Lesson Designs from Preservice Teachers
Auburn University
Summer 2003
Return to the Reading Genie

I. Emergent Literacy
Lessons for teaching letter recognition

Angela Atkins, Let's Go to the Farm
Whitney Adams, Duh! It's D!
Caroline Jordan, Dee (and Bee) and the Coconut Tree
Aretha Holloway, Gorilla Girl Grows Green with the Letter G
Randi Lipscomb, Zooming Through to Z

Lessons for teaching phoneme awareness
Shelley Bennett, Mmmm, Good!
April Grimmett, Icky Sticky Mess
Jana Bice, The Icky Sticky Kitten
Jessica Pieplow, Iggy Is Stuck in the Icky Sticky Pit
Lindsee Hansard, The Cat in the Hat
Megan Murphy, Happy Reading Rats
Jennifer Wood, The Crying Baby Says Waa! Waa!
Christi Keith, BBBBBBBBBubbles
Jordan Orso, Pop Goes the Popcorn
Laurie Neighbors, A Crying Baby
Joanna Hall, Icky Sticky /i/
Rachael Williams, Aaay, Matey
Amy Graffam, Sammy the Snake
Kasi Lankford, Popping Popcorn
Ginger Outlaw, Uuuuuuh! I Don't Know!
Kate McNamara, Cat in the Hat
Jan Patterson, A Whale of a Tale
Amberlyn Francis, Pick-a-Phonic Picture Books
Candy Duvall, "Ehhhh" I Can't Hear You
Tamara Hill, Hoppin' Pop
Emily Barnes, Have You Ever Been Home Alone--aaaa!
Paige Parker, Baby Pig
Hannah Williams, "Say Aaaaah," Says the Doctor
Kathryn Boyd, Choir Singer Says . . . /o/
Brittany Estes, Sshhh, Be Quiet, We're Trying to Read!
Bethany Bice, The Slimy, Scaly, Slithering Snake
Caroline Cox, Crying Baby
Samantha McCullars, Liz, Igloos, and Indians
Alison Ward, Drum Roll, Please!
Lessons for teaching print concepts

II. Beginning Reading
Lessons for teaching decoding with short vowels
Shelley Bennett, Open Wide
April Grimmett. Ahhhh!
Whitney Adams, Hop Scotch
Jennifer Wood, E-e-e-e, Shut That Creaky Door
Jordan Orso, Scary A-a-a-a!
Laurie Neighbors, The Red Head
Joanna Hall, Ellen the Elephant
Rachael Williams, Rub a Dub Dub
Amy Graffam, Rub a Dub Ducky
Kasi Lankford, Big Pig
Kate McNamara, Rubber Ducky
Candy Duvall, "IIIIH" It Is a Bug!
Randi Lipscomb, Taking a Cruise to u = /u/
Paige Parker, Aaa-aaa-aaa-choo!
Hannah Williams, Ozzy, Ozzy Octopus!
Brittany Estes, Open Your Mouth and Say AH!
Samantha McCullars, Excellent Red
Alison Ward, Hush That Crying Baby!
Lessons for teaching decoding with long vowels and vowel digraphs
Angela Atkins, Lee's Team Goes to the Beach
Jessica Pieplow, Load the Boat to Travel the Moat
Megan Murphy, The Sneaky Reading Team
Christi Keith, Rain, Rain, Go Away
Caroline Jordan, Seals Eat What?
Ginger Outlaw, Ohhhhhhh!  I Get It!
Jan Patterson, Sheepish Ee
Emily Barnes, A? I Can't Hear You
Lessons for teaching decoding with consonant digraphs and other chunks
Jana Bice, The Crash Shook the Ship
Lindsee Hansard, Red Fish-Blue Fish Make a Wish
Aretha Holloway, Shhhhh! . . . She Shouted!
Amberlyn Francis, Hush Lil' Baby
Tamara Hill, Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies
Kathryn Boyd, Chattanooga Choo Choo Train
Bethany Bice, The Fish Says SSHHH!
Caroline Cox, Shhhhhhhh--Not a Peep
Lessons for teaching blending

III. Growing Independence & Fluency
Lessons for teaching faster reading
Shelley Bennett, Speed Read
Angela Atkins, How Fast Can You Go?
Jessica Pieplow, Speedy Reading
Lindsee Hansard, Bookmark Checkmark
Whitney Adams, Speedy Reader
Jordan Orso, On Your Mark, Get Set, Read!
Rachael Williams, Faster, Faster, Faster!
Kasi Lankford, Practice Makes Perfect
Kate McNamara, Speedy Readers
Aretha Holloway, A Speeding Rocket, a Shooting Star . . . It's a Racing Reader!
Alison Ward, Pathway to Fluent Reading!
Lessons for teaching smoother, better phrased, or more expressive reading
April Grimmett, Acting Lessons
Jana Bice, Reread for Success
Jennifer Wood, A Monkey Reads With Expression.  What About You?
Christi Keith, Express Yourself
Joanna Hall, Read, Read, Read!
Caroline Jordan, Fluency With Lon Po Po
Amy Graffam, Welcome to the Reading Cloud
Ginger Outlaw, Don't Be Grouchy!
Jan Patterson, Tell Me About Your Day
Amberlyn Francis, CCCaps for Sale
Tamara Hill, Calling All Actors and Actresses!
Emily Barnes, How Do You Feel?
Paige Parker, Get Attention! Express Yourself When Reading
Hannah Williams, Expression Makes Reading Exciting!
Kathryn Boyd, Thundering Thespians
Brittany Estes, Don't Be Shy, Express Yourself!
Samantha McCullars, Smooth Flying and Grabbing Minds
Lessons for teaching silent reading
Megan Murphy, Shhhhh, I Am Trying to Read!
Laurie Neighbors, Stop, Shush, and Read
Candi Duvall, Sh-Sh-Shush When We Read!
Randi Lipscomb, Quiet as a Mouse
Bethany Bice, Shh!  It's Reading Time!
Caroline Cox, Not a Peep!
Lessons for teaching children to read voluntarily and avidly