Focus: Bigger Books, Bigger Reading Muscles
Bend 1: More Challenging Books
Readers study high frequency words to be able to read them in a "snap" when they see them in a text.
High Frequency Words
RF.K.3c Read common high-frequency words by sight.
Sound Spelling Pattern
Phonics and Phonemic Awareness
Bend 2: Using the Alphabet to Write
Word Scientists review "snap" words by playing with patterns to compose sentences with snap words and picture cards.
Word Scientists review "snap" words by singing spellings of snap words to familiar tunes.
Word Scientists make a plan on ways to teach snap words to others.
Word Scientists make new words by adding initial sounds to 2 letter snap words (an, in, at, etc.)
Word Scientists teach others everything they know about snap words and how to learn them.