Research-Based Lessons Designed by Preservice Teachers
I. Emergent Literacy
Lessons for teaching phoneme awareness and letter recognition
Kassidy McCullough, A Slithering Snake Says Ssss… with S (/s/ sound)
Sally Kale Bussman, Poppin' Bubbles with P
Hannah Burke, Lets get Crackin' with K
Maggie McCullough, Mmm, Mmm, Mmm. That was Yummy! Learning M with Miss Maggie
Meredith Worley, Making Marvelous Muffins with M
Najla Vance, Learning Letter L with Little Ladybug
Maggie Barry, Count the Ticks the Clock Makes with /t/
Katie Clark, Baking Blueberry Bread with Betsy Bloom
Kallie Basden, Billy the Busy Bee
Elizabeth Bennett, Bounce the Ball with B
Sarah Allaway, Snake Slide with S: Learning the Phoneme /s/
Haley Kantor, G-g-g-g Gulp It Down
Adrienne Hill, Pop Goes the Popcorn
Morganne Cieslak, Mountains of M's
Ashton Baker, Popping Like Popcorn with P
Erin Korn, Clicking Camera with C
Jaima Griffith, Tick Tock With T
Ashton Wells, Slithering Into S
Leslie Daniel, Buzzing Around with Z
Lauren Miley, Bounce the Ball with B
Barnes, Slithering Snakes with S
Haley Lushington, Do the Sprinkler with D
Avery Greer, Dog Tired with H
Jessie Floyd, Hiss Like a Snake with S
Caitlin Brown, Digging the Dirt with D
Emma Ayers, Vroom goes the Motorcycle with V
Madeline Langley, Bouncing the Basketball
Kelly Jones, Zig Zag Z
Madison Keith, Quack Like a Duck with Q!
Julie Clark, Bouncing the Ball with a B!
Kelsey Williams, Playing the Kazoo with the Letter Z
Jenna Walzer, Pack a Party Picnic with P
Carley Prichard, Monkeys Making Magic Muffins
Harrell, Clacking the Horseshoe
Katherine Mack, Victoria Vacuums Vehicles
Raven Hunter, P-P-Popping Bubbles
Sara Smith, Popping Popcorn with P
Jayme Moorer, Brushing Your Teeth With F
Lauren Henson, Buzzing Bumblebees Begin with B
Maggie Neal, Danny the Dinosaur Dances with DVirginia O’Reilly, Ride a Roller Coaster with R
Bridgett Davis, Turn the Helicopter Blades with W
Molly Cranston, Bouncy B's
Jennifer Adwell, Dangers, Dinosaurs, and the Letter D
Rebekah Kennedy, Beating the Drum with B
Mary Lee Livingston, Bounce the Basketball with B!
Sarah Ray, Pop Goes the Popcorn
Courtney Walker, The Slithering S
Mary Madison Foshee, Zipping Zippers
Haylee Runyan, Monkeys on the Moon
Mary-Cathryn Parker, Munching Muffins with /M/
Sara Purvis, Making Milkshakes with Molly
Wynne Pietrantoni, The time Tully lost a tooth
Ariel Lavish, Tammy’s Tiny Turtle
Taylor Panther, Meals that Make Me “Mmm”
Tess von Gal, Wiggle With Willy the Wandering Worm
Sarah Kowal, Learning S with Sally Snake
Kendall Peel, The Bug Bumbles by with B
Madison Huckaby, Millie Mooed and Mooed for More Milk
Katie Brown, Making Muffins with M
Cristina Perez, "D" with Ditzy Dino's
Ellie Mulvaney, Owls H-H-Hooting
Elizabeth Callaway, Vikings Voyage with V
Joy Boldt, Cars b-b-beeping
Sarah Kathryn Richardson, The Flying Fox
Kathryn Foy, Miss Foy's Blue Bouncy Bunny Design
II. Beginning Reading
Lessons for teaching decoding with short vowels
Sally Kale Bussman, Uhhhh, I Don't Know!
McCullough, Uhh, Let me Think! Learning U
Maggie Barry, Uhhh--A Caveman’s Favorite Expression
Lauren Miley, Uhhh, I Don't Know
Ashton Barnes, Icky Sticky Letter I
Haley Lushington, Open the Door with E
Madeline Langley, Show Me Your Teeth… Say “Ahh!”
