rose pose


Read and write words spelled with the long o silent e vowel pattern (e.g., nose, rose).

Lesson Plan

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Target Words:

  • rose
  • pose
  • nose
  • chose


  • Fake or real roses (spray fake rose with perfume or other sweet smelling scents)
  • Word cards
  • Pick a Rose target text


State and model the objective

Tell the children that today they each get to pick a rose and do a pose while they listen for words that are spelled with the long o silent e vowel pattern (e.g., rose, nose).


Practice the skill within an activity

  • Pick a rose
    • Let each child pick out a rose. After he or she picks a rose, have children exclaim, “You chose a rose!”
    • Instruct each child to put the rose to his or her nose.
    • Have each child pose with the rose.
    • Continue activity until each child has had a chance to pick a rose.


Apply the skill

  • Read words introduced in the activity
    • Have the children read the Pick a Rose target text. Instruct the children to draw a circle around the words that have the long o with silent e.
    • Lay out the word cards. Have the children pick out the o with silent e cards. Read through the cards together.


SEEL Target Texts

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Pick a Rose

Pick a rose.
You chose a rose!
Put the rose to your nose.
Smell the rose.
Smell the rose with your nose.
Pose with your rose.
Do a rose pose!
Look at those roses.
Look at this rose.
I have a rose.
You have a rose.
I have a rose to my nose.
Put your rose to your nose.
Do a rose pose!


SEEL At Home

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(Seel At Home)


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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.