Lesson Plan

H Is for Humpty

Your ELs will love this fun lesson that combines the letter H with the classic nursery rhyme, Humpty Dumpty! This can be used as a stand alone lesson or as a support lesson plan for the **Jack and Jill** lesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Jack and Jill: Letters and Pictures lesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Jack and Jill: Letters and Pictures lesson plan.

Objectives

Academic

Students will be able to sequence a nursery rhyme. Students will be able to identify words that begin with the letter H.

Language

Students will be able to retell a nursery rhyme with H words using visual supports.

Introduction

(2 minutes)
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** Prior to the start of the lesson, pre-write the text for Humpty Dumpty on the board or chart paper. Cover it.**

  • Gather the class together.
  • Ask the class to sing the ABCs along with you (as you sing, point to a class alphabet chart), stop singing at the letter H.
  • Say, "This is the letter H. The letter H makes the /hhh/ sound like this. There are many words that start with the letter H. Today we are going to learn a funny nursery rhyme that has H words in it."