Research-Based Lessons Designed by Preservice Teachers

Auburn University
Fall 2013

 I. Emergent Literacy

Lessons for teaching phoneme awareness

Haley Barnes, Picking Pumpkins for Ms. P
Faith Karl, Wiggly Worms
Katie Price, H-h-hot Dog
Tori Hollifield, The Angry Lion Says R
Maggie Dean, The Baby Cries aaaa
Brooke Evans, Sally's Silly Snake
Katherine Carnes, Tappin' Along with T
Catherine Gardner, Gulping with G
Sharon Masterson, Hank the Phoneme-Finding Hound Dog

Sarah Grace Durrance, Busy Bees Buzzzz Around
Haley Wilson, Sssss says the Slithering Snake
Casey Gaines; Roar like a Lion: /r/
Abby Sykes, Buzzy Bee says "Zzzzzzz"
Janie Brady, Chugging Along with Charlie, the Old Car
Mattie Magill, Mmmm, More Muffins, Mom!
Valerie Bierley, Heavy Breathing with H
Amber Shamburger, Vacuuming with M
Rachel Carter, Mmmm, M is Yummy!
Kylie Brown, Chasing Sprinklers
Colleen Wanner, Chicka Chicka Children
Anna Kochenour, The Bouncing Bunny
Leah Solomon, Slithering Snake

Lessons for teaching letter recognition

Lessons for teaching print concepts or phoneme manipulations


II. Beginning Reading

Lessons for teaching decoding with short vowels
Haley Wilson, Cooling Down With "Aaaaaahhh"
Haley Barnes, UHH...I Don't Understand
Katherine Carnes, Icky Sticky I
Catherine Gardner, Icky I
Brooke Evans, Uhhh... I Don't Know
Maggie Dean, Eh? I cant hear you!
Casey Gaines, The Doctor says "Say Aaahhhhh"
Sarah Grace Durrance, Uhhhh, Said the Confused Caveman
Janie Brady, Uh, Can You Help Me?
Amber Shamburger, Are You Hearing Me, /e/?
Mattie Magill, Aaaa! Who Woke the Babies?
Valerie Bierley, Icky Iguana
Rachel Carter, Acrobatic Adam!
Anna Kochenour, Yucky U

Lessons for teaching decoding with long vowels and other vowels

Sharon Masterson, Uh Oh, Boa Ripped His Coat!
Faith Karl, Aye, aye, Captain
Kylie Brown, Ow! That Hurt!
Tori Hollifield, I, I, Captain!

Lessons for teaching decoding with consonant digraphs and other chunks

Abby Sykes, Ch, Ch, Choo, Choo Train
Leah Solomon, Shelby says "Shhh! Be Quiet"
Katie Price, Shhhh! She's reading S-H!
Colleen Wanner, Shhhhh! The Fish are Sleeping!

Lessons for teaching blending or spelling


III. Growing Independence and Fluency

Lessons for teaching faster reading

Haley Wilson, Fast and Furious: Fluency on the Bus
Haley Barnes, Crosschecking Crocodiles
Katherine Carnes, Flying High with Fluency
Catherine Gardner, Racing Readers
Sarah Grace Durrance, Understanding and Enjoying Fluency
Casey Gaines, Hop Aboard the Fluency Train!
Abby Sykes, Shooting for the Stars
Janie Brady, Swinging into Fluency
Sharon Masterson, Racing Racecars
Faith Karl, Reading on a Rocket
Mattie Magill, Let's Go Racing!
Katie Price, Fun with Fluency
Valerie Bierley, A Fantastic Fluency Party
Rachel Carter, F is for Fluency
Maggie Dean, Speedy Reading
Kylie Brown, Reading Round-Up
Brooke Evans, Sailing to Smooth and Speedy Reading
Colleen Wanner, Speeder Readers!
Anna Kochenour, Read Till We're Fluent
Leah Solomon, Hot for Fluency!

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

Tori Hollifield, It's Just an Expression

Lessons for teaching children to read silently or voluntarily and avidly


IV. Reading to Learn

Lessons for teaching vocabulary

Lessons for teaching summarization

Haley Wilson, Notes to Nutshells
Haley Barnes, Summarizing Super Heroes
Casey Gaines, Super Summarizers
Abby Sykes, It's a Starry Summarization!
Janie Brady, Supercalifragilisticexpiali – SUMMARIZING!
Catherine Gardner, Superb Summarizers!
Faith Karl, Super Sweet Summarization
Katherine Carnes, Spectacular Summarizers
Mattie Magill, Ready...Set...Summarize!
Katie Price, Summing up What Matters
Valerie Bierley, Strategic Summarizing
Sarah Grace Durrance, Summarizing and Vocabulary Are the Keys to Understanding
Maggie Dean, Summing it Up!
Rachel Carter, Super Summarizers
Kylie Brown, Saluting Summarization
Tori Hollifield, Summing Things Up
Brooke Evans, Reading to Remember
Colleen Wanner, Summing it Up!
Leah Solomon, Summarizing Smarts

Lessons for teaching children to ask or answer questions

Sharon Masterson, Curious Questioners

Lessons for teaching visualization

Anna Kochenour, See in Your Mind's Eyes!

Lessons for teaching children about story grammar