Lesson 17

g - G  'Goldfish's gills'

The next letter sound to teach is the the letter g sound as in give, go, good, grow etc. The semi-circle above the 'g' shows your student that it is short sounding. The long sounding letter 'g' has a stripe above it, as in giraffe; 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 are a member of our ABC course copy and 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 (go get grapes....).

Step 4:

Print and complete the following worksheets in order:

  1. letter g worksheet

  2. the letter g

  3. the letter G

  4. 'alternative letter'

Step 5:

Optional Biblical lesson. Read the Bible chapters indicated on the worksheet. Tracing the sentence will give your student practice in forming letters. These letters may not have been taught yet; worksheet.


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