E Everywhere

Objective

Recognize and name the letter E.

 

Lesson Plan

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Target Words:

  • egg
  • envelope
  • everywhere
  • empty

Materials:

  • Plastic Easter eggs
  • Letter cards
  • Egg carton
  • Envelope
  • Timer

Overview
The children will look for the letter E inside Easter eggs as they recognize and name the letter E.

Literacy Activities
Find the letter E everywhere

  • Place letter cards in plastic Easter eggs and hide the eggs around the room.
  • Write the letter E on a whiteboard, name the letter, and have the children write the E in the air with their fingers.
  • Write the word Egg on the board and point out that Egg starts with the letter E.
  • Have the children look for the plastic eggs and open them to find the letter inside.
  • Support each child in naming the letters inside the eggs. Provide assistance as necessary.
    • If the letter is an E, have the child put the empty egg in the egg carton, and put the letter card in an envelope.
    • If the letter is not an E, have the child leave the egg outside the egg carton and place the letter card in the discard pile.
  • If a child misidentifies a distractor letter as an E, have him or her look at the on the whiteboard and compare them to the letter he or she picked.

More Practice

Write the letter E

  • Have the children write the letter E on small pieces of paper to put in the plastic Easter eggs.
  • Repeat the egg hunt game, letting the children identify the letter inside each egg.

Play ABC hide and seek

  • Provide letter cards.
  • Have the children count the cards to determine how many letters they will need to find.
  • Choose two children to hide the cards in a designated area.
  • Set a timer and send a small group to find the letters.
  • As a group, have the children identify the letters they have found.
  • Play another round if time permits.

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Objective
Recognize and name the letter E.

Materials 

  • Plastic Easter eggs
  • Letter cards 
  • Envelope
  • Small pieces of paper

Activity: E Everywhere

  • Place the letter cards in plastic Easter eggs and hide the eggs around the room.
  • Have your child find the eggs and open each egg to see the letter card inside.
  • Decide together what letter is on each card.
    • If the letter is an E, put it in an envelope.
    • If the letter is not an E, place it in a discard pile.
  • Help your child write the letter E on small pieces of paper.
  • Place the letters inside the eggs and repeat the egg hunt game.
  • The activity can be repeated several times.

Letter Cards

Standards

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1. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RF.K.1.D: Recognize and name all upper- and lowercase letters in the alphabet.

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