Deconstructing Dede's Pet Shop
Below are different opportunities to teach and/or reinforce some very important concepts/skills in the 3 key areas of development. All the vocabulary used comes from this sweet story, giving these words context.
Using minimal pairs is a great way to teach children about sounds. Just ONE sound difference creates a different word with a whole new different meaning. Enjoy!
Practice sounds that are made in the front of the mouth versus sounds that are made in the back of the mouth.
Coming soon! Practice 1-syllable words that end in vowel sounds versus words that end in consonant sounds.
Robust oral language skills are a pillar of literacy skills
The most frequently used words in our language known as “core vocabulary”.
The pronunciation of this suffix changes depending on the word. List of these verbs with rules for pronunciation of the ED coming soon!
Dede’s Pet Shop is rich in concepts to enhance a child’s literacy skills
Putting sounds together to formulate words for early readers.
High Frequency Words
Use interactive parts to facilitate responses for: “wh” questions, story retell, and compare & contrast.