make a frame

Make a Frame

Make a Frame
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Target text

Objective

Read and write silent-e words.

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Lesson Plan

Target Words:

  • make
  • like
  • save
  • made
  • frame
  • slide
  • place

Materials:

  • Craft sticks
  • Picture cards*
  • Change the Picture Inside the Frame target text*

*Items included below.

State the Objective
Tell the children that they will make picture frames and that they will read and write silent-e words, such as make, live, save, made, frame, slide, and place.

Literacy Activities
Introduce the target pattern

  • Display a list of silent-e target words and read the words with the children.
  • Explain that the e at the end of the words is silent and makes the vowel say its name.

Make a frame

  • Read the Change the Picture Inside the Frame target text (see below) with the children.
  • Help the children make a frame by taping craft sticks to the sides of a piece of cardstock.
  • Let the children decorate the frame and have them write the word frame at the top.

Make pictures for a frame

  • Show the children the sample silent-e pictures (see below).
  • Tell the children to choose one of the silent-e pictures and draw five of it (e.g., five grapes, five smiles, five cakes).
  • Have the children label their pictures (e.g., Five Limes, Five Kites, Five Fives) and take turns putting their picture in the frame.

Contrast the number of letters and sounds

  • List silent-e target words (e.g., place, frame, make, save, made, like, slide).
  • Write a silent-e word (e.g., make) and ask:
  • How many letters does it have? (e.g., four, m + a + k + e)
  • How many sounds does it have? (e.g., three, m + ā + k)
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SEEL Target Texts

Change the Picture Inside the Frame

You can change the picture in a frame.
You can change the picture, if you’d like.

You can make or trace a picture.
Trace the shape of a grape.
Trace or make a lake.
Make a face or a snake.
Make a kite or a rake or a gate.

A frame is a place to save pictures you like.
A frame can keep them safe.
A frame can show them off.
Let’s make a frame!

Slide pictures into the frame.
Do you want to slide a picture of a dime into your frame?
Do you want to slide a picture of a snake into your frame?
Tape the picture in the frame.
It will not slide out if you tape it.

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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/