Lesson Plan

EL Support Lesson: Magic Pointer Fingers

This lesson plan will introduce your ELs to one-to-one correspondance when reading. This is a great stand-alone lesson or a can be used as a pre-lesson for the **Pointers!** lesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Pointers!lesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Pointers!lesson plan.

Objectives

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Students will be able to point out individual letters and words in sentences.

Introduction

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  • Display the read-aloud text (using a big book for visual support) for today's lesson and introduce the text by reading the title and author. As you read the title and author, point to each word with a pointer or your finger.
  • Pause and explain that one way to help you read is to touch each word as you read it.

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