Lesson Plan

Pasta Names

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Helps learners recognize alphabet letters by having them glue dry pasta over their names. Scholars use a card with their names printed neatly, then decorate it with noodles while saying each letter they make. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Write sight words on cards, laminate them, and place them readily available with playdough for early finishers to practice while waiting for the next exercise
  • Send materials home for optional practice outside of school
Classroom Considerations
  • Preparation includes name writing on cards and gathering dry pasta
  • The dry pasta may leave a mess when broken into pieces
Pros
  • Offers a hands-on practice for letter recognition and spelling of names\
  • Provides extension and adaptation ideas
Cons
  • None
Common Core