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Recognize words that rhyme with stack (e.g., "Do stack and rack rhyme?") and produce rhyme words (e.g., "Think of a word that rhymes with stack.").
- Black construction paper
The children will stack blocks as they recognize and produce words that rhyme with stack, such as pack, rack, tack, and whack.
Stack on black
- Give the children several blocks and a piece of black paper and show them how to stack blocks on the black paper.
- Lead the children in chanting, "Stack on black! Stack on black!" as they stack their blocks and point out that the words stack and black rhyme.
- Teach a new chant, "Whack the stack! Whack the stack!" and have the children chant as they gently knock their stack of blocks over.
- Ask the children if whack rhymes with stack.
- Have the children chant, "Pack the sack! Pack the sack!" as they pack their blocks away in the sack, and ask the children if pack rhymes with stack.
- Optional: Extend the activity by having the children gather objects in the room that are black and take turns trying to stack them.
Stack a rhyme
- Have the children add a block to a tower as they each say a word that rhymes with stack (support as needed).
- When the stack gets tall, ask the children if whack rhymes with stack, then invite the last child to gently whack the stack.
Recognize rhyming words
- Have the children repeat a set of two words (e.g., stack, black), then ask them if the words rhyme.
- If the words rhyme, have the children turn their back to you.
- If the words do not rhyme, have them stay still.
- Repeat with other sets of words: (e.g., stack, tack; black, can; whack, crack; pack, back; jack, jar; rack, sack).
SEEL At Home
Recognize and produce words that rhyme with stack.
- Stackable items (e.g., books, blocks, toys)
Activity: Stack, Stack, Stack
- Help your child gather together items that can be stacked on top of each other (e.g., books, blocks, toys).
- Take turns stacking an item and saying a word that rhymes with stack, such as pack, rack, tack, quack, and crack.
- Once the tower is finished, chant together, "Whack the stack! Whack the stack!" and encourage your child to gently whack the stack (knock it over).
- Repeat the activity several times, using different words that rhyme with stack.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RF.K.1: Demonstrate understanding of the organization and basic feature of print.
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