Research-Based Lessons Designed by Preservice Teachers

Auburn University
Summer 2013


I. Emergent Literacy

Lessons for teaching phoneme awareness
Bekah Stockton, The Dozing Dog
Holly Cartwright, Blowing Big Bubbles With B
Tony Beaird, Bang on Drums with B
Sydney Taylor, Zip Your Zipper With Z
Tyler Nay, Boating With B
Jade Jipson, Zipping up Zippers

Jessica Heron, T-t-tick T-t-tock Said the Clock

Beth Harrelson, My Beating Heart: Learning the Phoneme /b/

Presley Hawkins, Sassy Sally Sees a Scary Snake

Devin Baumgarten, G...G...Gulping Gatorade With G
Tijera Marshall, Blowing B-B-B-Balloons for the Birthday Bash!

Kathryn Byers, Popping P's with Popcorn

MaeLee Mathis, Shhhh! Be Quiet!
Sammi Pike, Bouncing B's
Casey Piper, Buzz Buzz says the BumbleBee

Catherine Edwards, "Baaaaaaa!" Said the Lamb

Emma Jaggears, Short A, the Cry Baby

Casey Moore, Wander the World With the Worrywarts!
Stephanie Howard, Wa Wa Wash with W
Katlin Higgins, Sneaky Snake Says Sssss
Rainer Rawlinson, RRRRRoaRRRR Like a Lion
Brianne Arps, The Hot Dog

Lessons for teaching letter recognition
Shanley Hicks, Mind Your P's and Q's

Lessons for teaching print concepts or phoneme manipulations


II. Beginning Reading

Lessons for teaching decoding with short vowels
Stephanie Howard, Under My Umbrella

Bekah Stockton, Alligator Adam's Apple

Rainer Rawlinson, Elephant in the Elevator

Kathryn Byers, The Baby Cried Waaaaaa, /a/!
Casey Piper, AAAA! You Scared Me!
Catherine Edwards, Uhhhh...What Did You Say?

Emma Jaggears, Yucky U
Casey Moore, Eleanor the Elephant
MaeLee Mathis, Ah, Ah, Open Up!
Katlin Higgins, Open Wide and Say Aaahhh
Jade Jipson, Baaa Says the Sheep
Devin Baumgarten, Say /o/ for the Doctor
Shanley Hicks, AAAAAA! You Scared Me!
Tijera Marshall, Icky Drippy Ice Cream
Brianne Arps, Now Say /o/!

Lessons for teaching decoding with long vowels and other vowels
Jessica Heron, Ayy, Matey
Sydney Taylor, Abe the Ape
Tyler Nay, Blake Played in the Shade with Wade
Presley Hawkins, Oh No! I Dropped a Cheerio

Tony Beaird, Ayy! That's Sneaky as a Snake!
Beth Harrelson, Spooky With OO

Lessons for teaching decoding with consonant digraphs and other chunks
Sammi Pike, Shhhhh Shouts the Short Librarian

Lessons for teaching blending or spelling


III. Growing Independence and Fluency

Lessons for teaching faster reading
Casey Piper,  Fluency Fun with Junie B. Jones
Kathryn Byers, Read, Set, Read and Repeat!

Emma Jaggears, Practice, Practice, Practice Till We’re Fluent, Fluent, Fluent!
Casey Moore, Read, Read, Big Dog
Catherine Edwards, Fluency Is Fantastic!
Stephanie Howard, The Fluency Express!

MaeLee Mathis, Racing to Read Better
Katlin Higgins, Getting Fancy with Fluency
Bekah Stockton, Go Reader Go
Presley Hawkins, Flying Through Fluency
Sydney Taylor,
Ready, Set, Read!
Jessica Heron, Racing Racecar Fluency
Holly Cartwright, Crosschecking Crocodiles
Jade Jipson, Cycling Our Way to Fluency!
Tony Beaird, Blast Off With Reading!
Shanley Hicks, Read, Read, Read and Repeat
Tijera Marshall, On Your Mark, Get Set, READ!
Rainer Rawlinson, Blast into Reading Fluency
Beth Harrelson, Bounding in Fluency
Brianne Arps, If at First You Don’t Succeed, Try, Try Again!
Tyler Nay,
Scaling the Mountain

Lessons for teaching smoother, better phrased, or more expressive reading
Sammi Pike, Express Yourself
Devin Baumgarten, Fabulous Fluency

Lessons for teaching children to read silently or voluntarily and avidly