Lesson Plan

Play the Name Game!

This fun, fast-paced lesson will get your students excited about learning each others’ names while practicing phonological awareness skills! A great beginning-of-the-school-year lesson to remind students how to segment words into syllables.
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to recognize and count the number of syllables in words.


(10 minutes)
Count the Syllables: Animals
  • Intro this lesson by reading aloud the book Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes. Discuss how long the main character's name is and compare to the length of names in your class.