T Time!

Objective

Recognize and name the uppercase letter and the lowercase letter t.

Lesson Plan

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Target Words:

  • time
  • twirl
  • toss

Materials:

  • Clock face
  • T-shaped spinner for clock
  • Letter cards
  • T Actions
  • Small pieces of paper or sticky notes

Overview
The children will use a special clock to help them tell time as they recognize and name the uppercase letter and the lowercase letter t.

Literacy Activities
T Time

  • Write the uppercase letter T and the lowercase letter t on a whiteboard, name the letters, and have the children write the T and t in the air with their fingers. 
  • Sit in a circle around the spinner and give each child a T letter card.
  • Have a child twirl the T-shaped spinner.
  • When the T-shaped spinner stops, have the children say, “It’s T time.”
  • Instruct the children to perform the T action corresponding to the number where the T-shaped spinner stopped.
  • Play the game until each child has a turn to twirl the spinner.

More Practice
Identify the target letter

  • Show the children the T actions list and have them circle the uppercase letter T and lowercase letter t each time it occurs in the text.

Write the target letter

  • Have the children write the uppercase letter T and lowercase letter t on small pieces of paper or sticky notes.
  • Let the children use the letter cards that they made to repeat the T time activity.

Printouts

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Objective
Recognize and name the uppercase letter T and the lowercase letter t.

Materials 

  • T Actions list
  • Uppercase letter T
  • Clock face
  • Brad or pin

Activity: It's T Time

  • Attach the T to the clock face with a pin or brad to create a spinner. 
  • Help your child make a T letter card to use in the activity. 
  • Take turns spinning the T and saying "It's T time!" each time the spinner stops. Then perform the action on the T Actions list corresponding to the number on the spinner. 
  • Repeat as many times as desired.
  • Have your child circle the uppercase letter T and lowercase letter t each time it occurs in the T Actions list. 

T-Action-List-and-Clock

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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