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Target text
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 picture*

*Items included below.

State and Model the Objective
Tell the children that they 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

  • 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. 
  • Set up a tent using a large sheet or cloth 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. 

Write the target letter 

  • Give the children a tent picture and help them write the uppercase letter T and lowercase letter t on the tent. 
  • Help the children write the uppercase letter T and lowercase letter t 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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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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