Lesson Plan

All About the Letter A!

Students will have fun identifying words that begin with the letter A. They will enjoy writing and illustrating the pages for a classroom alphabet book!
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to write and recognize words that begin with the letter A.


(5 minutes)
Writing the Letter a
  • Write the uppercase and lowercase letter A on the board.
  • Ask students to name the letters and the sound the letter makes.
  • Say, “Right! This is the letter A! It makes two sounds. The short A makes the sound, ah like in the word apple, and the long A says its name ay like in the word ape.
  • Tell the class that today they will get to learn even more words that begin with the letter A!

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Short A 1

6 games
1 song video
1 interactive story
5 printable worksheets
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Subject Reading & Writing