Lesson plan

Lesson 1 - Setting Purpose: Sounds in Words in “Open a Book, Unlock a Door”

teaches Common Core State Standards RF.K.2.a http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RF/K/2/a
teaches Common Core State Standards RF.K.2 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RF/K/2
teaches Common Core State Standards RF.1.2.a http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RF/1/2/a

Lesson 1 - Setting Purpose: Sounds in Words in “Open a Book, Unlock a Door”

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Daily Learning Targets 

  • Opening A:
    • Using evidence from the Mystery Letter #1, I can describe the author and her purpose for writing the letter.
  • Work Time A:
    • I can explore the rhythm and rhyme in the Poem: “Open a Book, Unlock a Door.” 
    • I can listen to a line of text containing two rhyming words, and pick out and say the two words.
    • I can listen to several one-syllable words and identify the short or long vowel sound they contain.

In Advance

  • Prepare:
    • Mystery letter #1 and the Poem: “Open a Book, Unlock a Door” (can be put in envelope addressed to the class to enhance the mystery).
  • Articulatory Gestures Chart for short vowel sounds.

Vocabulary

  • Lesson-specific: recite
  • Text-specific: adventure, castle, dawn, explore, knight, mystery, peek

Materials

  • Mystery Letter #1 (one for teacher use)
  • Poem: “Open a Book, Unlock a Door” (one for teacher use)
  • Articulatory Gestures Chlart

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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