Lesson Plan

The Letter L: Let's Make Lemonade

Who doesn't love a cold glass of lemonade on a hot day? In this lesson students will learn about the letter L, work together to make a pitcher of lemonade, and use the language experience approach to create a class story.
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to identify and make the sound of the letter L.


(10 minutes)
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  • Place all ingredients on a table at the front of the room.
  • Ask the class to guess what they think they will be doing.
  • Give the students clues if they have trouble guessing. For example, We will be making a drink that begins with the letter L.
  • Write the word "lemonade" and capital and lowercase Ls on the board.
  • Show students the letter L. Point to the letters.
  • Tell them the letter L sound. Elongate the sound as you say "lemonade."
  • Have class repeat the sound and word.