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Daily(ish) Decodable: Words like "ice" and "rice"

Today we’re going to work on words like “ice” or “rice." If your child wants or need more practice on the "Magic E" and the "soft c" sound, 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?

ice rice beans ------------------------------- Say It Have your child point to the word "ice" as they say it 3 times:

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










Read It Have your child read the passage below:

Ice Is Nice

When water gets super cold, it can turn into ice. In fact, when water gets below 32 degrees, it freezes into ice.

Ice can be nice in the summer. On a hot day, after a run or a bike ride, I like to drink a glass of ice water.

Ice can also be nice in the winter. When the pond turns to ice, it’s time to put on skates or play hockey.

Take your pick: Ice can be nice any time! ------------------------------- Explain It

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

  1. When does water turn into ice?

  2. If an ice cube melts, what does it turn into?

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