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

I. Emergent Literacy
Lessons for teaching letter recognition
Christie Shelton, C and G up the Coconut Tree
Jessica Acton, Buh! and Duh!
Anna Beth Sanders, Ding Dong, It's D!
Jennifer Overfelt, Roger That!
Carrie Sanders, F Is for Fish
Stephanie Hagler, Baaa! I'm a Sheep!
Lessons for teaching phoneme awareness
Jennifer Hall, Pop, Pop, Popcorn
Misti Clifton, Munching on M
Shona Butcher, Tick Tock Goes the Clock
Sarah Asbury, Eeehh, What Was That?
Desiree Bennett, Slithering Silly Snake
Angela Long, Wemberly's Wonderful Wonders
Lindsay Boshell, Silly Sally Snake
Courtney Hill, Cry Baby
Anna Ludlum, Don't Make That Baby Cry
Elizabeth Crosby, Eager E
Megan Schmidt, Waaa . . . Abby Is Unhappy
Kristin Acuff, Juggling Bugs
Alison Stokes, Sneaky Snake
Mari Manning, Going to the Doctor
Emily Watts, Icky Sticky Piggy
Mandy Woefl, Egg-stra! Egg-stra!
Claire Dugas, Bingo!
Amber Farrulla, Good Grape Soda--Gulp, Gulp, Gulp
Catherine Moore, Pretty P
Leslie Rosebrough, The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Shannon Ritter, Aaaaaaaa! Home Alone!
Annette Lombardi, 'Aaaarrr!' Said the Pirate
Christina Woods, Fishing for F
Meaghan Lambert, The Not-So-Scary Creaky Door!
Rebecca Creecy, Abracadabra /a/ /a/ /a/
Autumn Aldrich, Sucking Our TH Thumb
Lessons for teaching print concepts

Sara Roehm, Words and Sentences
Lana Woods, Rhyme Time

II. Beginning Reading
Lessons for teaching decoding with short vowels
Jennifer Hall, Isabelle the Iguana
Sarah Asbury, Icky Sticky Peanut Butter
Angela Long, Cat on a Mat
Lindsay Boshell, Unopened Umbrella
Courtney Hill, Icky-Sticky Pig
Anna Ludlum, E-e-e-e-eggs in Be-e-ed?
Elizabeth Crosby, Egggggcitable E
Megan Schmidt, Open Up and Say "Ahh"
Alison Stokes, Aaa-aaa-aaa-choo!
Emily Watts, "Aaaaaa!" It's Okay, Baby!
Jessica Acton, Sticky Ricky!
Claire Dugas, Interesting Iggy
Amber Farrulla, Here Kitty, Kitty
Jennifer Overfelt, Hot Rod
Anna Beth Sanders, Poor Crying Baby
Catherine Moore, Mr. Doc
Shannon Ritter, Icky Sticky!
Autumn Aldrich, Uh Oh, It's U
Carrie Sanders, Aaa is Scary!
Stephanie Hagler, Irreplaceable Liz
Lessons for teaching decoding with long vowels
Kristin Acuff, What Do Seals Eat?
Sara Roehm, Jake Makes Cake
Misty Clifton, That Sneaky E!
Leslie Rosebrough, Indians Are Coming!
Lessons for teaching decoding with consonant digraphs and other chunks
Lana Woods, Chuga, Chuga, Choo, Choo
Shona Butcher, Fish, Fish, Fish
Christie Shelton, Chirping Chickens
Mari Manning, CH-ch-ch-ch, CH-ch-ch-ch, CHOO-CHOO!
Mandy Woefl, Sh, Sh, Stop That Noise
Desiree Bennett, Choo Choo Train
Rebecca Creecy, SHHHH! I'm Trying to Read.
Christina Woods, Shhhh--Everyone Is Sleeping
Meaghan Lambert, Swish, Swish, Swish
Annette Lombardi, TH--That's the Truth!
Lessons for teaching blending



III. Growing Independence & Fluency
Lessons for teaching faster reading
Sara Roehm, Go Speed Racer!
Sarah Asbury, Let's Leap Into Great Reading!
Angela Long, Running Towards Fluency
Lana Woods, Cheetah Readers
Jennifer Hall, And They're Off . . . to Reading!
Anna Ludlum, Ready Set Read!
Elizabeth Crosby, Let's Read Faster With Junie
Megan Schmidt, Fun With Fluency
Mari Manning, Go, Speed Reader! Go!
Emily Watts, Faster, Faster, Red Riding Hood!
Mandy Woefl, NASCAR Reading
Misti Clifton, Out of Sight
Claire Dugas, Toad Leaps Into Reading
Amber Farrulla, Sweet Potato Pie Goes Fast
Catherine Moore, The Fast and the Fluent
Leslie Rosebrough, Read to Read?  On Your Mark, Get Set, Go!
Desiree Bennett, Zoom Zoom! Reading Racers!
Lessons for teaching smoother, better phrased, or more expressive reading
Shona Butcher, It's All About Expression
Christie Shelton, I Will Read (Do you hear me?  I mean it!) With Expression
Lindsay Boshell, Get Excited About Expression
Courtney Hill, Expressing Your Reading
Kristin Acuff, Oh, Alexander!
Alison Stokes, Express Yourself!
Jessica Acton, Get Excited!
Shannon Ritter, Don't Be Sick of Reading With Expression!
Annette Lombardi, How to Get Expert Expressionists
Autumn Aldrich, Wow! Excellent!  Oh, Expression!
Rebecca Creecy, It's All About Expression!
Christina Woods, All Aboard the Reading Express
Carrie Sanders, Don't Be Silly--Expression Is Fun!
Stephanie Hagler, Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
Lessons for teaching silent reading
Jennifer Overfelt, Zip the Lip
Meaghan Lambert, Shh! I Am Trying to READ!
Anna Beth Sanders, Polite Readers
Lessons for teaching children to read voluntarily and avidly

IV. Reading to Learn
Lessons for teaching summarization
Anna Ludlum, Slim Down to the Good Stuff by Summarizing
Elizabeth Crosby, Shaking Things Up in Summarization
Megan Schmidt, Let's Sum It Up!
Alison Stokes, Summing It All Up
Mari Manning, It's a Peach of an Idea!
Angela Long, Swoosh--Remember That
Mandy Woefl, Sum-mer Fun!
Emily Watts, Super Summarizer!
Jessica Acton, What's the Point?
Claire Dugas, The 'Bear' Facts About Summarization
Jennifer Hall, Summarization Time
Catherine Moore, Digging Through the Mess to Find the Treasure
Leslie Rosebrough, Sum It All Up!
Desiree Bennett, Summarization Steps
Rebecca Creecy, Simple Steps to Sum It Up
Christina Woods, Short, Sweet, and To the Point
Courtney Hill, Let's Sum It Up
Lindsay Boshell, Successful Summarizers
Christie Shelton, Meatballs, Meatballs, Go Away
Sarah Asbury, Let's Sum It Up
Annette Lombardi, Mapping Out Summarization
Lessons for teaching visualization
Misti Clifton, Seeing What You Read
Sara Roehm, Do You See What I See?
Kristin Acuff, Open the Doors to Imagination
Amber Farrulla, What a Wonderful World
Jennifer Overfelt, Imagine . . .
Anna Beth Sanders, Picture It!
Shannon Ritter, A-B-'See' Is Easy as 1, 2, 3
Autumn Aldrich, I Spy With My Little Mind
Carrie Sanders, Seeing Is Believing
Stephanie Hagler, Seeing Is Believing!
Lessons for teaching children about story grammar
Meaghan Lambert, Map Out the Important Stuff!
Lessons for teaching children to ask or answer questions

Lana Woods, Why?
Shona Butcher, Question What You Read