Research-Based Lessons From Teacher Candidates

Auburn University

Summer 2017


I. Emergent Literacy


Lessons for teaching phoneme awareness

Abagail Rickerson, Large L Lollipops

Katie Caroline Bennett, Vacuuming the Van
Anna Shepherd, Popping Popcorn with P
Sherell Brown, Making M&Ms With Mike
Ash Rogers, Pop with P
Bailey Burns, Hissing Like a Snake With the Letter S

Kaylee Mayhew, Popping Popcorn with P
Payton Robertson,
Brian Bounces Brad's Blue Ball
Sarah Hassett, Say Hello to Harry the Hawk!

Sarah Query, Close Your Mouth for M

McKee Cronier, Tick with T

Haley Felkins, Bob Bounced the Bad Basketball down the Basketball Court
Haley Dellacio, Popping Popcorn With P
Hannah Louise Perkinson, Crunch a Cookie With C
Emma Wall, Zip Up Your Coat With Z
Mia Reynolds, Mr. Monster's Madness

II. Beginning Reading

Lessons for teaching decoding with short vowels

Katie Caroline Bennett, Cry Baby Short a
Payton Robertson, Iggy the Silly, Icky, Iguana

Haley Felkins, Dog in the Fog
Haley Dellacio, Icky Sticky Candy

Lessons for teaching decoding with long vowels

Abagail Rickerson, Ay! This Is Great!
Anna Shepherd, The Crying Baby Says, "Aaaaa"
Sherell Brown, Hey, Mr. A!
Ash Rogers,
See with Clear Eyes with Long I
Bailey Burns, Saying Yoo Hoo Like a Yodeler!

Kaylee Mayhew, Ay Man
Sarah Hassett, Ay! I'm Walking Here!
Sarah Query, Smile with /A/

McKee Cronier, Ee, a Bee!

Hannah Louise Perkinson, Say Weeeee on the Rollercoaster!
Emma Wall, EEE! Says the Seal

III. Growing Independence & Fluency


Lessons for teaching faster reading by making sight words

Abagail Rickerson, Something Smells Like Fluency
Katie Caroline Bennett, Fluent as the Pace of the City

Sherell Brown, Flying Into Fluency
Ash Rogers, Ready, Set, Read!
Anna Shepherd, Becoming Fluent With Amelia Bedelia on Her First Day of School

Bailey Burns, Crawling Into Reading With Corduroy
Kaylee Mayhew, Flying into Fluency
Payton Robertson,
Racing for Reading Genies
Sarah Hassett, Spring into Fluency

Sarah Query, Marching for Fluency
McKee Cronier, Huh, What's Fluency?

Haley Felkins, Jump into Reading!
Haley Dellacio, Having a Party With Fluency
Hannah Louise Perkinson, Hooray For Fluency
Emma Wall, Flying Toward Reading Fluently
Mia Reynolds, The Reading Racer


Lessons for teaching smoother, better phrased, or more expressive reading