Lesson Plan : Farm Animals and the Alphabet

Teacher Name:
 Renea Taylor
Grade:
 Grade 2
Subject:
 Language Arts

Topic:
 Farm Animals
Content:
 What are the letters of the alphabet? Which letters make similar sounds? Which letters make unique sounds? what is the first letter of the alphabet? what is the last?
Goals:
 To complete each objective
Objectives:
 Students will identify the names of different farm animals. students will understand that printed letters represents spoken language. students will identify the names of animals that begin with particular letter sounds and draw pictures to represent these living creatures. students will learn the sounds of each farm animal.
Materials:
 Animal alphabet video crayons pencils and erasers white construction paper, 1 per student dry erase bourd and marker or butcher paper and marker, 1 per student print resources with pictures of different animals
Introduction:
 Review the alphabet with the class, letter by letter.What sound does each letter make? Have the class watch Animal Alphabet to identify the letters, their sounds, and animals whose names begin with each letter.
Development:
 Tell the class that thy will make a farm animal book. Divide the students into groups of five. Have each group go over the sounds of each animal in their book before starting.
Practice:
 Make a farm animal book 1.color book pages 2.cut out book pages 3.have teacher staple each book 4.read the book as a class
Accommodations:
 For special needs student the teacher can cut out the book pages or assist the child as they do it. For younger children have the pages already cut out.
Checking For Understanding:
 Use the following three-point rubric to evaluate students' work during this lesson. 3 points:Students were highly engaged in class and group discussins; cearly identrified all the animals on a farm and their sounds; and created colorful and unique drawings that demonstrated a solid understanding of a particular letter and it's sounds. 2 points:Students participated in class and group discussions;adequately identified most of the farm animals and their sounds; and created somewhat colorful and unique drawings that demonstrated a basic understanding of a particular letter and its sounds. 1 point: Students participated minimally in class and group discussions; were unable o identify most of the letters of the alphabet and their sounds; and created incomplete drawings that did not demonstrate a basic understanding of a particular letter and its sounds.
Closure:
 Have the children take the book home and read it to a parent.

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