Lesson Plan

Old MacDonald and His Vowels

Use this fun remake of the classic song, "Old MacDonald Had a Farm" to teach your students all about long vowel sounds! Can be used as a stand alone or support lesson for the **Say My Name** lesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Say My Name lesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Say My Name lesson plan.

Objectives

Academic

Students will be able to identify the sounds that long vowels make.

Language

Students will be able to identify long vowel sounds in words using visual supports.

Introduction

(5 minutes)
Teach Background Knowledge TemplateWrite Student-Facing Language Objectives ReferenceCircle the Long VowelLong Vowel ReviewVocabulary Cards: Old MacDonald and His VowelsGlossary: Old MacDonald and His Vowels

Prior to the start of the lesson write up the five vowels (A/E/I/O/U) on the board or chart paper with blank columns underneath each one.

  • Gather the class together and explain that today you will be learning about long vowels.
  • Project and play the Old MacDonald Had Some Vowels clip to the class.