Even More Beginning Sounds with Picture Books

Contributor: Melissa LaRusso. Lesson ID: 11247

What sounds do pictures make? They don't make sounds, but when you say words in picture books, they start with sounds. Sing about and learn new sounds, and play online games, for fun with phonemes!



learning style
Auditory, Visual
personality style
Grade Level
Primary (K-2)
Lesson Type
Quick Query

Lesson Plan - Get It!


Listen to your teacher or parent read this familiar nursery rhyme. What sound do you hear repeated throughout the rhyme?

Pease-porridge hot,
Pease-porridge cold,
Pease-porridge in the pot,
Nine days old;
Some like it hot,
Some like it cold,
Some like it in the pot,
Nine days old.

By Mother Goose

Welcome to the final lesson in the Phonemes lesson series!

In this series, you learned to listen to beginning sounds in words. In the last three Related Lessons (right-hand sidebar), you practiced listening for the beginning sounds in words using pictures and books to help you name the sound you hear first in the word.

In this lesson, you will continue to practice listening for the first sound you hear in words using videos and picture books. Before beginning this lesson, you will need a copy of the following book: Click, Clack, Quackity-Quack, An Alphabetical Adventure by Doreen Cronin.

To begin this lesson, watch the videos* from KidsTV123, and listen to practice the letter sounds for each letter in the alphabet.

*Note to teacher: You may want to choose the videos that correspond to the letter sounds in which the student needs the most help. You may want to watch these videos over a few days or stop and take breaks in between the videos.

Now, think about one of the videos you watched. Choose a letter sound from the alphabet. Turn and tell your teacher as many words as you can think of that begin with that letter sound. When you are ready to practice beginning sounds some more, move on to the next section.

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