Research-Based Lessons Designed by Preservice Teachers
I. Emergent Literacy
Lessons for teaching phoneme awareness
Claire Dortch, Vicky Vacuums Very Vigorously for the letter V!
Elyssa Hicks, Digging in the Dirt for the Letter D
Anna Bahme, Dribble
Down the Court with D
Meredith Gray, Peter Puts Peanut Butter on his Popping Popcorn
Maggie Fox, Dripping Water With P
Laura Anderson, Bouncing The Ball with
Kathryn Gilley, Bouncing a Ball with B
Liz Messina, Bouncing the Basketball With B
Jackie Hogan, Popping
Popcorn with the Letter p
Emily Holliday, Pop the Popcorn with P
Sydney Hall, Rowing
Through the Letter R
Rachel King, Banging the Big Drum with a B
Meredith Barker, Mmm, Yummy
in my Tummy
Caroline Coleman, Beat a Drum with B
Erin Myler, Huffing Hounds With H
Lauren Muller, Poppin' P's
Paige Muller, Eat Your P's
Rachael Conley, Talk Like a Pirate with Rrrrr
Morgan Tedder, Silly, Slithering Snakes
Kori Smith, Riding the Ambulance with W
Katie Smith, Learning About S with Sam the Snake
Susanna Fields, Running H-H-Hard with H
Mary Kate Smith, Cleaning Your Glasses with H
Amber Glass, Gulping Grape Soda with G
Kendyl Dennis, Silly, Silly Snakes
Delaney Stephens, Duck Goes Knocking
Ansley Christensen, The Slithering Snake Goes, "SSSS"
Sarah Hausler, Miss Mittens Says Meow
Tina DiChiara, Time is Ticking Away With T!
Brooke Scocos, Blow the Balloon
with Ms. Brooke
Hunter Cossum, My Macaroni is Mmm Mmm Good!
Taylor Medlock, Yaking Away with Y
Kelly Kerr, Heartbeats
Chloe Harbison, Pop, Pop, Pop the Bubble with P
Haley Miller, M says /M/
Yummy in my Tummy
Anna Laws, Hairy Harrison Huffs and Puffs with H
Paula Anderson, Bouncing with
Katherine Sturim, Molly and Mmmm Mmmm Good Chicken
Darby Hayes, Popping Popcorn with /p/
Sarah Johnson, The Slithery Snake with Letter S
Emily James, Talk Like a Pirate With R
Jarihope Coker, Alexander Alligator Says aaa With The
Kelsey Clark, Turning on the Sprinkler With T
Katie Jones, CHOO! CHOO! The Train Says CHOO with CH
Jenna Wilson, Slithering Snakes on a Safari With S
Katherine Johnson, D-D-Drum with D
Caroline Lentz, Puppies Say /h/ When They Are /h/-/h/-/h/-ot!
the Drum with B
Miranda Snider, Beat the Drums With B
Sami Moccia, Slimy, Slithery, Snake S
II. Beginning Reading
Lessons for teaching decoding with short vowels
Elyssa Hicks, Look, There is a Big, Icky Pig
Anna Bahme, Icky Sticky Slime
Kathryn Gilley, Lizzy the Icky Sticky Piggy
Laura Anderson, The Creaky Door Says
Caroline Coleman, Icky Sticky Piggy
Ansley Christensen, The Crying Baby Goes, “Aaaaaaaa”
Lauren Muller, "Uhhh" my Tummy
Rachael Conley, Grunt Like a Caveman, uh, uh, uh!
Morgan Tedder, Crying Babies Say "Aaaa!"
Kori Smith, Icky, Sticky Popsicle
Mary Kate Smith, Icky Sticky Bubblegum
Amber Glass, Say Ahhh! With O
Delaney Stephens, Bud the Caveman Says "Uhhh"
Sarah Hausler, Ehh? Speak up, I Can’t Hear You!
Susanna Fields, Oliver the Octopus Says "Ahhhhh"
Tina DiChiara, Ahhhhh Pooh Bear is Tired!
Hunter Cossum, Uhh I think U is Confused
Kelly Kerr, A Crying Baby Says aaaaa!
Meredith Barker, Caveman
Chloe Harbison, The Icky Sticky Pig
Caroline Lentz, Icky, Icky, Icky!
Haley Miller, Icky, Sticky, Goopy Glue
Paula Anderson, Icky Sticky Glue
Katherine Sturim, Cry Baby
Darby Hayes, The Confused Caveman Says ‘Uhhhh”
Sarah Johnson, Say Ah!
Jenna Wilson, Izzy's
Icky, Sticky Honey
Paige Muller, Yawning with Short O
Sami Moccia, A Crying Baby Says, "Aaaa!"
Lessons for teaching decoding with long vowels and other vowels
Meredith Gray, Show
me your wave for AY
Liz Messina, Grace Baked a Cake
Sydney Hall, Learning OO with Choo Choo
Claire Dortch, Whee,
it's Big E!
Erin Myler, Ace says "Ayyyy!"
Emily Holliday, Eeek! It’s a Creepy E!
Rachel King, Blake
Bakes a Cake
Kendyl Dennis, Ay! Don’t Do That!
Brooke Scocos, Let's Bake a Cake
Jackie Hogan, Let's Bake a Cake
Anna Laws, Jake and Kate Rake
Katie Smith, EEEEE! A Bee!
Emily James, Sneak Around With Jean
Jarihope Coker, I See a Bee!
Katie Jones, "Woohoo!" Aubie says, "Woohoo!" When Auburn Scores a Goal
Kelsey Clark, Fly High,
Katherine Johnson, EEK! It’s Halloween
Mallory Haynes, Ayy, Nice to Meet You!
