The First Letter is...
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Students will be able to identify the beginning letter sound of a zoo animal name.
- Ask students to name animals they know live in the zoo.
- Read a zoo-themed book.
- Preview a read-aloud about the zoo.
- Provide visuals of different zoo animals and share their names in both English and student home language (L1) if possible.
- Provide students visuals of different zoo animals and have them pair-share what they notice about the animals with a peer.