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Daily(ish) Decodable: Could, Would, and Should

Today we’re going to work on the words "could," "would," and "should." If your child needs more practice with these words, start here.

Now on to today's lesson...

Rhyme It Parents, read the following words out loud. Then ask your child which one does NOT rhyme with the others?

could would tall ------------------------------- Say It Have your child point to the word "could" as they say it three times (it should rhyme with "good" or "wood": could

could

could

------------------------------- Blend It Have your child read these words: could

couldn't


would

wouldn't


should

shouldn't



Read It Have your child read the passage below:

Would Your Rather?

Would you rather be a cowboy or go to space?

 

Would you rather play darts or ping pong?

 

Would you rather ride a bike or take a hike?

 

Would you rather surf with a bunch of sharks or surf with a bunch of jellyfish?

 

Would you rather turn into your mom or your dad (or another adult)?

 

Would you rather have lots of small toys or one big toy?  

 

Would you rather roll in hay or play by a bay?

 

Would you rather have a slice of cake or one cupcake?

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Explain It

Now have your child answer a couple questions about the story:


  1. Which "would you rather?" question was your favorite?

  2. Which "would you rather?" question was the hardest to answer?

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