Miranda Snyder, Ay! It's Nice to See You!
teaching decoding with consonant digraphs and other chunks
Taylor Medlock, Chomping Cheese with /ch/
Maggie Fox, Choo Choo to Learn Ch!
III. Growing Independence and Fluency
teaching faster reading with comprehension
Elyssa Hicks, Flying into Fluency
Anna Bahme, Adventuring
with Reading Fluency
Hunter Cossum, Investigating Fluency
Meredith Gray, Hopping into Fluency
Laura Anderson, On Your Mark, Get Set, Read!
Kathryn Gilley, Fishy
Fluency with Junie B. Jones
Sarah Hausler, Racing into Fluency
Liz Messina, Score
Sydney Hall, Fun with Fluency and Junie B.
Claire Dortch, Growing Fluency with a Big Fat Mouth
Caroline Coleman, Racing to Reading Fluency
Erin Myler, Groovin' With Fluency
Lauren Muller, Fluency to the Rescue!
Emily Holliday, If You Teach a Mouse Fluency
Kelly Kerr, Baking up Fluency
Rachel King, Monkeying Around with Fluency
Morgan Tedder, Score Big with Fluency
Kori Smith, Figuring
Out Fluency With Junie B.
Mary Kate Smith, Riding Into Fluency with Junie B. Jones
Amber Glass, Monkeying Around with Fluency
Kendyl Dennis, Running into Fluency
Delaney Stephens, Fluent Readers Rock!
Ansley Christensen, Soaring Towards Fluency
Susanna Fields, Sailing Towards Fluency
Maggie Fox, Fancy
in Fluency with Pinkalicious!
Tina DiChiara, Rereading Your Way to Fluency!
Brooke Scocos, Flying into Fluency
Taylor Medlock, Gaining
Fluency with Ramona
Chloe Harbison, Bear Necessities For Fluency
Caroline Lentz, Fluency with Fido
Haley Miller, Fluency Party with Junie B. Jones
Jackie Hogan, Swimming into Fluency with Junie B.
Paula Anderson, The Magical World of Fluency
Katherine Sturim, Giddy Up with Reading
Katie Smith, Race to
the Finish Line: Ready, Set, Read!
Darby Hayes, Flying Into Fluency
Sarah Johnson, Skipping
into Fluency with Junie B. Jones
Emily James, Wagging Tails for Fluency
Jarihope Coker, Leaping Into Fluency!
Katie Jones, First Place Readers
Kelsey Clark, Fishing into Fluency
Jenna Wilson, Catching Onto Fluency With Kitten's First Full Moon
Paige Muller, Curious About Fluency
Katherine Johnson, The Magic of Fluency
Mallory Haynes, Finding Fluency with Junie B
Miranda Snider, On Our Way to Fluency
Sami Moccia, Flying With Fluency!
Rachael Conley, Racing Through Reading Fluency
teaching smoother, better phrased, or more expressive reading
Meredith Barker, Express Yourself
Lessons for teaching children to read silently or voluntarily and avidly
Anna Laws, Shush,
Hush, Don't Disturb Us!
IV. Reading to Learn
Lessons for teaching summarization
Sydney Hall, Swimming into Summarization
Sarah Hausler, Swimming Like Sharks Into Summarization
Mary Kate Smith, Bolting Into Summarization
Rachel King, Buzzing
Kendyl Dennis, Leaping into Summarization
Tina DiChiara, Roaring Through Summarization!
Maggie Fox, Cheetahs Chasing Summaries
Ansley Christensen, Shrinking the Difficulty in Reading Comprehension
Delaney Stephens, Ready, Set, Summarize
Meredith Gray, Sliding into Summarization
Amber Glass, Summarizing with the Big Cats
Brooke Scocos, Cooling Down into Summarization
Hunter Cossum, Scratching Our Way to Summarization
Taylor Medlock, Having
a Whale of a Good Time with Summarization
Emily Holliday, Diving into Summaries with the Emperor Penguin
Anna Bahme, Swimming with Summarization
Claire Dortch, Summarizing with Sun Bears!
Kelly Kerr, The
Key to Unlocking a Perfect Summary
Meredith Barker, Baby Bee’s Buzzing into Summarization
Liz Messina, Striking
Chloe Harbison, Sippin' and Summarizing
Caroline Lentz, Swimming into
Summarization with Sharks
Haley Miller, Swimming with Summarization
Kathryn Gilley, Summarizing in the Sea
Jackie Hogan, Buzzing into Summaries
Anna Laws, Swimming into Summarization
Paula Anderson, Let's Sea How to Summarize
Katherine Sturim, Trumpeting to Summarization
Morgan Tedder, Sweet Summarizers
Laura Anderson, Schools In For Summar-ization!
Katie Smith, Buzz into Summarization
Kori Smith, Soaring Towards Summarization
Susanna Fields, Superstar Summarization
Caroline Coleman, Supreme Summarizers
Darby Hayes, Squirrelly Summarization!
Rachael Conley, Summarizing with Sea Turtles
Sarah Johnson, Waddling into Summarization
Emily James, Sun Bears Love to Summarize!
Jarihope Coker, Jumping Into Summarization!
Elyssa Hicks, Swinging Into Summarization
Katie Jones, Get the Chunk
Kelsey Clark, I Scream For Ice Cream and “Summer”ization
Jenna Wilson, Whoo! Whoo! Who Said Summarize?
Paige Muller, Summarizing
Erin Myler, Summarizing Sloths
Katherine Johnson, How ‘Whale’ Can
Lauren Muller, "Killer" Reading Instincts-Summarization
Mallory Haynes, Snoozing with Summarization
Miranda Snider, Summarization
With Polar Bears!
Sami Moccia, Summarization Stars
Susanna Fields, Superstar Summarization