Lesson 45

y - Y  'Do you know yak'

The next letter sound to teach is the the letter y sound as in yak, yarn, you, yoyo etc. The semi-circle above the the letter y shows your student that it is short sounding. The long sounding letter 'y' has a stripe above it, as in butterfly; the letter y

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 'y' in colour

Step 3:

  1. Show the letter 'y' 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 'y' sound (yarn, yak, yoyo, yoke, yacht ....).

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

  1. letter y worksheet

  2. the letter y

  3. the letter Y

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

  5. Review number 9

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.


©2000 All material on this site is copyright Teaching Treasures Publications