Lesson plan

Lesson 17 - Getting to Know Letters (Part 2)

teaches Common Core State Standards RF.K.1.d http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RF/K/1/d
teaches Common Core State Standards L.K.1.a http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/K/1/a
teaches Common Core State Standards RF.K.1 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RF/K/1
teaches Common Core State Standards L.K.1 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/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 17 - Getting to Know Letters (Part 2)

To learn more about this lesson, read the Lesson 17 Overview found under the Additional Materials tab.

Daily Learning Targets

  • Opening A:
    • I can search for letters in a familiar text (poem): “c” and “n.” 
    • I can identify the name of each lowercase letter.
    • I can identify the name of each uppercase letter.
  • Opening B:
    • I can identify the name and sound for the letters “c” and “n.” 
    • I can identify the name of each uppercase letter.
    • I can look at each consonant and say its sound.
  • Work Time A:
    • I can follow directions for writing letters “c” and “n.” 
    • I can print many uppercase letters.
    • I can print many lowercase letters.

In advance 

  • Post the enlarged poem: “My Cat, Noodles” (from Lesson 16).
  • Review the Letter Formation Guidance Document.
  • Copy the “c” and “n” handwriting papers.
  • Prepare the Snapshot Assessment (optional; one per student).
  • Draw three horizontal lines on the board (two solid lines with a dotted line in the middle for letter formation demonstration).

Digital Materials Preparation:

  • Prepare to display the lesson or assign it to students before class. 
  • For digital assignments, ensure students have access to a digital device. 

Vocabulary

  • Lesson- specific: keyword

Materials

  • Enlarged poem: “My Cat, Noodles” (to display; from Lesson 16)
  • Large pointer (optional; for teacher to point to words in poem as the class recites)
  • Keyword Picture Cards: “c” and “n” (one of each for teacher to display; from Lesson 16)
  • Highlighter, highlighter tape, or Wikki Stix (one for teacher to circle the letter in poem)
  • Poetry notebooks (from Lesson 16)
  • Poem: “My Cat, Noodles” (one per student in their poetry notebooks; from Lesson 16)
  • Writing utensil (optional; for students to circle the letters in their poetry notebooks or on their loose copies of the poem; one per student)
  • Letter Demonstration Board (one for teacher)
  • Letter Formation Guidance Document (standalone document for teacher reference)
  • Handwriting Sheets C  and N (one per student)
  • Snapshot Assessment (optional; one per student)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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