Kindergarten and Primary English Language Arts Lesson Plans 85 to 200
Box - In this lesson, students can see and touch items that represent
the words they have been learning.
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.
My Feelings - A reading and writing lesson for individual small group
instruction where students use personal experiences to describe five different
Nouns - Given a sentence, the students will correctly locate and circle
a proper noun that is not .
Comprehension - The students will make predictions based on the book's
illustrations and portions of the stories.
and Recall - Reading and recall of an event in the story.
with Blend Concepts - The students are expected to blend 2-4 phonemes
using words identified in the text.
Words With Long A - The student will be able to read words with a
long /a/ followed by a consonant and a silent /e/.
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.
Animals - This lesson will also teach the children about researching
topics which is a good skill for later on.
Letters of the Alphabet - The learner will develop and apply enabling
strategies and skills to read and write.
Words Journal - The learner will use naming words and rhyming words
to create a daily journal.
Claus Story - To complete a book that each child in the classroom
has contributed to and made their own.
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.
Sequencing/#15/Pennies - Students will cut out words in a sentence
strip, place them in the correct order and glue them onto their worksheet.
Structure - Remind students of prior lesson when we talked about sentences
and made silly sentences with our word cards.
A Story - Students will understand that sequencing means remembering
directions or the events of a story from the beginning to the end.
Through Song - Students will review Halloween vocabulary and will
learn the sequence and step by step process of making a Jack-O-Lantern.
Writing Ideas - Students will gather and organize ideas and information
to write for an intended purpose.
Are All Around Us - How can we illustrate basic shape differences?
Sounds - TLW read and be able to identify words that have short-vowel
e Vowel Sounds - Students will read the list of short e words and
select the word that explains the picture.
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.
Like Homonyms - The students will understand what Homonyms are and
give specific examples.
Review - A basic review technique.
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.
Sequencing-The Very Hungry - Story sequencing and retelling activity
of the book "A Very Hungry Caterpillar".
Information Literacy - Students will blend onsets and rimes in one-syllable
Word Endings - To show students proper sentence structure and context
using correct endings on past tense and present and future tense.
and Bullying - The students will explore and learn ways that others
may react to people with speech impediments.
Alphabet and Letters - Becoming fluent in letter recognition helps
children to become more familiar and at ease with the alphabet.
C Generalization - Students will be able to tell the difference between
the two c sounds.
Rhyming Train Game - The goal of this lesson is to have the students
describe words that rhyme.
Rooms In a House - They match the pictures that is related to each
room, read the words,and copy them using the tactile sense.
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.
5 Family Time - TLWD knowledge of phonics by identiflying contractions
and the words they stand for.
Little Kittens - The students will work together to discuss and summarize
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
Tales - The student will feel that they, the student, created their
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.
Am I Different? - Students will work together to discover how they
are different from each other and what qualities make them unique.
Family Race - To create word family flip books of words by adding
initial letters to rhymes.
Learning Strategy - The learner will identify vocabulary words taken
from the reading selection, Thunder and Lightning.
Sort/Homophones - To match homophones that have the same meaning and
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.
to Teach - Students will write a three page paper on a topic of their
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!
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.
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.
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.
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
Everywhere - To use sensory details to write sentences about things
students have experienced.
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.
Chicka Boom Boom - The student will be able to use flannel board pieces
to re-tell the story of Chicka Chicka Boom Boom.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
painting Words - Be prepared for a messy good time, as students squish
and slosh their way through the spelling word list!
Letter Bingo - The student will be able to identify the first letter
of the word that names a picture shown by the teacher.
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.
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.
Potato Words - The student will be able to name the definition that
matches a given word.
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!
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!
a Class Book - Students will cherish the memories of their school
days for years to come, after this class project!
Verbs - Get ready for Mime Time! Students will take turns pantomiming
verbs in the following lesson. Can their "mirror" keep up?
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.
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.
Vocabulary Review - The student will be able to make a study book
by drawing pictures that match the vocabulary words that are listed.
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.
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
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.
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
Word Bingo - The student will be able to match words written on the
Bingo sheet with words shown by the teacher.
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.
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.
"Vowel" Slide - Students will learn that every word must have a vowel.
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.
Halves of an Egg - This is a great way for your students to "put two
and two together" using vocabulary words and their definitions.
Sentence Order - The students will be able to put sentences in order
to make sense.
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.
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!
Alphabet - The student will be able to add items that start with the
correct sound to a cut out of that letter.
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
Concentration - The following lesson is a great way for student to
commit their vocabulary words to memory.
Posters - The student will be able to cut pictures out of magazines
and newspapers that match the vowel sound on the poster.
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.
My Match? - This lesson will have students thinking about the versatility
of vowels by recognizing and acknowledging the long and short sounds they
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.
Saw What on Mulberry Street? - The student will be able to add onto
a story being told by the class.