Kindergarten and Primary English Language Arts Lesson Plans 85 to 200

  • Alphabet Box - In this lesson, students can see and touch items that represent the words they have been learning.
  • A Story in Sequence - Remembering the order in which events happen is a large part of any story. In the following lesson, students will be challenged to make pictures that show the events of their own stories.
  • All My Feelings - A reading and writing lesson for individual small group instruction where students use personal experiences to describe five different feelings.
  1. Proper Nouns - Given a sentence, the students will correctly locate and circle a proper noun that is not .
  2. Questioning Comprehension - The students will make predictions based on the book's illustrations and portions of the stories.
  3. Reading and Recall - Reading and recall of an event in the story.
  4. Reading with Blend Concepts - The students are expected to blend 2-4 phonemes using words identified in the text.
  5. Reading Words With Long A - The student will be able to read words with a long /a/ followed by a consonant and a silent /e/.
  6. Remember Me ABC Game - To know the letters of the alphabet and match upper and lower case letters together, so that they are able to write using lower case letters.
  7. Researching Animals - This lesson will also teach the children about researching topics which is a good skill for later on.
  8. Reviewing Letters of the Alphabet - The learner will develop and apply enabling strategies and skills to read and write.
  9. Rhyming Words Journal - The learner will use naming words and rhyming words to create a daily journal.
  10. Santa Claus Story - To complete a book that each child in the classroom has contributed to and made their own.
  11. Santa Clause - Upon completion of the lesson, the student will be able to examine a story with comprehension and be able to re-tell their story to the class.
  12. Sentence Sequencing/#15/Pennies - Students will cut out words in a sentence strip, place them in the correct order and glue them onto their worksheet.
  13. Sentence Structure - Remind students of prior lesson when we talked about sentences and made silly sentences with our word cards.
  14. Sequencing A Story - Students will understand that sequencing means remembering directions or the events of a story from the beginning to the end.
  15. Sequencing Through Song - Students will review Halloween vocabulary and will learn the sequence and step by step process of making a Jack-O-Lantern.
  16. Sequencing Writing Ideas - Students will gather and organize ideas and information to write for an intended purpose.
  17. Shapes Are All Around Us - How can we illustrate basic shape differences?
  18. Short-Vowel Sounds - TLW read and be able to identify words that have short-vowel sounds.
  19. Short e Vowel Sounds - Students will read the list of short e words and select the word that explains the picture.
  20. Signs are for Reading - The students will be able to recognize Street Signs and Store Signs through pictures in the story and discussion in small and large groups.
  21. Sounds Like Homonyms - The students will understand what Homonyms are and give specific examples.
  22. Spelling Review - A basic review technique.
  23. Step Into Someone Else's Shoes - The students will be able to relate to details from the story to come up with a skit in which bullying occurs as well as a plan for how to deal with bullying.
  24. Story Sequencing-The Very Hungry - Story sequencing and retelling activity of the book "A Very Hungry Caterpillar".
  25. Teaching Information Literacy - Students will blend onsets and rimes in one-syllable words.
  26. Teaching Word Endings - To show students proper sentence structure and context using correct endings on past tense and present and future tense.
  27. Teasing and Bullying - The students will explore and learn ways that others may react to people with speech impediments.
  28. The Alphabet and Letters - Becoming fluent in letter recognition helps children to become more familiar and at ease with the alphabet.
  29. The C Generalization - Students will be able to tell the difference between the two c sounds.
  30. The Rhyming Train Game - The goal of this lesson is to have the students describe words that rhyme.
  31. The Rooms In a House - They match the pictures that is related to each room, read the words,and copy them using the tactile sense.
  32. The Tools For Telling Time - Students will identify the tools needed to tell time and be able to tell time to the hour on a digital and analog clock. analog clock digital clock hour hand minute hand.
