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Teaching Short /ĭ/ CVC Words Blend Onset and Rime | Lesson Plan

Short i Blending Onset and Rime Lesson Plan Example

The "Blend Onset and Rime - Short /ĭ/ CVC Worksheet Set" is a comprehensive resource designed to enhance students' phonics and reading foundation skills. This set includes three worksheets, each serving a specific purpose in the learning process. The first worksheet is ideal for guided practice, the second for independent or peer-grouped practice, and the third for homework, intervention, or additional practice.

In these worksheets, students will be presented with short /ĭ/ CVC words such as "s-it" and will be asked to blend the individual sounds together to form a word. After blending, they will identify and circle their answer from a set of two pictures representing the word they just formed. Short /ĭ/ words included in this set encompass words ending in "-it," "-in," "-id," "-ip," and "-ig."

Learning Objective for Students: By the end of this lesson, students will be able to blend short /ĭ/ CVC words and match them to the corresponding pictures, strengthening their phonics and reading foundation skills.

Grade Levels: Kindergarten, First Grade, Homeschool

Subject: Reading, Writing, Spelling

Resource Type: Worksheets, Printables

Formats Included: PDF Digital Download

Short i cvc Lesson Plan | Blending Onset and Rime
Short i CVC Lesson Plan | Blending Onset and Rime

CVC Short /ĭ/ Lesson Plan:

Introduction (5 minutes):

  • Begin the lesson by explaining to students the importance of blending sounds to read words accurately.

  • Define CVC words (consonant-vowel-consonant) and provide examples of short /ĭ/ CVC words like "sit" and "bit."

Activity 1 - Guided Practice (15 minutes):

  1. Distribute the first worksheet from the "Short /ĭ/ CVC Blend Onset and Rime Worksheet Set" to each student.

  2. Display and discuss examples on the board, such as "s-it." Emphasize the blending of sounds to form words.

  3. Walk students through the first few problems as a group, ensuring they understand the process.

  4. Encourage questions and discussions during this guided practice phase.

Activity 2 - Independent or Group Practice (15 minutes):

  1. Distribute the second worksheet from the set or have students work in pairs or small groups.

  2. Instruct students to complete the worksheet independently or collaboratively, following the blending and circling process.

  3. Encourage peer interaction and assistance as needed to support struggling learners.

Activity 3 - Homework or Additional Practice (10 minutes):

  1. Provide the third worksheet for homework or as an additional practice opportunity.

  2. Instruct students to complete the worksheet at home or during a designated practice session.

  3. Collect the completed worksheets for assessment and feedback.

Discussion and Assessment (10 minutes):

  1. Gather the students to discuss their answers and experiences with blending short /ĭ/ CVC words.

  2. Review the worksheets together, allowing students to share their answers and reasoning.

  3. Provide positive feedback and address any misconceptions.

Conclusion (5 minutes):

  • Summarize the lesson by reinforcing the importance of blending sounds to read words fluently.

  • Encourage students to continue practicing their phonics skills with the provided homework worksheet.

Learning Standards:

  • RF.K.1.b: Recognize that spoken words are represented in written language by specific sequences of letters.

Keywords: Phonics and spelling, Blending and segmenting, Reading Foundation Skills, Print Concepts


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