late kate

Objective

Recognize words that rhyme with late (e.g., "Do Kate and late rhyme?") and produce rhyme words (e.g., "Think of a word that rhymes with late.").

Lesson Plan

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Target Words:

  • date
  • late
  • crate
  • plate
  • skate

Materials:

  • Kate graphic*
  • A crate or box 
  • Skate graphic*
  • A paper or plastic plate 

*Items included below.

State and Model the Objective
Tell the children that they will hear a story about a girl named Kate who was almost late as they recognize and produce words that rhyme with late, such as fate, grate, bait, and date.

Literacy Activities
Late Kate

  • Tell the Late Kate story using the Kate and skate graphics (found below), plate, and crate.

Late Kate Story 

Say: Suggested Action/Phrases:
Kate was asked on a play date to go and skate. Show the picture of Kate.
Kate was going to be late because she couldn't find her skate! Pretend to look for Kate's skate.
She decided to look for her skate in the crate. Look into the crate/box
Kate didn't find her skate, but she did find a plate. Pull the plate out of the crate/box.
But Kate can't skate on a plate! Toss the plate off to the side.
Poor Kate was going to be late for her play date because she couldn't find her skate! Have the children pretend to be sad. 
Kate hates to be late! She must look harder for her skate! Have the children say, "Kate don't be late! Find your skate!"
Kate looked in her crate and found her skate! Have the children say, "Silly Kate, your skate was in the crate!"
The skate must have been hiding under the plate. Hold up the skate.
Now Kate will not be late for her play date.  Hold the skate next to Kate. 
  • After the first reading, ask a child to act out the role of Kate (optional), then read the story again.
  • Help the children think of words they heard that rhyme with late, such as crate, skate, date, and plate.

More Practice

Produce words that rhyme with late

  • Have the children sit in a circle and give one child a paper plate.
  • Remind the children of the words in the activity (late, crate, skate, plate).
  • Ask each child to think of a word that rhymes with late (support as needed) as they pass the plate around the circle.

Recognize rhyming words

  • Have the children repeat a set of two words (e.g., late, skate).
  • Ask the children to show thumbs up if the words rhyme and thumbs down if the words do not rhyme (support as needed).
  • Repeat with other sets of words (e.g., date, crate; gate, Kate; mate, duck; bait, wait; plate, trait; late, truck; skate, hate).

SEEL Target Texts

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Late Kate

Kate was asked on a playdate to go skate.
Kate was going to be late because she couldn't find her skate!
Kate decided to look for her skate in the crate.
Kate didn't find her skate, but she did find a plate.
But Kate can't skate on a plate!
Kate looked in the crate again and found her skate!
The skate had been hiding under the plate.
Now Kate will not be late to go skate.

Printouts

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Print

Objective
Recognize and produce words that rhyme with late.

Materials

  • Late Kate story 

Activity: Late Kate

  • Ask your child to listen for words that rhyme with late as you read the story of Late Kate aloud.
  • When you finish, ask your child to tell you the words they heard that rhyme with late, such as Kate, skate, crate, and plate.
  • With your child, search around your home for things that rhyme with late (e.g., a gate, the number eight, the state you live in, a skate, a plate, a crate).
  • Tell your child that you will count to eight while they go and stand by one of the things that rhymes with late
  • Find your child and reinforce a right choice by saying, "That's great! You found a ____ and that rhymes with late!"
  • Switch jobs and have your child count to eight while you go and stand by something that rhymes with late.

Late-Kate-text

Standards

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CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RF.K.2.A: Recognize and produce rhyming words.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RF.K.1: Demonstrate understanding of the organization and basic feature of print.

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