Focus: Unit 5 introduces students to eight new sounds, including a spelling alternative for /k/. Through oral language games, chaining exercises, and story demonstrations with the decodable Big Book (Ox and Man), students practice blending these sounds into words. Students also practice previously learned letter-sound correspondences.
Number of Lessons: 16
Lesson Time: 60 minutes each. Each lesson may be divided into shorter segments.
Additional Search Terms: phonemic awareness • blending • segmenting • story demonstration • handwriting