Early Literacy Lesson Plans

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What's in a Book?
What's in a Book?
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What's in a Book?
Your EL's will learn all about the parts of a book while praciticing their listening and speaking skills. Can be used as a stand alone or support lesson.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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The Letter H
The Letter H
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The Letter H
Get your preschoolers engaged in recognizing and writing the letter H with tracing, coloring, cutting, and pasting.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
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Alphabet Tree
Alphabet Tree
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Alphabet Tree
Help your students with their letter recognition skills with this lesson that has them make their own Autumn Alphabet Tree. This hands-on activity is great even for the most restless students, as they will constantly have something to do.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
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Celebrating Black History Month with the Sounds of African-American Music: Jazz and Hip-Hop
Celebrating Black History Month with the Sounds of African-American Music: Jazz and Hip-Hop
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Celebrating Black History Month with the Sounds of African-American Music: Jazz and Hip-Hop
What do like to groove to? Bebop or hip-hop? In this Black History Month lesson plan, students will listen to and learn about two music genres heavily influenced by African-Americans. Then they will write about which genre they prefer.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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Practicing P!
Practicing P!
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Practicing P!
In this lesson, students will learn to identify the letter P, create the sound the letter P makes, and complete activities to go along with it! This lesson reinforces letter recognition, phonemic awareness, and writing skills.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
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Here Comes the Letter of the Day: A!
Here Comes the Letter of the Day: A!
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Here Comes the Letter of the Day: A!
Students will have fun as they practice recognizing and writing the letter of the day: A!
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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Reading Games
Reading Games
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Reading Games
ELs will get plenty of practice identifying letters as they go on an alphabet scavenger hunt in this fun letter-focused lesson plan. Can be used as a stand-alone or support lesson for the **Play with Reading** lesson plan.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
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Five Senses Weather
Five Senses Weather
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Five Senses Weather
This science and writing inspired lesson combines the five senses with weather predictions! Kindergarten students will love practicing their observation skills as they imagine tomorrow’s weather.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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Reading Goals
Reading Goals
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Reading Goals
Are your students emerging readers? Use this literacy-focused lesson plan to set summer reading goals and help your students express their opinions about books. Can be used as a stand-alone or support lesson for the **Summer Reads** lesson plan.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
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Multiple-Meaning Words
Multiple-Meaning Words
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Multiple-Meaning Words
This lesson will help students understand multiple-meaning words through the use of artistic and theatrical representation! Use as a stand-alone activity or a support lesson for Let's Compare and Contrast Nonfiction Texts!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Starting to Read
Starting to Read
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Starting to Read
Practicie identifying letters in words with this straightforward lesson plan. In EL Support Lesson: Starting to Read, help students get started with deciphering letters and words. Use this alphabet-focused set of activities to teach your ELs all about beginning letter sounds and expand their letter knowledge. This resource can be used on its own or as support for the lesson Read, Read, Read!
Preschool
Reading & Writing
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Getting to School: A Geography Lesson
Getting to School: A Geography Lesson
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Getting to School: A Geography Lesson
Where in the world do you live? Use this fun geography and math lesson to find out! Students will love creating their very own world map as they learn all about the seven continents.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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One Happy Classroom
One Happy Classroom
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One Happy Classroom
This is a great lesson to use at the start of the school year. The focus is creating one happy classroom! Students will get to know themselves and their peers and describe how they will make the classroom a happy learning place.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
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Copy Cat
Copy Cat
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Copy Cat
Play a fun and interesting game with your students in this lesson! Your students will copy words that you write to become more familiar with new vocabulary!
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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The Quaint Letter Q
The Quaint Letter Q
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The Quaint Letter Q
There will be no question that students will know all about the letter Q after this engaging lesson. Teach your students this letter Q lesson so they can practice identifying, saying, and forming the letter.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
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Word Family Letters
Word Family Letters
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Word Family Letters
In this fun lesson, students will learn about letter writing while practicing reading and spelling words in the same word family. This can be used as a stand-alone lesson or as support to the lesson Pop! Pop! Pop! Words in the -Op Family.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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Venn Diagram Collage
Venn Diagram Collage
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Venn Diagram Collage
Arts and crafts, Venn diagrams, and literature all come together as students compare and contrast stories. Opportunities for student creativity are endless!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Letter Writing Fun
Letter Writing Fun
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Letter Writing Fun
Through this lesson, students will practice writing the letters of the alphabet! They will listen to a story, take part in a sensory activity, and finish with a fun game.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
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Earth Day Trees
Earth Day Trees
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Earth Day Trees
Science offers lots of opportunities for writing! In this lesson, students will celebrate Earth Day with trees, science, and writing.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
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What’s in a Picture?
What’s in a Picture?
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What’s in a Picture?
Help your students connect with a classic read-aloud as they learn about the relationship between illustrations and text.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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The First Letter is...
The First Letter is...
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The First Letter is...
This fun flap book will help your students name the first letter and the beginning sound of zoo animals.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
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We Write About Dinosaurs
We Write About Dinosaurs
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We Write About Dinosaurs
This little dinosaur … helped build vocabulary skills! Introduce your students to writing with this fun class project using a familiar childhood poem. Your class will write their own verses to create a class book.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
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So Many Short A Words!
So Many Short A Words!
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So Many Short A Words!
Students will love becoming alphabet experts as they identify words that begin with the short A sound and create their very own A word posters for their classroom walls!
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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Learning to Read from Left to Right
Learning to Read from Left to Right
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Learning to Read from Left to Right
This is a great lesson to introduce or review introductory literacy concepts with your students!
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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Describing Our Homes
Describing Our Homes
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Describing Our Homes
Kindergarten ELs will love practicing their writing skills as they learn all about homes around the world in this fun hands-on lesson plan! It can be used on its own or as support for the What's in Your Community? lesson plan.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
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Early Literacy Lesson Plans

Introduce children to early literacy concepts, an important first step on the road to reading fluency. Designed for students in the lower grades, these introductory reading and writing lesson plans help children establish a solid foundation in early literacy concepts and include topics such as sequencing events, picture comprehension, sentence features, proper book handling, and more.