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LESSON PLAN (Small Group Lesson)

DAY: Friday

DATE: 2nd September, 2016

TIME: 15 mins

YEAR: 1

LEARNING AREA: Literacy

TOPIC: Handwriting and


Sounding Out the Letters

CURRICULUM CONTENT DESCRIPTION (from ACARA):


Write using unjoined lower case and upper case letters (ACELY1663).
Understand that a letter can represent more than one sound and that a syllable must contain a
vowel sound (ACELA1459).
STUDENTS PRIOR KNOWLEDGE:
Students are able to identify some to all of the letters of the alphabet as well as their
corresponding sounds. Students are able to write some to all of the letters of the alphabet.
LEARNING PURPOSE:
The purpose of this task is for students to expand on their identification of the letters of the
alphabet as well as their corresponding sounds, being able to write each letter and knowing what
the letter is and the sound it makes. Students will also be able to differentiate the use of lower
and upper case letters.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
EVALUATION:
Students will be able to write each letter of the The lesson objective will be achieved when the
alphabet, identity each letter of the alphabet,
students are able to clearly identify the letters
make the corresponding sound. Students will
of the alphabet as well as the corresponding
also use lower case and upper case letters and
sounds each letter makes and identifying the
identify the purpose of each.
use of upper and lower case letters. This will be
done by questioning, discussion and
observation relating to the learning objectives.
PREPARATION AND RESOURCES:
Students will need:
- The handwriting worksheet provided
- Handwriting/Literacy workbooks
- Pencil
- Eraser
Teacher will need:
- Second worksheet ready to hand out if needed.
CATERING FOR DIVERSITY:
In order to cater for diversity, there is a second worksheet for the students who have finished the
first one with a second worksheet on handwriting and grammar that they can work through
silently. If students are struggling, I will sing the alphabet through with them so they can
understand which letters make certain sounds.
TIMING
LEARNING EXPERIENCES
Introduction/Warm Up
2 mins
1.
- Gain students attention by; asking for attention, asking the students to sit
up quietly in their seats.
- Pose question how many letters are there in the alphabet?
- Sing through the alphabet with the students, counting the letters with
them.
Lesson
10 mins
2.
- Hand out the worksheet to the students, asking them to write the letters
three times each as displayed on the worksheet.

3 mins

Pose question what sounds do these letters make?


Accept a range of answers, commenting on each.
Ask students to identify which letters are vowels, getting them to circle
which ones are vowels in red pencil on their worksheet.
Ask students the purpose of capital letters and when they are appropriate
to use.

Conclusion/Evaluation
3.
- Ask the students to glue the worksheets into their books and pack up
quietly.
- Ask students to sing the alphabet again.