Your child will need a hole punch for this lesson for punching letter Zz!

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Digging Up Dinosaurs – Lesson 2

“I can identify letter z and the /z/ sound.”

Objective: To identify letter z and the /z/ sound. (RF.K. RF.K.3)

Materials: letter z sandpaper card, strips of paper, marker, hole punch

Procedures: Display the letter z sandpaper card. Say, “This is letter z. The sound of z is /z/.” Show your child how to say zzzzzzz. Model how z is formed. Have your child trace z on the sandpaper card using his index finger. While tracing, your child will repeat, “z says /z/, z says /z/.” Write z’s and other letters on strips of papers. Your child will use a hole punch to “punch” all the letter z’s.

Conclusion: Ask your child to identify letter z and the /z/ sound.