Letter and Sound Recognition
I will use a YouTube video to introduce and get the students motivated for learning letters and sounds:
Alphabet Song/ABC Song
Students will engage in learning the alphabet by singing and moving along with the interactive video.
2 direct instruction
Students will practice reciting the letters and sounds using picture cards from the Scott Foresman Reading Series.
"Say the sound. Say the letter."
"What is the first sound in apple? Say the letter."
"Name something that begins with Aa."
Students use choral response to say sounds and letters. Check for learning by taking individual turns.
3 guided practice
Students will practice writing capital and lower case letters of the alphabet by watching a YouTube video titled: Learn to Write Alphabet and also writing on dry-erase boards.
Students will watch interactive video and practice writing the letters of the alphabet on dry-erase boards.
4 independent practice
Students will practice writing upper and lower case letters of the alphabet using paper and pencil.
Students will practice wiritng upper and lower case letters of the alphabet using paper and pencil.
Students will form letters correctly using the top, dotted, and bottom lines.
Students will wrap-up with YouTube video: ABC Phonics.
Students will engage in follow-up activity using music and movement to review the letters and sounds of the alphabet.