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

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Grades K – 2
Lesson Plan Type Recurring Lesson
Estimated Time Multiple 10- to 20-minute sessions (one session per child)

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Grades   K – 2  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

A is for Apple: Building Letter-Recognition Fluency

Students apply and build their knowledge of letters and letter sounds as they play games and interact with letters online, creating their own ABC book as a final activity.


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Grades   5 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  May 19

Malcolm X was born in Nebraska in 1925.

Students write about the origin of their name and explore the names that Malcolm X used during this life.


Grades   3 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  January 6

Two famous Smiths share this birthday.

Students research Captain John Smith and Jedediah Smith, and compare them. Students then investigate the meaning of their last name.


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