Research-Based Lessons From Preservice Teachers
Auburn University
Spring 2006
Return to the Reading Genie

I. Emergent Literacy
Lessons for teaching letter recognition
Naomi Lewis, Dancing and Bouncing with Piglet
Kathryne Clark, Max's Magic Magnets
Megan Kerns, Buh Bee and Duh Dee
Shelley Horton, Slithering Silly Snakes
Lauren Parker, Baby Brown Bears
Meghan Ciampi, Let's Pop Some Popcorn
Haley Davis, Z Is for Zeke's Zany Zebra
Erin Dyle, N is for Nest!

Lessons for teaching phoneme awareness
Heather Kenny, P is for Pumpkin
Sarah Byrd, Five Fantastic Frogs
Megan Kasl, Gulping Grape Soda!
Jane Moncrief, Flip Flop Flee
Ashley Wood, Open Wide!

Lauren Barrowclough,
Shelly the Shell Says Shhhhhhh!
Meredith Mosley, The Scary, Creaky Door!
Karla Hollis, Open Wide
Ashley Biggee, Aaaa! Ashley's Scared!
Casey Fullilove, Pop Your P's...Pop! Pop! Pop!
Jeanine Grimes, My Dentist Doesn't Make Me Say /o/
Carrie Smith, J the Jump Rope and G the Jungle Gym
Katheryn Frey, Purple Polly Platypus
Beth Gamble, Mmmm...Mmmm... Yummy
Katie Lincoln, Choo, Choo!
Kristie Fitzgerald, OOOOhhhh Nooo, My Nose!
Morgan Curry, Picking /a/.../a/...Apples

Lessons for teaching print concepts, segmentation, or blending

II. Beginning Reading
Lessons for teaching decoding with short vowels
Kathryne Clark, Can You Open the Creaky Door?
Megan Kerns, Open Wide and Say "Ahhh"
Jane Moncrief, Iiiit's Iiiicky Stiiicky!
Beth Gamble, Up, Up, and Away!
Ashley Wood, Uhh...Don't Punch Too Hard!
Katie Lincoln, Icky Sticky!
Shelley Horton, Icky Sticky!
Lauren Parker, Baseball Blending
Casey Fullilove, Open Up and Say /o/!
Heather Kenny, Yummy in My Tummy!
Haley Davis, Red Gets Fed
Carrie Smith, “Uhhh!”  Says the Whining Child
Katheryn Frey, Abigail Ant
Naomi Lewis, Pooh’s Rumbling Tummy

Lessons for teaching decoding with long vowels and other vowels
Sarah Byrd, The Race to Space
Megan Kasl, Ow! That Hurts!
Meredith Mosley, I Ate Grape Cake!
Lauren Barrowclough, A Seal Who Loves Peaches and Cream
Karla Hollis, Uh Oh!
Jeanine Grimes, AAAAches and PAAAAins
Meghan Ciampi, I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Ice Cream
Erin Dyle, Oh! Let's Go Home!
Morgan Curry, To the Sea...ea=/E/

Lessons for teaching decoding with consonant digraphs and other chunks
Ashley Biggee, Chad's Choo Choooo
Kristie Fitzgerald, Play Ball Ya'll!

Lessons for teaching spelling

III. Growing Independence & Fluency
Lessons for teaching faster reading
Katheryn Frey, Up, Up, Up the Banana Tree
Shelley Horton, Zooming Into Fluency
Katie Lincoln,
Buzz, Buzz, Buzz!
Kathryne Clark, Up, Up and Away With Fluency
Beth Gamble, Around the Bases With Reading
Megan Kerns, On Your Mark, Get Set, Read!
Jane Moncrief, Faster and Faster!
Lauren Barrowclough, Ready, Set, Let's Read!
Casey Fullilove, Fire! Fire! Fire!
Megan Kasl, Ready....Set....Read!
Meredith Mosley, On Your Mark, Get Set, Go!
Karla Hollis, Race to the Finish
Meghan Ciampi, Score With Fluency
Jeanine Grimes, Flying to Fluency
Heather Kenny, Racy Readers!
Haley Davis, Get Ready to Race!
Carrie Smith, Fantastic Fluency
Erin Dyle, Climbing the Mountain of Fluency!
Naomi Lewis, Bounce Into Speedy Reading
Morgan Curry, Climb for Fluency

Lessons for teaching smoother, better phrased, or more expressive reading
Ashley Biggee, Smooth Cat!
Ashley Wood, Give Me Some Expression!
Sarah Byrd, Excellent Expression
Lauren Parker, Yay for Expression!
Ashley Wood, Give Me Some Expression!
Kristie Fitzgerald, A Reading Rockabye

Lessons for teaching children to read silently or voluntarily and avidly

IV. Reading to Learn
Lessons for teaching summarization
Megan Kasl, Tell Me All About It
Jane Moncrief, Let's Summarize
Ashley Wood, Let’s Sum It All Up!
Shelley Horton, 1,2,3...Summing It Up!
Lauren Parker, Summarizing
Lauren Barrowclough, It’s Time to Sum It Up!
Meredith Mosley, Super Duper Summarizer
Casey Fullilove, Summarization in Every Location!
Ashley Biggee, Only the Facts
Heather Kenny, In a Nutshell...
Haley Davis, Sum It Up!
Meghan Ciampi, Strength in Summarizing
Kathryne Clark, Give Me the Facts
Katheryn Frey, What's Important?
Beth Gamble, Super Space Summarization
Katie Lincoln, A Splendid Summarization
Erin Dyle, Catch Those Butterfly Facts!
Naomi Lewis, Summarizing With Eeyore

Lessons for teaching visualization
Megan Kerns, Wizard Vision
Sarah Byrd, Snap a Picture!
Jeanine Grimes, Picture It!
Karla Hollis, Pigs: A Visual Splendor

Lessons for teaching children to ask or answer questions
Carrie Smith, A Quest for Questions
Kristie Fitzgerald, Sunny or Shady?
Morgan Curry, Think and Learn As You Go

Lessons for teaching children about story grammar