Are your students emerging readers? Use this literacy-focused lesson plan to set summer reading goals and help your students express their opinions about books. Can be used as a stand-alone or support lesson for the **Summer Reads** lesson plan.
Who will win the race? Help your class build essential pre-reading skills with a friendly competition. Your students will race to identify the author, illustrator, and understand all the parts of a book in this engaging lesson.
ELs will get plenty of practice identifying letters as they go on an alphabet scavenger hunt in this fun letter-focused lesson plan. Can be used as a stand-alone or support lesson for the **Play with Reading** lesson plan.
Playing make-believe and telling stories are favorite childhood pastimes. Thus, no matter their reading level, students will love the opportunity to “read” to others and explore pictures as they take a walk through books.
In this fun hands on lesson plan, your ELs will get to practice segmenting and blending words in a tactile way! This can be used as a stand alone lesson or as a support lesson plan for the **Sound Smoothies** lesson plan.
Good readers ask questions before, during, and after reading. This lesson, which incorporates two wonderful activities and some practice with the 5 Ws, is sure to get your students ready to dive into literature.
Help students learn the crucial reading strategy of visualizing. Visualizing is a key component of learning to infer from a text. Kids will love using their imagination and drawing pictures of their visualizations.
This is a great introductory lesson to teach students about the importance of illustrations when reading. It can be used as a stand alone or support lesson for the Introducing Reader's Workshop lesson plan.
Let’s get reading and writing! In this lesson, students learn to form and recognize regular plural nouns. But the fun doesn’t stop there. Students will work with counting collections to write sentences about the objects they count.