set up a shop

Set up a Shop

Set up a Shop
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Objective

Read and write short-vowel words.

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Lesson Plan

Target Words:

  • top
  • set
  • shop
  • spin
  • sell
  • stop
  • shell

Materials:

  • Toy tops or bottle tops
  • Spin Tops target text*
  • Set up a Top Shop target text*
  • Shop for Shells or Tops? target text*
  • Play money (optional)

*Items included below.

State the Objective 
Tell the children that they will set up shops and that they will read and write short-vowel words, such as top, set, shop, spin, sell, stop, and shell

Literacy Activities 
Introduce the target pattern

  • Display a list of short-vowel target words (e.g., top, set, shop, spin, sell, stop, shell).
  • Read the words with the children.

Spin tops

  • Read the Spin Tops target text (see below) with the children.
  • Explain that a top can be a toy or the cap from a bottle and that both can spin.
  • Let the children spin tops.

Set up a top shop and sell tops

  • Read the Set up a Top Shop target text (see below) with the children.
  • Have the children make shop signs (e.g., Top Shop, I sell tops, Get tops) and put tops in the makeshift shop.
  • Tell the children to skip to the top shop.
  • Have the children read the Spin Tops text target (see below) and try out the tops at the top shop.
  • Let the children write about tops (e.g., Tip a top to spin a top; This big top can spin; This is a top to tip and spin).

Skip to a shell shop

  • Read the Shop for Shells or Tops? target text (see below) with the children.
  • Have the children make signs for the shell shop (e.g., Get shells at this shop; A Shell and Bell Shop; We sell shells and bells).
  • Let the children read the shell shop signs, skip to the top shop, and pretend to buy tops.

Identify similar vowels

  • Show the children short-o words, such as top, shop, stop, and lot.
  • Ask the children what is similar about the words.
  • Repeat with short-e words, such as sell, shell, and let.
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SEEL Target Texts

Shop for Shells or Tops

Let’s go shop for a toy top.
Let’s get a toy top at the top shop.
Let’s go to the shop that sells tops.

Let’s skip to the top shop.
Look! I see a shop.
Let’s stop at that shop.

But that is not a top shop.
That shop sells bells and shells.
It is not a top shop.
It is a shell and bell shop.
We can skip to a top shop.

Look! I see a shop.
Let’s stop at that shop.

Is it the shop that sells tops?
Yes! It is a top shop.

Set up a Top Shop

Let’s set up a top shop!
Let’s get tops and set them up.
We will sell tops.
The top shop can sell lots of tops.

Spin Tops

Can we get a top to spin?
Hold the top at the tip.
Give it a twist and drop the top.
Let the top spin.
Let the top stop.
Or tap the top to get it to stop.

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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/