R Robe

Objective

Recognize and name the uppercase letter R and lowercase letter r.

Lesson Plan

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Target Words:

  • robe
  • rub
  • raise
  • run
  • round
  • rock

Materials:

  • Robe or picture of a robe (see below)
  • Letter cards (see below)
  • Tape or safety pins

State and model the objective

Tell the children they will help to find the letter R to put on a robe as they recognize and name the uppercase letter R and the lowercase letter r.

Practice the skill within an activity

Put R on a Robe

  • Write the uppercase letter R and the lowercase letter r on a whiteboard, name the letters, and have the children write the and in the air with their fingers.
  • Scatter the letter cards (see below) around the room.
  • Let the children race to gather the letter cards.
  • Help the children decide whether or not each letter is an R (or lowercase r).
    • If the letter is an R, have the children put it near the robe.
    • If the letter is not an R, have them place it in a discard pile.
  • Help the children attach the R (and lowercase r) letter cards to the robe with tape or safety pins, saying "R" every time one is attached.
  • Allow the children to wear the R robe or let them hold up the picture of the robe.

Apply the skill

Write and identify the target letter

  • Help the children write the uppercase letter R and lowercase letter r on small pieces of paper.
  • Lead the children in doing the following actions with their R:
    • Rub the R.
    • Raise the R.
    • Run with the R.
    • Spin to make the R go round and round.
    • Rock back and forth with the R.
  • Make a list of the actions the children did with their Rs (i.e., rub, raise, run, spin round, rock) and have the children circle the letter R or r in the words on the list.
  • Allow the children to attach their letter R to the R robe.

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Objective
Recognize and name the uppercase letter R and the lowercase letter r.

Materials
Letter cards and robe graphic (see below)
Robe (optional)
Tape or safety pins

Activity: R Robe

  • Find a robe for your child to wear (optional) or use the robe graphic (see below).
  • Mix up the letter cards (see below) then have your child choose one card at a time.
  • Decide together whether or not each letter is an R (or lowercase r).
    • If the letter is an R, have your child put it near the robe.
    • If the letter is not an R, place it in a discard pile.
  • Help your child attach the R (and lowercase r) letter cards to the robe (real or paper) with tape or pins.
  • Help your child write the uppercase letter R and lowercase letter r on a piece of paper then allow him/her to attach the paper to the robe. 

Robe-and-Letters

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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