Rip and Repair

Objective

Recognize and name the letter R.

Lesson Plan

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Target Words:

  • rip
  • repair
  • red

Materials:

  • R coloring page
  • Letter cards
  • R writing practice page
  • Red coloring pencils, markers, or crayons

Overview
The children will rip and repair a letteras they recognize and name the letter R.

Literacy Activities
Rip and repair the letter R

  • Write the letter R on a whiteboard, name the letter, and have the children write the R in the air with their fingers.
  • Give the children the R coloring page and let them color it red.
  • Help the children write the letter 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.
  • This activity can be repeated several times.

More Practice
Identify the target letter

  • Mix up the letter cards, then let the children choose a card one at a time.
  • Help the children decide whether or not the letter on the card is a letter R.
    • If the letter is an R, put it up on the board.
    • If the letter is not an R, place it in the discard pile.
    • If a child misidentifies a distractor letter as an R, have him or her look at the R on the whiteboard and compare it to the letter he or she picked.
  • Allow the children to rip and repair the letter cards.

Write the target letter

  • Give the children the handwriting practice page.
  • Let the children trace the letters, then have them write the letter R on their own using the lines as a guide.

Printouts

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Print

Objective
Recognize and name the letter R.

Materials

  • Letter cards
  • Tape

Activity: Rip and Repair R

  • Mix up the letter cards, 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.
    • If the letter is an R, keep it.
    • If the letter is not an R, discard it.
  • Allow your child to rip the 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 or her to rip and repair the R.
  • The activity can be repeated several times.

R 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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