· identify the sounds of “s”, “a”, “t”, “p” and categorise the words correctly.
Make 4 dice of “s”, “a”, “t”, “p” sounds 2. Make one copy of each of the worksheets per pupil.
1. Sing the phonics song together with actions. Get the pupils to copy you.
2. Put the letter cards of “s”, “a”, “t”, “p” on the floor. Select two pupils representing boys and girls.
3. Sound the “s”, “a”, “t”, “p” letters; pupils jump to corresponding sounds on the floor.
4. Show the four dice and elicit the words in the pictures from the pupils.
5. Give instructions:
6. When finished, check with whole class. Ask volunteers to read out their words.
7. Give instructions to the next activity (matching pictures with words – worksheet D). Pupils do the activity individually. Check with whole class.
In each group, pupils take turns to roll the dice and say the words. Members of the groups decide if it is correct. If yes, the pupil gets a point.
For step number 3 the teacher can first ask the pupils questions like “What letter is this?”, “What is the sound?”, and “What is the action?” ,as in the phonics song already taught, before the pupils jump to the corresponding sounds.
In language arts lesson, you can ask the pupils to make their own dice by providing dice templates and pictures.