  33. Theme 5 Family Time - TLWD knowledge of phonics by identiflying contractions and the words they stand for.
  34. Three Little Kittens - The students will work together to discuss and summarize stories.
  35. Vowel Diphthongs - I will explain that some vowels make a special sound when they are next to each other and these vowels cannot be sounded out individually.
  36. Wacky Tales - The student will feel that they, the student, created their own story.
  37. What Do You Do in Your Freetime? - Understanding how to make an interrogative sentence to get personal information from others and applying it freely to real conversation.
  38. Why Am I Different? - Students will work together to discover how they are different from each other and what qualities make them unique.
  39. Word Family Race - To create word family flip books of words by adding initial letters to rhymes.
  40. Word Learning Strategy - The learner will identify vocabulary words taken from the reading selection, Thunder and Lightning.
  41. Word Sort/Homophones - To match homophones that have the same meaning and pronunciation.
  42. Writing Activity: Leave Frogs Alone - Children will write a 'story' in response to a picture of a little boy releasing a frog back into a pond.
  43. Writing to Teach - Students will write a three page paper on a topic of their choice.
  44. Alphabet Round-Up - Most kids are familiar with Alpha-bits cereal. In this lesson, students actually get to play with their food, while learning to spell. Spelling never tasted so good!
  45. Bean Bag Nouns - The following lesson incorporates movement with learning. Students strive to remember and name the different types of nouns depending on which space their bean bag lands on.
  46. Bendaroo Spelling - Bendaroo's are almost like a pipe cleaner, but waxy and sticky. This would be a good lesson for the beginning of the year.
  47. Block Relay - This spelling relay is a great activity that will get students up and moving as they review their spelling words within a friendly competition.
  48. Bubblegum Blends - As students progress and become more confident with consonants, they will begin blending them together. This lesson will bring their attention to which consonants make up the blends within the new words they have been learning.
  49. Bubbles Everywhere - To use sensory details to write sentences about things students have experienced.
  50. Busy Bee Vowels - By participating in the following activity, students will begin to recognize the letters that make the short vowel sounds they have been hearing and saying in class.
  51. Chicka Chicka Boom Boom - The student will be able to use flannel board pieces to re-tell the story of Chicka Chicka Boom Boom.
  52. Chicken Soup with Rice - "I told you once, I told you twice, all seasons of the year are nice for eating Chicken Soup with Rice." Kids love poetry, and they will enjoy learning the poems in this book throughout the year.
  53. Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs - In this activity, students imagine what they would like to have fall from the sky every day and describe what happens when too much of it falls at once.
  54. Collaborative Writing - This lesson introduces children to the writing process through collaborative writing. After listening to a recording of jungle sounds and reading Where The Wild Things Are, students will develop a jungle story of their own.
  55. Compound Word Train - What do you get when you combine the words "box" and "car"? A compound word train, of course! Students will work together to create compound words by using the boxcars they have made.
  56. Correct or Incorrect Flag - Capitalization and punctuation are the subjects of the following lesson. Students will be asked to recall what they have learned when they are shown sentences that are written both correctly and incorrectly.
  57. Describing Words: An Introduction to Adjectives - Your students' memory and creativity will be tested as they try not to break the chain of adjectives in the following lesson.
  58. Draw My Adjective - Students will identify action verbs, use actions to identify action verbs, creatively use what they know about action verbs to guess what verb is being used.
  59. Eric Carle - This lesson is a basic study of Eric Carle's work. The students study his drawings and stories and look for similarities and differences in the works.
  60. Finger painting Words - Be prepared for a messy good time, as students squish and slosh their way through the spelling word list!
  61. First Letter Bingo - The student will be able to identify the first letter of the word that names a picture shown by the teacher.
  62. Fishing for Phonics - The game in the following lesson is a lot of fun and a long-time favorite with kids. It's a great motivator for students to learn phonics sounds.
  63. Four Corners and a Wall: Matching Vowel Sounds - This lesson gets students up and moving. It is designed to assist in helping students practice their long and short vowel sounds as their vocabulary continues to build.
