This Introduce /y/ lesson plan also includes:
As you come to an end in your alphabet study, use these strategies to examine the letter y. Scholars examine the letter shape and listen to you pronounce the /y/ sound. Use these tips to explain how you do it as they try. Can they think of words beginning with this phoneme? Play a fast-thinking letter-recognition game to cement visual associations as pupils watch you point to letters one at a time; if you point to a y they say its sound. For all other letters, they stay silent. The pronunciation guide isn't worth your time for this one, but the letter cards may be helpful.