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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

Publisher

International Reading Association

 

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LESSON PLANS

Grades   K – 2  |  Lesson Plan  |  Recurring Lesson

Building Phonemic Awareness With Phoneme Isolation

Students improve phonemic awareness through games and chants that help them isolate beginning and ending sounds and connect them with their written symbols (graphemes).

 

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CALENDAR ACTIVITIES

Grades   7 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  May 22

Mister Rogers' Neighborhood premiered in 1967.

After thinking about TV shows, books, and movies from their childhood, students write about what they remember and revisit how they feel about it at an older age.

 

Grades   3 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  March 1

Music in Our Schools Month is in March.

Students explore the effects of music on a story by reading a story, novel, or play, viewing the musical version, and comparing the two. Students can then select a text read in class and create a musical adaptation.

 

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PROFESSIONAL LIBRARY

Grades   K – 5  |  Professional Library  |  Journal

Singing Across the Curriculum

In this article, the author explains how singing can help students learn across the curriculum.

 

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