Lesson 15

g - G  'Giraffe's gym'

The next letter sound to teach is the the letter g sound as in gym, giraffe, gerbil, sage etc. The stripe above the 'g' shows your student that it is long sounding. The short sounding letter 'g' has a semi-circle above it, as in goldfish; the letter g

Step 1:

  1. Quickly review the previous letters learned.

  2. Pronounce words beginning with those sounds.

  3. Show the coloured letter cards.

Step 2:

  1. If you have purchased a copy, print: letter 'g' in colour

Step 3:

  1. Show the letter the letter g to your student and pronounce the sound several times.

  2. Ask the student to repeat the letter sound several times.

  3. Pronounce words that begin with the the letter g sound (giraffe gym gel....).

Step 4: If you have purchased a copy, print and complete the following worksheets in order:

  1. letter g worksheet

  2. the letter g

  3. the letter G

  4. If you have purchased a copy, print the 'alternative letter'

  5. number 5


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