Research-Based Lessons Designed by Preservice Teachers

Auburn University 

Fall 2016   


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 B!
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 With B
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 B
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 Letter A!
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!

Mallory Haynes, Beating 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 Ehhhh!
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 says “Uhh”
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 Cry
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, Long I
Katherine Johnson, EEK! It’s Halloween
Mallory Haynes, Ayy, Nice to Meet You!

Miranda Snyder, Ay! It's Nice to See You!

Lessons for 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  

Lessons for 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 With Fluency!
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

Lessons for 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 into Summarization
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 Summaries!
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 With Skunks
Erin Myler, Summarizing Sloths

Katherine Johnson, How ‘Whale’ Can You Summarize?
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