Introduce reading strategies or review previouslylearned strategies 2.
Introduce “Chunky Monkey” using stuffed monkeyif desired. Explain how he will introduce us to a new reading strategy. 3.
Sing the “Chunky Monkey” rap to the students.Sing it a second time with the students, if desired. 4.
Discuss looking for chunks in words. 5.
When ready, show students a word on the sentence strip. Literally tear the strip/wordinto chunks. Demonstrate how to chunk theparts together to make the whole word.6.
Distribute a sentence strip to volunteers and have them follow the same procedure from Step 5. 7.
Continue with guided practice if needed. If not, distribute a “Look for Chunks” page to each student or partners to complete by searching words for chunks they know in the words and nonsense words. 8.
Check work for accuracy as a whole class or have students turn in for an individual grade.