Lesson plan

Lesson 2 - Setting Purpose: Understanding the Power of Printed Words to Convey a Message

teaches Common Core State Standards RF.K.2.d http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RF/K/2/d
teaches Common Core State Standards RF.K.2.e http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RF/K/2/e
teaches Common Core State Standards RF.K.2.c http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RF/K/2/c
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.2 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RF/K/2

Lesson 2 - Setting Purpose: Understanding the Power of Printed Words to Convey a Message

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Daily Learning Targets 

  • Opening A:
    • I can review rhythm and rhyme in the Poem: "Open a Book, Unlock a Door.” 
    • I can count the syllables in a spoken word.
    • I can segment (break apart) and pronounce separate syllables in a spoken word.
    • I can blend separate syllables to form a spoken word.
    • I can blend onset and rime in a CVC word.
    • I can segment onset and rime in a CVC word.
    • I can add a specified phoneme (sound (example: /m/)) at the beginning of a spoken rime (example: “-at”) that I hear and then say the word.
    • When given a spoken  CVC (consonant, vowel, consonant) word (example: “man”), I can change the final phoneme (sound) to another (examples: “n” to “p”) and then say the new word.
  • Work Time A:
    • I can determine the author’s message in the Poem “Open a Book, Unlock a Door.”
  • Work Time B:
    • Using evidence from the letter, I can add to my understanding of the author and her purpose.

In Advance

  • Prepare:
    • Mystery Letter #2 (can be put in envelope addressed to the class to enhance the mystery)
    • Short vowel sound from kindergarten
    • Articulatory Gestures Chart for short vowel sounds
    • Materials for Independent Work Rotations (paper, pencils, crayons, or other coloring Materials; blank paper; books for independent reading)
  • Write the Poem: “Open a Book, Unlock a Door” on chart paper or project it electronically onto a white board.
  • Collect a picture of each of the following: “book,” “door,” “knight,” “castle,” “frog,” “log.”
  • Predetermine which Activity Bank suggestion to use for Word Work during independent work time and prepare necessary Materials.

Vocabulary

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

 Digital Materials Preparation:

  • Prepare to display the lesson.

Materials

  • Mystery Letter #2 (one for teacher use)
  • Poem: “Open a Book, Unlock a Door” on large chart paper or projected on a white board or screen (from Lesson 1)
  • Work Time Pictures: “book,” “door,” “knight,” “castle,” “frog,” “log”
  • Articulatory Gestures Chart (from Lesson 1)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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