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

Today we’re going to work on the “-sk” sound at the end of words like “ask” or “desk."

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



isk ------------------------------- Blend It Have your child read these words: mask





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

Musk Ox Facts

1. Fact: A musk ox is a big mammal, much bigger than a sheep.

2. Fact: Musk oxen have long, brown, soft fur.

3. Fact: That long fur helps them stay warm in the winter.

4. Fact: The boys are stinky. They let off “musk,” which is a very strong smell.

5. Fact: A musk ox feeds on grass and other plants. ------------------------------- Explain It

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

  1. In your own words, can you describe a musk ox?

  2. Do you think musk oxen prefer warm or cold weather? Why?


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