Initial and Final Consonant Blends – sl sk ld nd nk Kindergarten (Age 5) – Letter Work

Last Updated on February 11, 2021 by Alabi M. S.

 

LETTER WORK

ENGLISH STUDIES 

SECOND TERM  

WEEK 5

KINDERGARTEN 

THEME – BLENDED LEARNING 

PREVIOUS LESSON – Initial Consonant Blends – gl gr pl pr Kindergarten (Age 5) – Letter Work

 

TOPIC – INITIAL AND FINAL CONSONANT BLENDS 

 

LEARNING AREA

1. Introductory Activities

2. Blend Consonant Letters – s and l, s and k, l and d, n and d, n and k.

3. Words that begin with SL SK and end with ID ND NK

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES 

By the end of the lesson, most pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to –

1. blend s and l, s and k, l and d, n and d, n and k.

2. identify and sort words with sl sk ld nd nk blends.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

The children can identify and sort words by their starting consonant blends.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Real objects

2. Flash card

3. Textbook

 

 

METHOD OF TEACHING

Choose a suitable and appropriate methods for the lessons.

Note – Irrespective of choosing methods of teaching, always introduce an activities that will arouse pupil’s interest or lead them to the lessons. 

 

REFERENCE MATERIALS

1. Scheme of Work

2. 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum

3. Course Book

4. All Relevant Material

5. Online Information

 

PRE – LESSON ACTIVITIES – MEANING OF CONSONANT BLENDS

Consonant blends are two (2) or more consonant letters that keep their own sound when blended together.

Consonant blends are also known as letter Blends. Letter blends can appear at the beginning or ending of a word. For this lesson, the idea is initial and final consonant blends, that’s words that begin or end with consonant blends.

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON  

LESSON 1 – INTRODUCTORY ACTIVITIES 

Teacher’s Activities – Take the children through initial and final consonant blends – s and l, s and k, l and d, n and d, n and k.

Pupil’s Activities – Listen to the sound and pronounce.

Teacher’s remark – Comment and note the blended letters on the board. Use real objects or chart showing letter blend words for illustration.

 

LETTER BLENDS

s and l ⇒ sl

s and k ⇒ sk

 

 

l and d ⇒ ld

n and d ⇒ nd

n and k ⇒ nk

 

INITIAL CONSONANT BLENDS – SL SK

Words that begin with SL 

slice sleep slot slow slap

 

Words that begin with SK 

sky skin skit skull skip

 

LESSON 2 – FINAL CONSONANT BLENDS 

Words that end with LD

cold sold gold fold told

 

Words that end with ND

hand sand find wind pond

 

Words that end with NK

 

 

bank link back tank thank

 

PRESENTATION

To deliver the lesson, the teacher adopts the following steps:

1. To introduce the lesson, the teacher revises the previous lesson. Based on this, he/she asks the pupils some questions;

2. Introduces children to initial and final consonant blends such as

  • s and l, s and k.
  • l and d, n and d, n and k.

Pupil’s Activities – Listen to the teacher’s sound and pronounce.

3. Guides children to read several examples of letter blend words.

Pupil’s Activities – Read several examples of letter blend words.

4. Creates rhymes or songs on letter blends and words.

Pupil’s Activities – Active participation in rhymes or songs on letter blends and words.

 

CONCLUSION

To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.

 

NEXT LESSON

Mid Term Break and Week 7 – Initial and Final Consonant Blends – tr tw sw st Kindergarten (Age 5) – Letter Work

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

Ask pupils to:

1. blend s and l, s and k, l and d, n and d, n and k.

2. identify and sort words with sl sk ld nd nk blends.

 

 

 

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