Step 2: Teach Lesson
Target Vocabulary Words: skiing, muscles, balance, fit, helmet, squat
When introducing each word, first say the whole word. Next, say the word parts slowly while clapping them. Then say the word
quickly again. Have the student repeat with you the steps above. Finally, write the word on the board or chart. Read the definition of
each word to the student and give examples or sample sentences to build meaning.
skiing ski • ing ('ske-iŋ) Skiing is a winter sport that people do in the snow. Skiers wear long, narrow skis that let them glide down a
snowy mountain. Skiing is one of the sports in the Winter Olympics.
muscles mus • cles ('m e-s elz) Muscles are the strong, stretchy body parts you can feel under your skin. Muscles make your bones
move. Paul lifts weights to build up his arm muscles.
balance bal • ance ('ba-l n(t)s) You balance on something when you use your muscles to keep you from tipping or falling. The dancer
had to balance on her toes as she twirled around.
fit fit ('fit) If you are fit, you are healthy and strong. Maria stays fit by jogging and swimming.
helmet hel • met ('hel-m t) A helmet is a hard hat that protects your head and keeps it from getting hurt. A football helmet covers
more of your head than a bicycle helmet.
When we compare two things, we tell how they are alike. When we contrast two things, we tell how they are different.
Write and read the words alike, like, similar, both, also, too, and in the same way. Here are a few words and phrases we use when
we compare things. Write Compare
as the heading for the list.
Let’s use the words to compare two things, or tell how they are alike.
Distribute Student Page 1. (Step 3)
Then write and read the following sentences with blanks: