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Daily(ish) Decodable: The -nd sound

Today we’re going to work on the “-nd” sounds like in the words “and” or “send."

Rhyme It Parents, read the following words out loud. Then ask your child which one does NOT rhyme with the others? stand band bend ------------------------------- Say It Have your child point to the sound and say each one 2 times: and and




end ------------------------------- Blend It Have your child read these words: band







------------------------------- Read It Have your child read the passage below:

A Frog and a Panda

A frog is small.

A panda is big.

A frog can swim in a pond.

A panda stays on the land.

Bang! Frogs go fast.

But pandas tend to go slow.

A frog can dig in the sand.

But a panda wants to play in long, green grass.

Yuck! A frog licks bugs and grubs.

A panda munches on bamboo.

A frog jumps with its legs.

A panda sits on its butt.

The end. ------------------------------- Explain It Now have your child answer a couple questions about the story:

  1. What are some differences between frogs and pandas?

  2. In what types of habitats or places do frogs live?


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