The Big Pig

This book features two and three sound words with the short /i/ sound. When reading the book, encourage children to retell the story in order—what happened first? Next? Last?

Individual Lessons

This lesson focuses on segmenting the sounds in the words SIT, HAT, and PIG.
In this lesson we will change one sound in each word to make a new word. The words in this lesson are PIG->BIG->BAG->BAT.
In this lesson we will blend sounds to read the words HIP, IN, and BIN.
In this lesson we will read the book The Big Pig. Comprehension and fluency practice are included.

Additional Resources

The Big Pig Observation Guide: This document can be used by teachers or parents to record a child’s progress with the book.
This link takes you to the YouTube playlist to view all four The Big Pig videos consecutively. (Approximately 45 minutes total.)