Madison Keith, AAAA!! Ghost! It's Halloween!
Kallie Basden, Icky Sticky I
Ashton Baker, Icky Sticky Drippy /i/
Morganne Cieslak, Ehhh What's Up, Short e?
Mack, Oliver the Yawning Octopus
Jayme Moorer, Icky Sticky Syrup
Lauren Henson, Doc Says, "Open wides and say Ahhh!"
Maggie Neal, "Uhh" can you say that again?
Katie Clark, The Icky Sticky Piggy
Molly Cranston, Ugly Uhh's
Raven Hunter, Icky, Drippy, Sticky Ice Cream
Sarah Ray, Icky, Icky, Icky this Bubblegum is Sticky!
Mary Madison Foshee, Icky Sticky I
Katie Wickes, The Icky Sticky Drink
Anna Pruitt, The Icky Iguana
Mary-Cathryn Parker, Iggie the Iguana's Icky Sticky Insects
Ariel Lavish, Olivia Says /o/ at the Doctor
Taylor Panther, Rob the Dog Is a Slob
Gabrielle Endacott, Ehhh Says the Grandma
Madison Huckaby, Say Ahhh for the Doctor
Katie Brown, Icky Sticky Skittles
Elizabeth Callaway, Icky Iguana
Joy Boldt, Bob the Doc
Sarah Kathryn Richardson, Dog named Spot
Kathryn Foy, Miss
Foy's Icky Piggy Design
Lessons for teaching decoding with long vowels and other vowels
Kassidy McCullough, Caaaaakkkeee!
Rebecca Harrell, The Long A Nay Nay, Ayyyy
Hannah Burke, The Bride says, "I Do!"
Meredith Worley, Say, Lets Make Cake!
Erin Korn, Let's Bake A Cake!
Jenna Walzer, Weeee, Slides Are Fun!
Jaima Griffith, “AYYYY” with /A/
Ashton Wells, Long A with Mr. Pirate
Leslie Daniel, Arr, Ahoy Matey! Learn /ar/ with Pirate Arlo
Avery Greer, Yay for /A/!
Caitlin Brown, Bake a Cake with Jake
Emma Ayers, Hey, Let’s Go to Outer Space!
Jessie Floyd, Hey! Let’s Shake!
Najla Vance, Sticky Slick Slime
Sara Smith, Tweet Tweet
Rebekah Kennedy, Ow, That Hurts!
Mary Lee Livingston, It's a Great Day!
Ellie Mulvaney, Say Yaaay for A
Lessons for teaching decoding with consonant digraphs and other chunks
Cristina Perez, SHH it's time to Learn SH
III. Growing Independence and Fluency
Lessons for teaching faster reading with comprehension
Kassidy McCullough, Growing Independent Like a Tree and Racing Towards Fluency!
Sally Kale Bussman, If You Teach a Mouse Fluency...
Burke, Falling into Fluency
Erin Korn, Running Into Fluency
Meredith Worley, Finish Line Race to Fluency
Lauren Henson, I Can't "Bear" to Read Without Fluency
Jessie Floyd, Finding Food for Friendly Squirrels with Fluency
Jaima Griffith, Fishing for Fast Fluency
Ashton Wells, A Fluency Lesson from Dinosaurs
Leslie Daniel, Fired Up for Fluency
Barry, Flying With Fluency
Kelly Jones, Leaping into Fluency
Madison Keith, Read with Speed!
Julie Clark, Fall into Fluency
Kelsey Williams, It's a Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day Without Fluency
Jenna Walzer, Driving Towards Fluency
Najla Vance, Giddy Up for Fluency
Haley Kantor, Speedy Reading Like a Cheetah!
Morganne Cieslak, Making Muffins with Fluency
Katherine Mack, Fishing for Fluency
Sara Smith, Riding Into Fluency
Jayme Moorer, FALL-ing into Fluency
Maggie Neal, Begging for Fluency
Katie Clark, Wagging Through Fluency With Charlie
Emma Ayers, Fluency, reading can be so easy it’s like magic!
Virginia O’Reilly, Hop into Fluency!
Raven Hunter, Fast and Fluent Wins the Race
Bridgett Davis, Pedaling for Fluency
Molly Cranston, Making Friends with Fluency
Jennifer Adwell, Growing Into Fluency
Rebekah Kennedy, Floating to Fluency
Mary Lee Livingston, Falling into Fluency
Sarah Ray, 3, 2, 1 . . . Read!
Courtney Walker, Oh, the Books You'll Read!
Mary Madison Foshee, Playing With Fluency
Katie Wickes, Ride Into Reading
Anna Pruitt, Singing and Dancing Our Way Through Fluency
Haylee Runyan, Wild About Fluency
Mary-Cathryn Parker, Cruising Into Fluency with Cars
Sara Purvis, Scoring with Fluency
Wynne Pietrantoni, Hop into Fluency
Ariel Lavish, Fluency with Pirates!
Taylor Panther, Fast, Fearless Fluency
Gabrielle Endacott, Flying Fluently Into Charlotte’s Web
Tess von Gal, Fabulous Fluency!
Sarah Kowal, Flying High with Fluency
Kendall Peel, Flying Fun for Fluency
Madison Huckaby, Read, Read, Read to Succeed
Katie Brown, Pancake Flipping Fluencyc
Cristina Perez, Fun with Fluency
Ellie Mulvaney, Jumping into Fluency
Elizabeth Callaway, Flying Fluently Into Space
Joy Boldt, Fancy Fluency
Sarah Kathryn Richardson, Driving to School for Fluency
Kathryn Foy, Miss Foy's Fast and Furious Design
Lessons for teaching smoother, better phrased, or more expressive
Maggie McCullough, Smooth Like Fluency!
Prichard, Feeling Fluency with Junie B. Jones
IV. Reading to Learn
Lessons for teaching summarization
Carley Prichard, Stung with Summarization
Avery Greer, You OTTER Know How to Summarize!
Kassidy McCullough, Swimmerizing the Tale of a Big Whale
Caitlin Brown, Stomping into Summarization
Hannah Burke, Great White Summarize
Sarah Allaway: "Hey Google, What is Summarization?”
Jessie Floyd, Summarizing with Slow, Silly Sloths
Worley, Swimming Straight into Summarization
Maggie McCullough, Sweet Summarizing with About-Point!
Jenna Walzer, Savvy Summarizing
Sarah Ray, Searching for Summarization
Ashton Baker, Learning to Balance Summaries
Jaima Griffith, Pulling it All Together
Maggie Barry, Swimming with Sea Turtles Through Summarization
Katherine Mack, Sliding into Summarization
Jayme Moorer, Soaring into Summarization
Madison Keith, Summarization Nation!
Ashton Barnes, Smooth Sailing into Summarization
Lauren Henson, Stop, Drop, and Summarize
Maggie Neal, Bearable Summarization
Katie Clark, Swimming Like Marlins Into Summarization
Emma Ayers, Soaring into learning from reading!
Rebekah Kennedy, Super Summarizers
Mary Lee Livingston, Stepping into Summarization
Sarah Ray, Searching for Summarization
Mary-Cathryn Parker, Floating through Space Towards Summarization
Sara Purvis, Summarization Swimming with Penguins
Wynne Pietrantoni, Spot on Summarization
Ariel Lavish, Sleeping into Summarization
Taylor Panther, Let’s Sum It Up!
Gabrielle Endacott, Summarizing as Swift as a Swan
Tess von Gal, Ssssummarizing Snakes!
Sarah Kowal, Summarizing with Sea Turtles
Kendall Peel, Summarizing in the Sea
Madison Huckaby, Buzzing to Summarize
Katie Brown, Sprinting into Summarization
Cristina Perez, What's that you say?
Ellie Mulvaney, Slithering into Summarization
Elizabeth Callaway, Summarizing Who was George Washington
Joy Boldt, Summarization Station
Sarah Kathryn Richardson, Hopping into Summarization
Kathryn Foy, Miss Foy's Shining Summaries Design
Lessons for teaching visualization
Kelsey Williams, Losing our "Mayan"-ds (minds) About Reading!
Lessons for teaching children to ask or answer questions
Leslie Daniel, Read, Think, and Question, Baby! That's My Strategy