Alphabet Teacher Resources
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T is Totally Terrific
Students discover the letters of the alphabet and how they sound with a focus on the letter t. As a class, they write the letter and read words with the letter t for practice. To end the lesson, they complete a variety of tongue twisters.
Recognizing Vowel Sounds
For this vowel sounds worksheet, students circle the vowel sound heard in a picture and circle pictures with the same vowel sound as one shown, tracing the letter that makes the sound.
Personal Dictionary Deck
Young spellers reinforce spelling and vocabulary skills by creating a class dictionary using a template in Microsoft Word. They add new words they learn, definitions, and corresponding pictures to their vocabulary cards.
In this alphabetical order practice worksheet, students put the 10 words that begin with the letter a in alphabetical order on the lines provided.
For this jobs worksheet, students find jobs that begin with the first letter of the alphabet.
Lug and the Giant Stork - Capital Letters
Capital letters are the star of the show in a wonderful language arts lesson. After a teacher-led demonstration and discussion on capital letters, groups of pupils get together and work on the computer to fix the flashing letters that should be capitalized. There is an online activity embedded in the plan, a printable worksheet that can be used as a homework assignment, and some terrific extension activities as well. A great lesson for the young ones!
My Alphabetical Autobiography
Design a pictorial autobiography using the letters of the alphabet. For each letter, writers select visual images that represent life events and interests. Younger writers add words or sentences of explanation while older writers narrate an event represented by an illustration. Books can be bound and shared with classmates.
Silent E Sneaks Up on Vowel A
A very important technique for emerging readers to master is how a silent /e/ at the end of a word often makes the short vowel sound in the word into a long vowel sound. After a teacher-led demonstration of how this technique works, pupils get onto a computer and access a website, embedded in the plan, in order to play a learning game that gives them lots of practice using the silent /e/. This looks to be a very good lesson for kindergarten through second grade readers.
Here is a terrific lesson on identifying the letters of the alphabet designed for emerging readers. In it, pupils match letter cards to an alphabet border. Taking turns, one pupil selects a card, holds it up, and says the name of the letter. His partner must match the correct letter card to the letter on the alphabet border. Attached worksheets include the alphabet border, and the alphabet cards themselves. Implementation of this fine plan should be a breeze!
Write The Alphabet
Here's a nifty activity for you! Young writers are asked to write all of the letters of the alphabet in the 26 boxes provided, then they must answer six questions about the alphabet. For example, one questions asks, "How many vowels are in the alphabet?" A good activity!
Here is a great way for emerging readers to gain confidence and skill in identifying letters of the alphabet. They utilize a worksheet, embedded in the plan, that has them focus on three letters at a time. The teacher provides sample of letters that use a variety of font styles and shapes. Learners must write a letter in one of the boxes at the top of the worksheet, then cut and paste the matching letters in the boxes underneath that letter. A nice activity for the little ones.
The Variable Machine
Elementary schoolers creat a variable machine which will help them discover the value of words. This simple, yet effective, activity is easy to implement with your class and would be a terrific way to introduce the concept of variables replacing numbers. It's beginning algebra at its finest! A strip of paper has all of the letters of the alphabet listed, with a corresponding number next to them. All sorts of activities are described of ways these strips can be used to introduce this concept.
Venn Diagram Letter Name Sort
What a clever use for the Venn diagram! In the instructional activity presented here, pairs of learners get together armed with all of the letters of the alphabet, and a large reproduction of the famous graphic organizer. Then, they pick out the letters that are found in each of their names. The ones that are similar go into the center of the diagram, the ones that are different go into the other areas. Letters that aren't used at all stay completely out. A very simple, yet effective teaching technique!
Young scholars find 26 words they don't know in the newspaper (one for each letter of the alphabet) and learn more about them. They create index flash cards with definitions and write a sentence using each new word.
Chicka-Chicka-Boom-Boom/ Chicka Challenge (Elementary, Literature)
Is your Kindergarten class about to read the book, Chicka-Chicka-Boom-Boom? If they are, and you want a few wonderful activity ideas to reinforce phonemic awareness and letter identification skills, look no further. Here you'll find over ten great ideas that relate to the book and include singing, call and response, role-play, crafts, and kinesthetic activities. One great book, and now you have a ton of great ideas to make learning the alphabet super fun.
In this ABC song instructional activity, learners watch the video and fill in the blanks for the song that contains each letter of the alphabet. Students complete 26 blanks in the song and complete sentences about the song.
Students will recognize objects in nature that are similar in shape to the letters of the alphabet. In this digital camera lesson plan, students will find objects in nature that look like letters of the alphabet. They will create a poster of their findings.
Eastern Hemisphere ABC Book
Seventh graders research the geography of a country in the Eastern Hemisphere. Using one fact for each letter of the alphabet, they explain it on one page. They also include an illustration of the fact and write an explanation. They share their book with the class.
ABC's of Black History
Students research famous African Americans and create Web pages about them using Microsoft FrontPage. A page be created for each letter of the alphabet, describing the contributions of an African American whose last name begins with that letter.
Letter Recognition: Poetry Pen
It's always nice to have a great idea and all the tools to make it happen. The class can use these nursery rhyme and alphabet cards to teach each other letter recognition and letter sound correspondence. There is a full set of alphabet and ten different nursery rhyme cards to laminate and use. Kids hold up letter cards while their partner circles all the instances of that letter on his nursery rhyme card.