Lesson plan

Lesson 3 - Setting Purpose: Words and Handwriting

teaches Common Core State Standards RF.K.1.d http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RF/K/1/d
teaches Common Core State Standards RF.K.1.a http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RF/K/1/a
teaches Common Core State Standards RF.K.1 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RF/K/1
teaches Common Core State Standards RF.K.3 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RF/K/3
teaches Common Core State Standards RF.K.3.a http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RF/K/3/a

Lesson 3 - Setting Purpose: Words and Handwriting

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Daily Learning Targets

  • Opening A:
    • I can listen to the story “The Search for Names” and make connections to what I’m learning.
  • Work Time A:
    • I can tell what I notice about the letters in my name.
    • I can explain the connection between words and letters.
  • Work Time B:
    • I can make curved and straight lines with my hands in the air and on Handwriting Paper.

In advance

  • Prepare the Enlarged Handwriting Paper (to display).
    • Gather materials for independent work rotations (see Independent Work Time).

Vocabulary

  • Lesson-specific: letter, name, word

Materials

  • Picture of a Teapot (from Lesson 1)
  • Story: “The Search for Names” (Part 3) (one for teacher use; from Lesson 1)
  • Student Name Cards (from Lessons 1 and 2)
  • Enlarged Handwriting Paper (to display)
  • Handwriting paper (one per student)
  • Writing utensils (one per student; optional)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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