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Letter B for Bear

Because Little Dragon is in an outside preschool now I did not make a lesson plan for this year.  I have been trying to supplement the things he is learning there, here.  His teachers do not have a lesson plan or a syllabus that I can use as a reference so I am blind to what we will be learning until I see his teachers after school on Mondays.

Some weeks what they are learning about is something we have gone over already at home or Little Dragon simply is not interested in learning more about.  On these weeks I ask him what he wants to learn about.  Together we pick a letter he is struggling with and assign a topic to it.  It been working out quiet nicely.

This Week 
Little Dragon has been learning about The 3 Bears so
we got out the magnetic board and did some story telling.


Little Dragon practiced his handwriting by writing the story title himself. He also practiced some art skills by drawing the house details for the Bears. 

 We practiced reading some sight words. 

We also played a game where I would right a b letter word on the board (such as box) and Little Dragon had to read the word and find the beginning b sound object (the box) in the room. He enjoyed this game a lot. 


We went over b vs d because it is a common bump for new readers.  
I have tried different ways to help Little Dragon remember the difference such as b sees d using your fingers but it wasn't sticking. 

While we were learning about letter b Little Dragon kept telling me that butt starts with b and giggling.  This gave me an idea. 

You can see my b vs d lesson here. 




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