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

I. Emergent Literacy
Lessons for teaching letter recognition
Jan-Marie Trageser, Buh, Buh, Buh B!
Leann Patterson, Ribbit, Ribbit
Kendall Goodwin, That Tricky Letter T
Lessons for teaching phoneme awareness
Shay Mink, OOOhhh, My Toe!
Melinda McDonald,Do You Hear That Crying Baby?
Lyndsay York, Harry, the Hungry, Hungry Hippo
Alyssa Williams, The Icky in Sticky
Darby Wallingsford, Ehhh? I Can't Hear You!
Leslie O'Neal, Hop on Pop - Short o
Misty Willoughby, The Creaky Door Says /e/
Beth Tyler, Smiling Snake
Christi Stewart, Aaaaachew!
Kara Oglesby, Growing Tiger . . . Rrrrr
Julie Miller, Billy's Blue Ball
Lindsey Waits, Charlie Chose Cheese
Yolanda Routh, Cracking Sticks
Lessons for teaching print concepts

II. Beginning Reading
Lessons for teaching decoding with short vowels
Shay Mink, Aaaa! Being Happy!
Lindsey Waits, The Big Pig
Darby Wallingsford, Rub a Dub in the Tub
Leann Patterson, Lucky Ducky
Leslie O'Neal, Beginning Reading - Short e
Beth Tyler, "Baaaaa," Said the Sheep
Christi Stewart, Eddie the Egg
Kara Oglesby, Olly Olly Oxenfree
Lessons for teaching decoding with long vowels and vowel digraphs
Melinda McDonald, Beat the Heat
Lyndsay York, Meet Lee, the Sleepy Bee
Alyssa Williams, Beat the Heat
Yolanda Routh, Old Lady Says /A-A-A/?
Lessons for teaching decoding with consonant digraphs and other chunks
Misty Willoughby, The Choo Choo Train
Julie Miller, Chug-a-Chug-a Choo Choo
Lessons for teaching blending
Jan-Marie Trageser, A Tisket-A-Tasket, Let’s Make a Flower Basket!
Kendall Goodwin, Method for Teaching the Blending of Sounds

III. Growing Independence & Fluency
Lessons for teaching faster reading
Lindsey Waits, Get Lucky!
Alyssa Williams, We Gotta Book It!
Darby Wallingsford, Speedy, Speedy Students Reading Fast
Leslie O'Neal, Practicing Smarter, Not Harder, Is Best!
Beth Tyler, Ready, Set, Read!
Christi Stewart, Ready, Set, Read!
Kara Oglesby, Ribbit, Ribbit: Leap Into Speedy Reading
Lessons for teaching smoother, better phrased, or more expressive reading
Shay Mink, The Tell Tale Students
Melinda McDonald, Expression Is the Key
Lyndsay York, Hop on the Express Train to Read Expressively
Jan-Marie Trageser, Say It With FEELING!
Leann Patterson, "Doggone Good" at Expression
Misty Willoughby, Boom With Expression!
Julie Miller, Expressive Eloquent Experts
Lessons for teaching silent reading
Kendall Goodwin, SHHH! It Is Time for Silent Reading
Yolanda Routh, Sh-Sh-Sh-Sh-SHHHHHH Reading
Lessons for teaching children to read voluntarily and avidly

IV. Reading to Learn
Lessons for teaching summarization
Shay Mink, What's Important to You?
Lyndsay York, Summing It All Up
Alyssa Williams, Sum Stuff
Darby Wallingsford, Summarization Made Easy
Jan-Marie Trageser, Can Anyone Draw Me a Map?
Leann Patterson, Summing Up "Penguins on Parade"
Kendall Goodwin, Lesson for Teaching Summarization
Misty Willoughby,Summing It All Up in a Nutshell
Kara Oglesby, Fun With Summarizing
Lindsey Waits, Read and Get Smart
Yolanda Routh, Let's Sum It Up
Lessons for teaching visualization
Melinda McDonald, What Do You See?
Christi Stewart, Seeing the Picture
Julie Miller, Paint a Picture
Lessons for teaching children about story grammar
Leslie O'Neal, Show Me That You Understood What You Just Read!
Lessons for teaching children to ask or answer questions
Beth Tyler, Hmmm? Who, What, Where, When, and Why