Lesson Plan ABC Classroom Quilt Learning Objectives
Students will be able to sequence alphabet letters and create a letter quilt piece that demonstrates letter identification and sound understanding.
Introduction (10 minutes)
Show students an example of a quilt.
Explain that a
quilt is a kind of blanket that is pieced together from squares. Hold up the quilt and point out the squares. Describe how quilt makers must put the squares of the quilt in order, from left to right.
Ask students if they can identify which squares were the first, second, and third. Explain that this order is a
sequence. Direct attention to the letter quilt model hanging on the board. Tell students that they will make their own quilt, but the squares will each represent a letter and they will be in order.
See if students can identify other items that are in order around the room. Great examples include: cubbies, alphabet banners, number banners, etc.
Bring students' attention to the numbered index cards on the floor.
Explain that words in songs, like the ABC song, also have a certain order.
Lead the class in singing the ABC Song. You could also lead the class in singing along to a video version of the