Lesson Plan

Letter Basket Shooting

Have students bring their “A” game! In this lesson, young learners must distinguish between uppercase and lowercase letters in order to properly shoot balls into the right baskets.
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Learning Objectives

  • Students will recognize and recall uppercase and lowercase letters.


(5 minutes)
Letter Recognition Support SheetLetter Recognition Assessment SheetMix-up Sheet #1Mix-up Sheet #2
  • Begin the lesson with an introduction to letters. With the class, discuss questions such as: Where have you seen letters in your community, at home, and in our classroom? What is different about some of the letters you have seen?
  • Let students know that they'll be learning about uppercase and lowercase letters using a mix-up sheet and beach balls.