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Research-Based Lessons From Preservice Teachers
Auburn University
Summer 2006


I. Emergent Literacy
Lessons for teaching letter recognition
Melanie Alvarez, Hooty Hoo
Coleman Ellis, Nothing but Nests
Jenna Goodwin, Boastfully Bouncing Precious Pigs
Lessons for teaching phoneme awareness
Katherine Allsopp, Got the Giggles?
Brittany Bailey, Iiiihhh . . . That's Icky Sticky
Erin Cooper, Timmy the Turtle Goes Tick Tock
Amber DeBlanc, Cranking Cooky Cars
Rachel Edmundson, Ohhhh Me, Ohhhhh My
Reagan Ellenburg, Mama, Do You Love Me?
Mallory Hall, Silly Sally
Chase Holden, My Tooth Is Loose
Sara K. Smelley, Henry Hhhhhowls
Wade Thaxton, Adam's Fat Bat
Abby Watts, G-G-G-Gulp!
Clarissa Williams, Shirley Loves to Shake Her Shakers
Elizabeth Zorn, Aaaaa Choo!
Lessons for teaching concepts about print


II. Beginning Reading
Lessons for teaching decoding with short vowels

Lessons for teaching decoding with long vowels and other vowels

Lessons for teaching decoding with consonant digraphs and other chunks

Lessons for teaching spelling

III. Growing Independence and Fluency
Lessons for teaching faster reading

Lessons for teaching smoother, better phrased, or more expressive reading


Lessons for teaching children to read silently or voluntarily and avidly