Lesson Plan

One Marker at a Time

Seeing things one word and letter at a time is a lot easier when students can cover them with fun materials!
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Learning Objectives

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

The adjustment to the whole group lesson is a modification to differentiate for children who are English learners.
EL adjustments

Introduction

(5 minutes)
  • Call students together.
  • Read The Cheerios Play Book as a class, allowing different students the opportunity to put cereal pieces into the pictures.

Beginning

  • Pre-read the text prior to the start of the lesson to introduce or review any new concepts.

Intermediate

  • Ask students to give examples of other kinds of cereal they are familiar with, providing some tex-to-self connection.
  • Use a big book format when reading aloud.