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Lesson 51 - Getting to Know Letters (Part 1)

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.3.b http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RF/K/3/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.3.a http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RF/K/3/a

Lesson 51 - Getting to Know Letters (Part 1)

To learn more about this lesson, read the Lesson 51 Overview found under the Additional Materials tab.

Daily Learning Targets: 

  • Opening A:
    • I can identify the name and sound for the letters “b,” “o” and “w.”
    • I can identify the name of each lowercase letter.
    • I can identify the name of each uppercase letter.
    • 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 search in a text (poem) and find a word with three letters in it.
    • I can count the number of letters in a word.
  • Work Time B:
    • I can use clues from the text (poem) to identify a mystery word.
    • I can count the number of letters in a word.
    • I can recognize and read many high-frequency words in a text and in isolation (alone).

In advance:

  • Prepare:
    • Letter Story: “o” (wrapped in colorful paper or placed in a decorative container; wrapping and container are optional)
    • Snapshot Assessment (optional; one per student)
  • Glue the Keyword Picture Card: “o” on colorful paper (see Cycle 1).
    • This will distinguish the vowels from consonants as they are learned.
  • Gather materials for differentiated small group instruction (see Differentiated Small Groups: Work with Teacher).

Vocabulary:

  • Lesson- specific: high-frequency word, keyword
  • Text-specific: darting, shallow, tidal, wade

Materials: 

  • Letter Story: “o” (wrapped in colorful paper or placed in a decorative container; wrapping and container are optional)
  • Keyword Picture Cards: “b,” “o,” and “w” (one of each for teacher to display)
  • Articulatory Gestures Chart (to post)
  • Snapshot Assessment (optional; one per student)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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