You Can Pick a Snack

You Can Pick a Snack
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Objective

Read kindergarten-level decodable texts with short-vowel words.

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Lesson Plan

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Target Words:

  • did
  • can
  • get
  • pick
  • snack
  • stick

Materials:

  • Pretzel sticks or pictures of a pretzel sticks*
  • Picture cards*
  • Crackers or pictures of a crackers*
  • Pick a Snack target text*
  • A Snack Looks Like a Stick target text*

*Items included below.

State and Model the Objective
Tell the children that they will pick a snack and read texts with short vowel words such as snack, stick, get, and pick

Literacy Activities 
Pick a stick

  • Read the text A Snack Looks Like a Stick (see below) with the children.
  • Have the children pick a pretzel stick snack.

Pick a snack

  • Engage the children in reading the text Pick a Snack (see below).
  • Set out snacks that are sticks and snacks that are not sticks (e.g., pretzel sticks and crackers) or pictures of them.
  • Show the children that some snacks are sticks and some are not sticks.
  • Set out craft sticks and snacks that can go on sticks (banana, marshmallow, bit of cake or bread) (optional)
  • Let the children pick a snack.
  • Ask them about their snacks:
    • What snack did you pick?
    • Did you like the snack you got to pick?
    • Did you get a snack on a stick? (optional) 
  • Reread the text, fading support. 
     

SEEL Target Texts

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Pick a Snack

You can pick a snack. 
You can pick a snack that is a stick. 
You can pick a snack that is not a stick. 
You can pick a snack that is on a stick.
 
Did you pick a snack?
Did you pick a snack that is a stick, a pretzel stick?
Did you pick a snack that is on a stick?
Did you pick a snack that is not a stick?
 
Did you like the snack?
Did you like the snack you got to pick?

A Snack Looks Like a Stick

You can pick a snack. 
What snack will you pick? 
You can pick a snack that looks like a stick. 
You can pick a snack that is a pretzel stick. 
 
Did you pick a snack that is a stick? 
Is the snack a pretzel stick?
Did you pick a pretzel stick?
 

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http://education.byu.edu/seel/library/