Kindergarten Grade - Social Studies

LESSON PROBLEM: What sound does "rice" begin with? The "Rr" sound. What other words begin with the "Rr" sound?


STUDY GUIDE





Rice begins with the letter "R". The letter R makes the "Rr" sound, like a dog when it barks.






Say rice. Do you hear the "Rr" sound?




Lots of other fun words begin with the "Rr" sound.





Say rain. Do you hear the "Rr" sound?







Say run. Do you hear the "Rr" sound?







Say rabbit. Do you hear the "Rr" sound?









Say rock. Do you hear the "Rr" sound?







Say robot. Do you hear the "Rr" sound?









Say roar. Do you hear the "Rr" sound?







Say reindeer. Do you hear the "Rr" sound?










So, some words that begin with the "Rr" sound are:




ROBOT RABBIT RICE ROCKS RAIN RUN ROAR


Now say bug. Do you hear the "Rr" sound? No, you don't, that's right! Bug does not begin with the "Rr" sound.


Say lake. Do you hear the "Rr" sound? No, you don't, that's right! Lake does not begin with the "Rr" sound.


Say slice. Do you hear the "Rr" sound? No, you don't, that's right! Slice does not begin with the "Rr" sound.


Say duck. Do you hear the "Rr" sound? No, you don't, that's right! Duck does not begin with the "Rr" sound.


Say mice. Do you hear the "Rr" sound? No, you don't, that's right! Mice does not begin with the "Rr" sound.





Now let's look at sets of words that begin with the "Rr" sound.

Rice and rain begin with the same "Rr" sound. rice/rain


Rice and rabbit begin with the same "Rr" sound. rice/rabbit


Rice and robot begin with the same "Rr" sound. rice/robot


Rice and run begin with the same "Rr" sound. rice/run


Rice and roar begin with the same "Rr" sound. rice/roar


Rice and rock begin with the same "Rr" sound. rice/rock


Rice and reindeer begin with the same "Rr" sound. rice/reindeer


Rice, rain, rabbit, robot, run, roar, rock and reindeer


all begin with the "Rr" sound!!!


Now let's use our words that begin with the "Rr" sound.
Say:

Rice grows in the rain.


Robots run into rocks.


Reindeer don't roar.


Rabbits run in the rain.


Can you hear all the words that begin with the "Rr" sound? Don't they sound nice when they are close to each other?










ACTIVITIES

Can you find words that begin with "Rr"? Listen to the word.






EXTENDED LEARNING

Pick five words that begin with the "R" sound. Write two sentences using two or three "Rr" words in each sentence. Now say the sentences out loud.

Use other sounds. Find words that begin with the sound. Say the words.




VOCABULARY
  • rice
  • rain
  • rabbit
  • run
  • reindeer
  • rhyme
  • rock
  • roar
  • robot


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