King of K

Objective

Recognize and name the uppercase letter K and lowercase letter k.

 

Lesson Plan

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Target Words:

  • king
  • kingdom

Materials:

  • Crown cutouts (see below)
  • K letter cards (see below)
  • Small pieces of paper or sticky notes

State and model the objective

Tell the children they will get to be King of K for the day as they recognize and name the uppercase letter K and the lowercase letter k

Practice the skill within an activity

King K crowns

  • Write the uppercase letter K and the lowercase letter k on the whiteboard, name the letters, and have the children write the K and k in the air with their fingers.
  • Give each child a crown (see below) and some uppercase letter K and lowercase letter k cards (see below) to identify and glue onto their crowns.
  • Help the children trace the uppercase letter K and the lowercase letter k on the letter cards.
  • After the children have glued letter cards to their crowns, staple or tape the ends together to fit the crown on their heads, and have them say “I have a letter K on my crown.” 
  • Have the children put their King of K crowns on, then have them write the letter K in the air with their finger.
  • Have the children look around the "King's kingdom" (the classroom) and point out all of the K letters they see.

Apply the skill

Write the target letter

  • Give the children pencils and small pieces of paper or sticky notes.
  • Have the children write the uppercase letter K and lowercase letter k on the papers (provide support as needed).
  • Have the children attach their hand-written letter cards to their crowns.

Printouts

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Objective
Name and identify the uppercase letter K and the lowercase letter k.

Materials

  • Letter cards (see below)
  • Kingdom picture (see below) 

Activity: King K

  • Take turns choosing a letter card.
  • Ask your child, "Does the King of K keep a ___ in his kingdom?" for each letter.
    • If the letter on the card is the letter K (or lowercase k), have your child respond, "Yes, the King of K keeps a K in his kingdom," and attach the letter to the kingdom picture.
    • If the letter on the card is not a K, set the card aside. 
  • Have your child trace the letter K on each card on the kingdom picture.
  • The activity can be repeated several times.

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Standards

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

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