- Song: Fox, Dog, Log (short vowel 'o' song)
- Learning Objectives: This phonics song helps to teach and review the short vowel 'o' and word families (ox, og). This song is adapted from our phonics story book. Also check out the stories section here: https://www.kizphonics.com/phonics-readers/
After teaching the song, read the story. You may also teach the story before singing the song.
- How to Teach: Turn on the music and the video. Let the students listen and watch once or twice. Break down the song and teach. To do that, tell students you will sing one line and they will sing the next.
Students' Line: A foxy fox
Teacher's Line: Sits on a log
Students' Line: on a log
Teacher's Line: on a log
After this, change lines.
Keep doing this until the students can sing the song without teacher involvement. Next, ask students to pick out words that rhyme. Ask for other words that rhyme with the words in the song. Depending on the level, have the students replace a few word families in these song to make a new song with different words but the same word families.
After teaching learners to sing the song, have the students do some writing activity.
Print out the song worksheet for this video and have them do the writing activities.
By combining listening and singing of the song with writing, the overall result is much improved.
Get ready to learn the short vowel 'o' and word families with the catchy "Fox, Dog, Log" song! This song is adapted from Kiz Phonics' storybook and will have your young English learners singing along in no time.
To start, turn on the music and video and let your students listen and watch a couple of times. Then, break down the song and teach it to your class. You can sing one line, and they will sing the next, starting with "A foxy fox" and "Sits on a log." Keep changing lines until your students can sing the whole song without any help.
After singing the song, ask your students to pick out words that rhyme with the words in the song. Encourage them to come up with other words that rhyme with "fox" and "log." You can also challenge them to create a new song with different words but the same word families.
Finally, print out the song worksheet for your students to practice writing. By combining listening, singing, and writing activities, your students' overall understanding and retention of the lesson will improve.
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