Rip and Repair

Objective

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

Lesson Plan

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Target Words:

  • rip
  • repair

Materials:

  • R coloring page (see below)
  • Letter cards (see below)
  • R writing practice page (see below)

State and model the objective

Tell the children that they will rip and repair (fix) a letteras they recognize and name the uppercase letter R and the lowercase letter r.

Practice the skill within an activity

Rip and repair the letter R

  • Write the uppercase letter R and the lowercase letter r on a whiteboard, name the letters, and have the children write the R and r in the air with their fingers.
  • Give the children the R coloring page (see below).
  • Help the children write the uppercase letter R and lowercase r in the space around the letter on the coloring page.
  • Let the children rip the R by tearing the coloring page.
  • Ask the children to repair (fix) the R by taping the paper back together.
  • Have the children write the lowercase letter r on a new page or the back of the coloring page and repeat the activity.

Apply the skill

Identify the target letter

  • Mix up the letter cards (see below) then let the children choose a card one at a time.
  • Help the children decide whether or not the letter on the card is an R (or lowercase r).
    • If the letter is an R, put it up on the board.
    • If the letter is not an R, place it in a discard pile.
  • Allow the children to rip and repair the R (and lowercase r) letter cards.

Write the target letter

  • Give the children the handwriting practice page (see below).
  • Let the children trace the letters then write the letter R (and lowercase r) on their own using the lines as a guide.

Printouts

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

Materials

  • Letter cards (see below)
  • Tape

Activity: Rip and Repair R

  • Mix up the letter cards (see below) then let your child choose a card one at a time.
  • Help your child decide whether or not the letter on the card is an R (or lowercase r). If the letter is an R, keep it. If the letter is not an R, discard it.
  • Allow your child to rip the R (and lowercase r) letter cards.
  • Have your child repair the cards by taping them back together.
  • Help your child write the letter R on a piece of paper then allow him to rip and repair the R.
  • The activity can be repeated several times.

R-Letter-Cards

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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