Lesson plan

1M3 C12 L64 Baking & Making Words (Pre-Alphabetic)

1M3 C12 L64 Baking & Making Words (Pre-Alphabetic)

Baking & Making Words

Teacher Preparation:

  • Teacher assigns or prepares to display the activity.


  1. Teacher models the activity by choosing a few VC/CVC words (e.g., “jet”, “mop”, "pin" etc.) and building it by dragging and dropping letters. Teacher can choose words with any short vowel.
  2. Teacher encourages students to say some VC and/or CVC words they would like to make using a short vowel.
  3. Students drag and drop the letters to make words in their "oven."
  4. Students create a series of words and then read them aloud before they “Bake” them, “eat” them and then make a new set of words.


  • Students can copy the words given to them on cards by the teacher.
  • Teacher can provide students with a rime such as “am”, “ot”, "ug," "ed" or “in.” Student can add different onsets (beginning consonants) to the beginning of the rime to create several new words, both real and nonsense.
  • Students can make CVCC/CCVC words.


  • Students can write the words after they “bake” them on included tab.
  • Students can make new words by just changing the first letter.

Additional notes:

  • cook, oven, cook