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Daily(ish) Decodable: The "gr-" sound

Today we’re going to work on the “gr-” sound like in the words “grab” and “grip." Rhyme It Parents, read the following words out loud. Then ask your child which one does NOT rhyme with the others? gut grit wit ------------------------------- Say It Have your child point to the sound and say it 3 times: g r g r gr ------------------------------- Blend It Have your child read these words: grin grim grab grass grand


Read It Have your child read the passage below:

Go Grab Gran

“Go grab Gran," Anna told her sister, Val.

Gran was sitting on a rug in her room.

Val put a blindfold on Gran and said, "Come with me."

Gran did not want to go.

She asked, "Why? What's all this?”

But Val got her to go.

In the backyard, Anna had set up a blanket on the green grass.

She had a basket full of food and snacks.

"It’s a picnic," said Anna, “just for the three of us.”

And Gran began to grin. ------------------------------- Explain It Now have your child answer a couple questions about the story:

  1. What happened in the story?

  2. How did Val convince Gran to go outside?


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