A Pig Likes Her Wig

Objective

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

Lesson Plan

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Target Words:

  • pig
  • wig
  • jig

Materials:

  • Toy pig or pig graphic
  • Wig or wig graphic
  • Music (optional)

Overview
The children will put a wig on a pig as they recognize and produce words that rhyme with pig, such as wig and jig.

Literacy Activity

  • Have the children sit quietly, facing you. 
  • Choose one child to hold the pig, and another child to hold the wig. 
  • Do the activity below and repeat as many times as desired.

Say:

Suggested Actions:

Show me a pig.

Have the child with the pig hold it up.
Show me a wig. Have the child with the wig hold it up.
This is a wig for a pig. A pig's wig. Have the children hold up the pig and wig together.
Put the wig on the pig. Have the children work together to put the wig on the pig. 
The pig likes her wig. Have all the children show what they do when they like something (e.g., cheer, smile).
Now the pig is ready for a jig. The pig in a wig does a jig. Have the children take turns moving the pig in a wig so she looks like she is dancing.
Do a jig with the pig in a wig. Have all the children get up and dance with the pig in a wig. Play music (optional).

More Practice

  • Help the children make a list of words that rhyme with pig, and write them on the board.  
  • Help the children create a sentence about the pig in a wig using the rhyming words from your list (e.g., “The big pig in a wig likes to dig.”). 

SEEL At Home

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Objective
Recognize and produce words that rhyme with pig.
 
Materials

  • Pig and wig pictures 

Activity: A Pig Likes Her Wig 

  • Show your child the pig and the wig, telling him or her that the pig likes wearing her wig. 
  • Invite your child to put the wig on the pig. 
  • Together, make a list of things that rhyme with wig that the pig in a wig would like to do, such as, “The pig in a wig likes to ___ (e.g., dig, jig, do something big).” 
  • Come up with actions for each -ig word on your list.
  • Take turns making the pig in a wig do the action while the other person does the action on his or her own. 
  • While doing the actions, say together, “___ig, ___ig, ___ig with the pig in a wig.” 

Standards

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

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