Lesson details


English Language Arts


Reading - Informational Text


Principles of Reading-Decode with phonics/word analysis

Recommended Technology: 
  • Computer
  • SmartBoard
  • Document Camera
Other instructional materials or notes: 
  • Easel
  • Chart Paper
  • Markers
  • White Boards for every student
  • Expo Markers
  • Word cards to show under document camera during the lesson
  • Small word cards with tricky y words to give students to work with during partner time.
  • Sticky Notes

Tricky Y

1-2 hours
Lesson type: 
Traditional Lesson
Lesson overview: 

The students will learn that the letter 'Y' can sound just like other letters. (Specific to this lesson, 'Long I' and 'Long E'.) They will do this by being able to read and write words that end with Y. 

Essential Question: 

 What does the letter 'Y' do at the end of a word? How does it try to trick you?

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