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Lesson 9 - Setting Purpose: Rhythm in Language and Beats in Words

teaches Common Core State Standards RF.K.1.b http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RF/K/1/b
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.3.b http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RF/K/3/b
teaches Common Core State Standards RF.K.2.b http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RF/K/2/b
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.2 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RF/K/2
teaches Common Core State Standards RF.K.3.a http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RF/K/3/a

Lesson 9 - Setting Purpose: Rhythm in Language and Beats in Words

To learn more about this lesson, read the Lesson 9 Overview found under the Additional Materials tab.

Daily Learning Targets

  • Opening A:
    • I can identify the name and sound for the letters “a” and “t.” 
    • I can look at each consonant and say its sound.
    • I can identify the short vowel sound for every vowel letter.
  • Work Time A:
    • I can feel and count the syllables (beats) in the words of a poem.
    • I can count the syllables in a spoken word.
  • Work Time B:
    • I can follow along in a shared text (poem). 
    • I can move my finger under the words as I read them on a page, left to right and top to bottom.

In advance

  • Gather materials for independent work rotations (see Independent Work Time).

Vocabulary

  • Lesson-specific: beat, letter, stanza, vowel, word
  • Text-specific: alligator, tern

Materials

  • Keyword Picture Card: “t” (on the Alphabet Anchor Chart)
  • Alphabet anchor chart (introduced in Lesson 5)
  • Keyword Picture Card: “a” (on the Alphabet Anchor Chart)
  • Enlarged poem: “Alligator and Tern” (to display; from Lesson 8)
  • Pointer (optional)
  • First stanza of the poem: “Alligator and Tern” (one copy per student)
  • Hand mirrors (optional)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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