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Sound Sequence
Order Sounds

Prerequisite Skill

None Assigned

Materials and Preparation

  • Guided Practice Worksheet 

  • Independent Practice Worksheet

Learning Objectives

Students will be able to order sounds to form words.
Understanding the concept that words are made up of sounds in a specific order.

Introduction (5 minutes)

Present a word (e.g., "dog") and its sounds (o, g, d). Emphasize that words are constructed in a specific order of sounds. Connect sounds to letters by showing pictures and corresponding letters (e.g., mat - m, t, a). Highlight the importance of writing and reading sounds in the same order.

Explicit Instruction/Teacher modeling (10 minutes)

Engage with an example: "Listen to the word 'ten' with sounds in this order: d, o, g - forming 'dog.'" Show a picture of a mat, display letters (m, t, a), reinforcing the concept.

Guided Practice (5 minutes)

Distribute the guided practice worksheet "Order Sounds." In pairs or groups, students circle and order sounds according to the provided words.

Independent Practice (10 minutes)

Provide the independent practice worksheet "Order Sounds." Students match words to pictures, arranging sounds correctly.



Offer additional support to students who may find ordering sounds challenging.


Provide extension activities for students who excel, such as creating their own words and ordering sounds.

Assessment (5 minutes)

Evaluate students based on completion of guided and independent practice worksheets, and exit ticket.

Review and closing (5 minutes)

Summarize the importance of understanding the sequence of sounds in words.


Address confusion by reiterating the concept of ordering sounds to form words.

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