The ABCs of Teaching the ABCs
Use standard letter assessment material to record your students' current mastery of letter name identification.
2 Daily Letter Introduction
This visually striking app is a fun and dynamic way to introduce a daily letter, or letters. Mirroring onto a larger screen will allow this to be a whole group activity. Calling on students to explore the unique attributes of the letters each day will build interest and excitement during each day's lesson.
3 Independent Practice
4 Small Group Vocabulary Activity
In a small, teacher led group, reinforce the daily letter(s) and build academic vocabulary with this silly, but well-made, app. Add a paper and pencil activity linked to the target letter(s) to build fine motor skills.
5 Cumulative (or Formative) Assessment
Administer the initial letter naming assessment again to measure student growth and inform future instruction.
Key Standards Supported
Reading Foundational Skills
Recognize and name all upper- and lowercase letters of the alphabet.