Quarter 1 - Module 27:
Week 9: Reading words with Silent Letters
'h' and 'gh'
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English – Grade 4 Alternative Delivery Mode
Quarter 1 – Module 27: Reading words with silent letters ‘h’ and ‘gh’ First Edition, 2020
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Quarter 1 - Module 27:
Week 9: Reading words with Silent Letters
'h' and 'gh'
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What This Module is About
It’s time to learn new insights with the help of this module. This module id especially made for you.
This material is self-instructional. The activities are designed for you to work independently at the convenience of your homes.
With this module, you will learn about reading words, phrases, poems, and stories with silent letters 'h' and 'gh'.
What I Need to Know
Hi learner! Reading is a very fun activity. You get to discover things, sharpen your imagination, and widen your vocabulary. In this module, you will come across words with silent letters.
After finishing this module, you are expected to;
1. Read with accuracy words, phrases, poems, and stories with silent letters 'h' and 'gh'; and
2. Write a response (letter) to a story/poem read.
How to Learn from this Module
For you to achieve the objectives cited above, you are to do the following:
• Take your time reading the lessons carefully.
• Follow the directions and/or instructions in the activities and exercises diligently.
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to Know This part contains learning objectives that are set for you to learn as you go along the module.
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with that of what you are going to learn.
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Activities designed to process what you have learned from the lesson What I Can
Do These are tasks designed to showcase your skills and knowledge gained, and applied into real-life concerns and situations.
This assessment evaluates your level of mastery in achieving the learning objectives.
Activities These are additional activities designed to increase the level of your skills and knowledge.
What I Know
Direction: Say the words aloud and look for them in the puzzle.
sight heir height delight hour H R G O H S I G H T E M Y T B I H F V Q G I D T Y K S U H Y C W Q A R R B R F T B H V Y R F H A T S D R K R B H T F E H J J H A L T N H T D I H O R J H M T N T H I G T A T K E N R M L T H H O K G K I U F L E T T T E H O U R O F K D H T W D M M L U P G W D D G I D H N M B Y D E L I G H T
Silent Letters 'h' and 'gh'
Reading words with
When you read stories and other literary texts, you are widening your imagination and vocabulary. There are some words that has silent letters in it. In this module, you will be reading a lot of these words.
Read the poem below and do the following activity.
Haira, the Honest Girl Jennalyn S. Datuin
Haira found a wallet,
while she was in the market. Honest as she is,
She gave it to the police.
“Little girl, where did you find this? Come, have a seat in my office.” “Oh! There is no name on it,” said the police We don’t know whom to return this.
Haira answers, “You’re right” We need to return this tonight. It’s still broad daylight;
I hope we can find the owner before midnight.
Activity 1 Write a letter to a friend sharing the honesty of Haira. Here is a sample letter.
When writing a letter, you have to take note of the following: 1. Heading- this may include the address of the writer and the
2. Greeting – contains the name of the receiver.
3. Body- this is where you write the message you want to convey. 4. Closing – examples of closing are; Yours truly, Respectfully
June 09, 2020 Dear Elly,
How are you? It has been so long since the last time we met. I hope you are doing fine. I am looking forward to play with you again. Be safe.
Yours truly, John
________________________ ________________________ Dear _________________, _____________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________ __________________ __________________
Notes to the Teacher
Make sure to check the letter of
your pupil. Check the parts and the
The words in the box are the underlined words in the poem. These are examples of words with silent letters ‘gh’ and ‘h’.
honest right daylight midnight
What is It
Here are more examples of words with silent letters ‘gh’ and ‘h’ Words with silent letter gh Words with silent letter h
eight honor weight honors height honorable sight honest delight honesty bright heir fright hour light heirloom right frightful thoughtful brought
phrases with silent letters ‘gh’ and ‘h’ 1. the eight bright pupils 2. a heavyweight boxer 3. a beautiful sight 4. an honest girl in town 5. a frightful scene
A. Read aloud the phrases. Underline the words with the silent letters h and gh.
1.three honorable guests 2.a thoughtful son 3.a right answer 4.a bright light 5.one’s height
B. Read the following sentences carefully. Encircle the words with the silent letters g and gh in each item.
1. Bogart gives the right answer to my question. 2. He is the brightest pupil in my class.
3. He is also a very thoughtful son.
4. He loves and honors his father and his mother. 5. He travels abroad with his eight friends and they
visit historical places around the world.
What I Have Learned
Classify the following words.
Words with silent letter gh Words with silent letters h
cough tough high echo ghost laugh thigh christian enough when
What I Can Do
Complete the paragraph below using the words in the box.
delighted honest thoughtful bright novely
A. Read the paragraph below. Underline the words with silent ‘gh’ and ‘h.
B. Write a response letter about the paragraph above.
John Mark D. Cruz is an eight year old boy. He is a Grade 4 pupil. He is the smallest pupil in class. His height is only 2 feet and 8 inches. Though he’s small, he is the brightest pupil in their class. Aside from being the brightest pupil in class, he is also honest and thoughtful according to Mr. Jusayan, his adviser.
________________________ ________________________ Dear _________________, _____________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________ __________________
Pangasinan is one of the progressive provinces in the country. You will be ____________ to see and visit the place because of its beauty and grandeur.
The people are open minded with _________ ideas to improve the province. Aside from that, they are industrious and ___________.
Direction: Use the following words in a sentence. 1. honorable __________________________________________________ 2. light __________________________________________________ 3. brought __________________________________________________ 4. heirloom __________________________________________________ 5. eight __________________________________________________
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