Deeper Dive: he
Word Story Text
He, she, we, and me form an obvious group.
They are rhyming words that consist of a consonant
They are rhyming words that consist of a consonant followed by the vowel E.
They also overlap in meaning and part of speech because they're all personal pronouns.
Each of these words supports the others learning. One will help the reader learn and remember the others.
So teach them as a group.
PS you can use she to teach the SH diagram in which two letters correspond to one phoneme.
(hē), pronoun [nominative He; possessive His (hĭz); objective Him (hĭm); plural nominative They (thā); possessive Their or Theirs (thârz or thārz); objective Them (thĕm).] [AS. hē, masc., heó, fem., hit, neut.; pl. hī, or hie, hig; akin to OFries. hi, D. hij, OS. he, hi, G. heute to-day, Goth. himma, dat. masc., this, hina, accus. masc., and hita, accus. neut., and prob. to L. his this. √183. Cf. It.]
1. The man or male being (or object personified to which the masculine gender is assigned), previously designated; a pronoun of the masculine gender, usually referring to a specified subject already indicated.
Thy desire shall be to thy husband, and he shall rule over thee. Gen. iii. 16.
Thou shalt fear the Lord thy God; him shalt thou serve. Deut. x. 20.
2. Any one; the man or person; – used indefinitely, and usually followed by a relative pronoun.
He that walketh with wise men shall be wise. Prov. xiii. 20.
3. Man; a male; any male person;
in this sense used substantively. Chaucer.
I stand to answer thee,
Or any he, the proudest of thy sort. Shak.
☞ When a collective noun or a class is referred to, he is of common gender. In early English, he referred to a feminine or neuter noun, or to one in the plural, as well as to noun in the masculine singular. In composition, he denotes a male animal; as, a he-goat.
-- Webster's unabridged 1913