Review of how to form “sm”: The sounds “s” and “m” make up this consonant blend. Begin by smiling and placing the front of your tongue close to the roof of your mouth and ending by placing your lips together and continuing the “m” sound.
Practice these words. 1. smart 2. smile 3. small 4. smacked 5. Smith 6. smitten 7. smash 8. smock 9. smoke 10. smell
Practice these sentences. 1. Those students are very smart. 2. You have a beautiful smile. 3. The small mouse ran away. 4. The boy was smacked in the head. 5. Mr. Smith was smitten with a beautiful woman. 6. I heard the glass smash on the floor. 7. I wear a smock when I paint. 8. You can smell smoke in the hallway.
Practice this paragraph. Mr. Smith was a smart man who always had a smile on his face. He lived alone in a small house and was always working on it. Last year he wore a smock while he painted his living room. He put a casserole in the oven and forgot about it. Soon he began to smell smoke and smashed against the counter as he ran to check on his food. It was about time he got that dish out of the oven.
Idiom: it’s about time Definition: something one should have done earlier