Tents with T

Objective

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

 

Lesson Plan

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Target Words:

  • tent
  • tape
  • trail

Materials:

  • Sheet or large cloth
  • Letter cards
  • Tent graphic
  • Small pieces of paper or sticky notes

Overview
The children will tape the letter T to a tent as they recognize and name the uppercase letter T and the lowercase letter t.

Literacy Activities
Tent with T

  • 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. 
  • Set up a pretend tent using a large sheet or cloth placed over chairs or a table.
  • Spread out the letter cards around the room.
  • Have the children gather the letter cards and help them decide if the letter on the card is the uppercase letter T or lowercase letter t.
    • If the letter on the card is a T or a t, have the children tape it to the tent.
    • If the letter is not a T or a t, place it in the discard pile.
    • If a child misidentifies a distractor letter as a T or a t, have him or her look at the T and t on the whiteboard and compare them to the letter he or she picked.

More Practice
Write the target letter

  • Give the children a tent picture and help the children write the uppercase letter T and lowercase letter t on the tent.
  • Help the children write the uppercase letter T and lowercase letter on small pieces of paper or sticky notes then have the children place the T-letter cards in a trail leading toward the tent.

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

Materials

  • Sheet or large cloth set up as a tent using chairs or a table
  • Letter cards
  • Tent picture

Activity: Tent with T

  • Set up a pretend tent using a large sheet or cloth placed over chairs or a table. 
  • Cut out the letter cards and mix them up. 
  • Have your child choose a card and help him or her decide if the letter on the card is an uppercase T or lowercase t.
  • If the letter on the card is a T or a t, have your child place it in the tent.
  • If the letter is not a T or a t, place it in the discard pile.
  • Help your child write the uppercase letter T and lowercase letter t on the tent graphic. 
  • The activity can be repeated several times.

Tent-Graphic

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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