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Alphabetizing With Original Stories
|Grades||K – 2|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Three 20- to 40-minute sessions|
MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY
- Appropriate writing instruments
- Illustration materials (e.g., crayons, markers, scissors, glue, collage materials)
- Legal-sized paper or half-sheets of poster board (max. of 13 per student/group)
- Sentence strips or strips of cardstock measuring approx. 2"x11" (max. of 26 strips per student/group)
- Student computers with Internet access and print capability
Grades K – 12 | Student Interactive | Organizing & Summarizing
Students can use this online tool to print an alphabet chart or pages for an alphabet book.
Note: Students should already be familiar with alphabetical order prior to this lesson. This lesson offers continued practice with the concept.
|1.||This lesson provides leveled instruction in alphabetization for basic, intermediate, and advanced students. Decide which students will complete the different tasks based on their ability levels. For the purposes of this lesson, ability levels are defined as follows:
|2.||Decide how many sentence strips or book pages each student or group of students will need, as well as the size of the alphabet book pages (either legal-size paper or half-poster size). Gather all other materials from the Resources section as needed.
|3.||Bookmark the Alphabet Organizer on your classroom computers. (If you experience difficulty, make sure that computers have the most recent version of the Flash plug-in, which can be downloaded for free from the ReadWriteThink Site Tools page.)|