My Dog Slurps and Burps

Objective

Read and write words with the r-controlled vowel spelling -ur (e.g., slurp, burp, fur).

Lesson Plan

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Target Words:

  • slurp
  • burp
  • turn
  • fur
  • blur
  • burn
  • curb

Materials:

  • Picture of a dog (see below) or toy dog
  • Bowl or water dish
  • Dog bone word cards (see below)
  • Letter cards for word blending and manipulating (see below)
  • My Dog Slurps and Burps target text (see below)

State and model the objective 
Tell the children they will act out a story where a dog slurps and burps. Tell them they will also read and write words spelled with -ur: burp, slurp, turn, fur, blur, burn, curb.

Practice the skill within an activity

  • See the dog slurp and burp
    • Read the target text My Dog Slurps and Burps, then have the children act out the text using a picture of a dog (or a toy dog) and a bowl or water dish:
      • Make slurping noises and pretend that the dog slurps water from a bowl or dish.
      • Pretend that the dog burps then slurps again.
      • Laugh while watching the dog slurp and burp.
  • Find -ur words with the slurping burping dog
    • Place the dog bone word cards (see below) around the room.
    • Have the children pretend to hunt for the words with the burping slurping dog.
    • Let the children read the words on the cards then place them near the dog's water dish.

Apply the skill (Choose from the activities below)

  • Identify, blend and manipulate sounds
    • With word blending letter cards (see below), have the children make new words by changing the vowels or either of the consonants:
      • Change the beginning sound(s): slurp --> burp; turn--> churn; fur--> blur
      • Change the vowel sound: fur --> for; turn --> torn; burn --> barn
      • Change the ending sound: curb --> curt; burp --> burn; blur --> blurt
  • Read target words in texts
    • Engage the children in reading the target text My Dog Slurps and Burps (see text below) together with the group. 
    • Have the children make a list of the words spelled with -ur.
    • Read the text again fading support.
  • Write about the activity using target words/patterns
    • Give each child a paper and pencil and let them write words from dictation: slurp, burp, turn, fur, blur. Let them write about the dog who likes to slurp and burp using some of these words. 

SEEL Target Texts

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My Dog Slurps and Burps

My dog slurps and burps.  
He slurps his water.  
Then comes the burp.  
We can hear: 
 
Slurp, burp
Slurp, burp.
Slurp, burp.
 
I laugh when I watch my dog slurp and burp!

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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