, zoo, achoo, whoosh).
  • Point out that all the words have the long oo sound.
  • Read the words from the list with the children.

Read and write a poem

  • Discuss how much fun it is to tell others about what you like to do.
  • Read the Wahoo! I Like to Do That Too! target text (found below) with the children.
  • Brainstorm other common activities that the children like to do.

Write about things that are fun or interesting

  • Have the children write their own list of things that they like to do and read it to a friend.

More Practice
Identify, blend, and manipulate sounds

  • With the word-building cards (found below), have the children make new words by changing the beginning or ending consonant(s):
    • Change the beginning consonant(s): boomoo; cootoo; chooshoo; hootloot; loomroom; zoomvroom.
    • Change the ending consonant: booboot; coocoop; moomoon.

Write about the activity using target words and patterns

  • Let the children write about the things that they like to do using words with the long oo vowel, such as choo choo, woo-hoo, wahoo, toot, whoo, whoosh, woo, zoom, hoot, and kaboom.
  • Have the children write words from dictation (e.g., boo, too, choo choo, shoo, vroom, zoom).

SEEL Target Texts

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Wahoo! I Like to Do That Too!

I like to zoom on my bike.
My friend says, “Wahoo! I like to do that too!”
I like to go on a spooky ride.
My friend says, “Wahoo! I like to do that too!”
I like to go “Boo!” like a ghost.
My friend says, “Wahoo! I like to do that too!”
I like to play with goo and goop.
My friend says, “Wahoo! I like to do that too!”
I like to shoo flies away from the goo and goop. “Shoo! Shoo!”
My friend says, “Wahoo! I like to do that too!”
 
I ask my friend, “What do you like to do?”
My friend says, “I like to go to the zoo.”
And I say, “Wahoo! I like to do that too!”

Printouts

Standards

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1. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RF.1.3.B: Decode regularly spelled one-syllable words.
2. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RF.1.3.C: Know final -e and common vowel team conventions for representing long vowel sounds.

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