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Lesson Plan

Using Songwriting to Build Awareness of Beginning Letter Sounds

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Grades K – 2
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time One 30-minute session; two 60-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Jennifer Prior, Ph.D.

Jennifer Prior, Ph.D.

Flagstaff, Arizona


International Literacy Association


Materials and Technology





  • Chart paper

  • Drawing materials or computers with a drawing software program installed

  • Markers

  • Paper and pencils

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Verse Frame handout (optional)

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If you are planning to use a drawing software program to create illustrations, prepare to instruct students in how to use the program before beginning the lesson, and schedule time for the class to use the computer lab.

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