To help students identify letters
of the alphabet.
Student will be able to identify
letters in the alphabet and pronounce them phonetically correct.
Alphabet cards, ABC by Dr. Seuss,
Read an alphabet book that gives
examples of the things that start with each letter (work on one or two
only). Suggest to children that they can
come up with their own words for each letter.
- Have the children sit in a circle of
chairs and pass a container of alphabet cards around.
Let each child draw a card. After
handing out the cards, have each child identify their letter and give a
word that starts with that letter.
- Next have the students stand up and
place their card on their chair. Play some
music and have the children march around the circle while music plays. When the teacher stops music, student takes
the card on whatever chair is in front of them, sits down, and repeats
While children are playing game,
take notes of children who are pronouncing letters correctly, who is
trouble pronouncing the letter, and who is having problems coming up
As you are collecting the cards, be
compliment children and ask them what their favorites were for each
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