Sing and Learn the Actions!
You are a star that shines so bright.
You are a star that gives us light.
The world is a warm, bright place to be
because you shine your rays on me.
Sun, sun, golden sun.
How I love to have fun in the sun.
Achievement Objective: we are learning the letter name and sound of the letter s
Read the song lyrics - ask children a variety of questions.
Re-read the song lyrics and ask children to join in.
Recognise and use a variety of punctuation when reading. " " ! ? . ,
Talk about interesting/challenging words and discuss what they mean.
Word study - phonic knowledge, compound words, rhyming words;
- Rhyming words - bright, light, sun, fun
- Joining words - because
Sing and read along to the S Sun Love to Sing YouTube Song
- Highlight all letter 's 's in the text - count how many you have highlighted!
- Draw 3 objects starting with the letter s
- Create a rhythm pattern with the rhyming words e.g. use words "bright, light" (think of some other rhyming words to add) and use body percussion (clapping, clicking, tapping, stamping, slapping thighs)