Tiptoe to T

Objective

Name and identify the uppercase letter T and lowercase letter t.

Lesson Plan

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Target Words:

  • tiptoe
  • tap
  • tape

Materials:

  • Large letter T (make with butcher paper and lay on the floor in the middle of the room)
  • Letter cards (see below)
  • Small pieces of paper or sticky notes
  • Tape

State and model the objective

Tell the children that they will tiptoe to a T as they practice identifying and writing the uppercase letter T and the lowercase letter t.

Practice the skill within an activity

Tiptoe to 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 tiptoe to the large T on the floor and tap the T with the letter card.
  • If the letter is not T discard it.

Apply the skill

Write the target letter

  • Tape the large T to the wall.
  • Have the children practice writing the letter T (and lowercase t) in the air with their finger.
  • Help the children write the letter T (and lowercase t) on small pieces of paper or sticky notes.
  • Have the children tape their letter cards to the large T paper on the wall.

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Objective 
Name and identify the uppercase letter T and lowercase letter t.

Materials

  • Letter cards (see below)
  • Paper and pencil

Activity: Tiptoe to the Table

  • Mix up the letter cards (see below) and have your child choose a card one at a time. 
  • Help your child decide if the letter on the card is the letter T (or lowercase t). 
  • If the letter is a T or t have your child tiptoe to the table and tap the table with the letter card. 
  • If the letter is not T discard it.
  • Help your child write the letter T (and lowercase t) on small pieces of paper to make new letter cards.
  • Repeat the activity with the new letter cards.
  • The activity can be repeated several times.

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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