Lesson Plan

Reading Round Up!

Preschoolers can have a range of reading abilities. Find out what they know about letters and reading with this lesson plan!
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to demonstrate reading comprehension and letter knowledge through completion of a variety of activities.

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


(5 minutes)
  • Call students together.
  • Read Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? by Bill Martin, Jr.
  • While reading, encourage students to look at the picture on the next page to anticipate words in the story. After reading the story once, read the story again encouraging students to “read”/recite the story along with you.


  • Pre-read the story to students in a small group prior to the start of the lesson in their home language (L1) as well as in English.


  • Provide students with their own copies (or shared copies) of the text to use during the read-aloud.

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