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Playing Name Bingo with Chrysanthemum

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Playing Name Bingo with Chrysanthemum

Grades K – 2
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Two 30-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Renee Waibel

Champaign, Illinois


National Council of Teachers of English


Materials and Technology





  • Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes or a similar book that focuses on children's names and going to school. Other books that will work for this lesson include Ashok by Any Other Name by Sandra S. Yamate, The Name Jar by Yangsook Choi , and My Name Is Yoon by Helen Recorvits.

  • General art supplies (markers, pencils, crayons, stickers)

  • Chart paper

  • Class list

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