  64. Hot Potato Words - The student will be able to name the definition that matches a given word.
  65. Jumping Syllables - The following activity is an excellent way to learn the concept of syllables, by helping students visualize the structure of words. It's also a great way of burning saved up energy!
  66. Jump and Twirl Spelling - Why be boring? This lesson will help students get rid of some pent up energy by incorporating physical activity and friendly competition into their usual spelling lesson!
  67. Making a Class Book - Students will cherish the memories of their school days for years to come, after this class project!
  68. Mirroring Verbs - Get ready for Mime Time! Students will take turns pantomiming verbs in the following lesson. Can their "mirror" keep up?
  69. Paper Bag Report - This book report uses the paper bag as part of the report. Students draw scenes from the book on each side of the paper bag and use them to give a presentation about their book.
  70. Phonics Challenge - This game challenges students to plan ahead and to try to make the most words with their team. This activity encourages more advanced reading and spelling students to help those who are struggling. The whole team works together to be successful.
  71. Picture Vocabulary Review - The student will be able to make a study book by drawing pictures that match the vocabulary words that are listed.
  72. Plates of Word Families - Students will have a lot to digest as they filling their plates with word families. This activity helps students see the similarities between words. Many of the Dr. Seuss' books are a great way to introduce students to word families.
  73. Predicting Missing Words - Who better to grab students' attention with phonetic word patterns, than Dr. Seuss? This lesson will help students begin to recognize patterns so that they can better predict the words in a rhyming sentence.
  74. Rhyming Word Relay - It's time to rhyme! Students will enjoy this fast-paced challenge to come up with more rhyming words than the opposing teams.
  75. Scavenger Hunt - Listening for phonic sounds and recognizing which letters make them is important for developing students' language and literary skills. This lesson encourages students to think about how phonics is used in their environment.
  76. Sight Word Bingo - The student will be able to match words written on the Bingo sheet with words shown by the teacher.
  77. Sight Word Go Fish - Don't see any sight words? Go FISH! The following lesson will play a big part in developing students' visual and language skills by helping them memorize sight words.
  78. Rhyming Dominoes - This is a non-competitive game that can be played by the whole class. It is played with pictures instead of words, so even beginning readers can play.
  79. The "Vowel" Slide - Students will learn that every word must have a vowel.
  80. The Yell of the Silent 'E' - Oh, that timid, yet supportive, silent letter 'e'� Students will get a better picture of the role that silent 'e' plays, when they put themselves in its shoes.
  81. Two Halves of an Egg - This is a great way for your students to "put two and two together" using vocabulary words and their definitions.
  82. Understanding Sentence Order - The students will be able to put sentences in order to make sense.
  83. Spelling Board - Who doesn't like building blocks? Students will be eager to get their hands on these paper bricks to arrange them into different spelling words and shapes.
  84. Stand Up or Sit Down - This is a great activity that will not only allow students to practice picking out the vowels and consonants in words, but they also get to move!
  85. Textured Alphabet - The student will be able to add items that start with the correct sound to a cut out of that letter.
  86. Vocabulary Charades - This will be a great way for students to burn off some energy, while learning their vocabulary words. Students are encouraged to work together and think of actions that will convey the meaning of the words.
  87. Vocabulary Concentration - The following lesson is a great way for student to commit their vocabulary words to memory.
  88. Vowel Posters - The student will be able to cut pictures out of magazines and newspapers that match the vowel sound on the poster.
  89. Washing Letters - The following letter recognition activity will give students a better understanding of which uppercase and lowercase letters belong together. It also helps them practice beginning sounds.
  90. Who's My Match? - This lesson will have students thinking about the versatility of vowels by recognizing and acknowledging the long and short sounds they make.
  91. Write a letter to a friend - This is a lesson based on the book, My Friend Bear, by Jez Alborough. Each student writes a letter to a friend describing the strengths of the friendship.
  92. You Saw What on Mulberry Street? - The student will be able to add onto a story being told by the class.