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A is for Apple: Building Letter-Recognition Fluency

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A is for Apple: Building Letter-Recognition Fluency

Grades K – 2
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Three 60-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Jennifer Prior, Ph.D.

Jennifer Prior, Ph.D.

Flagstaff, Arizona


International Literacy Association


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Student Interactives



Grades   K – 2  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

Gingerbread Phonics

"Run, run, as fast as you can." Students use this refrain from The Gingerbread Man to learn letter-sound correspondence. Students use their new skills to write an online story.


Grades   K – 2  |  Lesson Plan  |  Recurring Lesson

Student of the Day: Create Sound/Letter Understanding With Names

Name games make learning letters fun and interactive in this lesson where students get to know more about each other as they spell out their classmates’ names.


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Grades   K – 2  |  Student Interactive  |  Learning About Language

ABC Match

ABC Match is a game that has students practice letter-recognition fluency while honing their memories. Students match initial letters with pictures, playing either with a timer or without.


Grades   K – 1  |  Student Interactive  |  Learning About Language

Puzzle Me Words

Puzzle Me Words is a fun, educational game for primary students that reinforces letter sounds and how sounds combine to form words.


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