Teacher's Tasty Treats

Objective

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

Lesson Plan

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Target Words:

  • teacher
  • tasty
  • treat
  • twist
  • turn

Materials:

  • Treats to form into the shape of a letter T (e.g., licorice, taffy, pretzel sticks)
  • Plates or napkins
  • Small letter cards (see below)
  • Large letter cards (see below)

State and model the objective

Tell the children they will make some tasty treats as they recognize and name the uppercase letter T and the lowercase letter t.

Practice the skill within an activity

Tasty Treats

  • Introduce “Teacher’s Tasty Treats” to the children (e.g., licorice, taffy, or pretzels) and explain that the children will find letter cards with the letter T then make their treats in the shape of a T.
  • Mix up the small letter cards (see below) and have the children choose a card one at a time.
  • Help the children decide if the letter on the card is the letter T (or lowercase t).
    • If the letter is a T or t have the children place it by the tasty treats.
    • If the letter is not a T, have them place it in a discard pile.
  • Have the children wash their hands then give the children a large letter card (see below) to place on a plate or napkin.
  • Pass out “Teacher’s Tasty Treats” and let the children make their tasty treats into the shape of the letter T (and lowercase t) by twisting, turning, and if needed, breaking them to cover the letters on the large letter card.
  • Allow the children to eat their tasty treats.

Apply the skill

Identify the target letter

  • Write a variety of letters on the board, with the majority of them being the uppercase letter T and the lowercase letter t.
  • Let each child have a turn circling a letter T on the board as you encourage them to remember what their “tasty Ts” looked like.

Write the target letter

  • Have the children write the letter T (and lowercase t) in the air with their finger then have them write the letter on their plate or napkin.

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

Materials

  • Letter card (see below)
  • Tasty treats to form into the shape of a T (e.g., licorice, taffy, pretzel sticks)
  • Paper
  • Pencil

Activity: Tasty Treats

  • Gather a tasty treat (e.g., licorice, taffy, pretzel sticks).
  • Help your child make their tasty treat into the shape of a T by using it (or pieces of it) to cover the uppercase letter T and lowercase letter t on the letter card (see below).
  • Let your child eat the tasty treats.
  • Help your child practice writing the letter T (and lowercase t).

T-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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