WEEK 2, DAY 2: Wonder Red�s Words Day

On Day 2, Wonder Red�s Words Day, the activities focus on rhyming with the �AKE word family.

Click on the links below to access an overview of the Day 2 activities, the Day 2 materials list, instructions for each activity (including related PDFs), take-home worksheets, and links to the related episode, computer game, and video clips.

Day 2 Syllabus
The schedule and overview of activities for Week 2, Day 2 (Wonder Red�s Words Day!)
  • Syllabus (PDF)

Day 2 Materials
A list of the materials needed for Week 2, Day 2 of camp.
  • Materials (PDF)

Introduction to Wonder Red�s Words Day and Previous Day Review
Campers talk about Wonder Red and are introduced to the day�s activities. They review camp rules, and the literacy skills learned on Day 1.
  • Name Tags, Letter Cards, Images of the Super Readers (PDF)

Interactive Viewing: �Hansel and Gretel: A Healthy Adventure� / Transform into Wonder Red
The group watches and discusses the episode �SUPER WHY and Hansel and Gretel: A Healthy Adventure.� They then transform into Wonder Red, whose �Word Power� is the focus of the Day 2 activities. Download or stream the episode using the link below.
  • Wonder Red Mask (PDF)
  • �Hansel and Gretel: A Healthy Adventure� Episode (Download - Right Click and Save As | View)

Computer Time (Optional): Wonder Red�s Rhyme �N Roll Game
Play Wonder Red�s Freeze Dance Rhyming Game as a whole group activity. Campers take turns helping Red collect rhyming word family words as she skates to her grandmother�s house. A link to the game can be found below.
  • Instructions (PDF)
  • Wonder Red�s Rhyme N� Roll online game (Play!)

Craft Activity: Bake A Fake �AKE� Cake
Campers make a special cake decorated with paper candles that reinforce �AKE family words.
  • �AKE Candles, Cake, �AKE Word Cards (PDF)

Game: Pass The Pepper
Campers pass around a �hot� pepper. When the music stops, the camper with the pepper has to read an �AKE family word.

Movement Activity: All Across the �AKE Lake and Finding Super Letters
Campers use �AKE word cards to cross a lake so they can bring a healthy snack to the witch. Then campers search for the Super Letters and find the Super Story Answer.
  • �AKE Word Cards, Non �AKE Word Cards, Witch Picture, Super Letters (PDF)

Extended Learning
Watch and sing the Wonder Red Rhyming Song sounding out �AKE family words. Download or stream the video clip using the link below.

Wrap Up
Do a quick review of the �AKE family words practiced in Day 2. If you wish, do a one-on-one assessment of each camper�s ability to recognize the rhyming words. Then sing the Hip Hip Hurray song to celebrate the accomplishments of the day.
  • Recipe Book: Pg. 2, �AKE Word Cards (PDF)
  • Day 2 Assessment Materials (Optional) (PDF)

Take-home Materials
In take-home worksheet #3, campers look at pictures of -AKE family words and pick the letter or letters that each word starts with to form complete words. In take-home worksheet #4, they circle, then draw pictures of the �AKE family words.
  • Wonder Red Worksheets (PDF)

All of Day 2
Print all the Day 2 materials described in the links above.

Additional Resources:

PBS Teachers PBS Raising Readers PBS Parents