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Lowercase and uppercase letters - Lowercase: Letters by sight
Kindergarten (K) - ELA
- Students will identify lowercase letters in groups of letters.
- Students will differentiate between uppercase and lowercase letters.
Lowercase and uppercase letters - Matching Lowercase
Lowercase and uppercase letters - null
- 45 minutes
- Whiteboard and marker
- Printed alphabet chart showing uppercase and lowercase letters
- Worksheets with groups of letters (one for each student)
- Lowercase letters
- Uppercase letters
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- Begin by showing students the printed alphabet chart and explain the difference between uppercase and lowercase letters.
- Write a few letters on the whiteboard, alternating between uppercase and lowercase, and ask students to identify which ones are uppercase and which ones are lowercase.
- Review the concept of groups and explain that the lesson will focus on identifying lowercase letters in groups.
- Distribute the worksheet with groups of letters to each student.
- Display the first group of letters on the whiteboard.
- Model how to identify the lowercase letters by circling them on the whiteboard.
- Have students identify the lowercase letters in the group and circle them on their own worksheet.
- Repeat this process for several more groups of letters, gradually increasing the difficulty of the groups.
- Display a group of letters on the whiteboard.
- Ask a student to come up to the board and circle the lowercase letters.
- Have the class review the student's work and provide feedback on whether the lowercase letters were correctly identified.
- Distribute a new worksheet with groups of letters to each student.
- Have students work independently to identify the lowercase letters in each group and circle them on their worksheet.
- Assign a similar worksheet for homework, instructing students to identify the lowercase letters in each group and circle them on the worksheet.
- Review the concept of identifying lowercase letters in groups and ask students to give an example of a lowercase letter.
- Collect the worksheets to assess student understanding.
- Assess student understanding through observations and worksheet assessments.
- Evaluate if students can identify lowercase letters in groups and differentiate between lowercase and uppercase letters.
- Review the difference between uppercase and lowercase letters.
- Reinforce the importance of identifying lowercase letters in groups for reading and writing.
- For students who need additional challenge, provide a worksheet with mixed uppercase and lowercase letters and have them circle only the lowercase letters.
- Provide opportunities for students to practice writing lowercase letters in isolation and within words.
- For students who are struggling to identify lowercase letters, provide additional practice and support during independent practice and homework.
- Provide additional opportunities for one-on-one instruction and practice as needed.
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- Use visual aids such as an alphabet chart to help students differentiate between lowercase and uppercase letters.
- Encourage students to explain how they know which letters are lowercase to reinforce their understanding.
- Provide additional manipulatives or visual aids for students who are struggling to identify lowercase letters.
- Students may confuse lowercase and uppercase letters, so it is important to reinforce the difference.
- Students may struggle to identify lowercase letters in groups if they are not familiar with the alphabet.
- Students may not recognize that lowercase letters are simply smaller versions of the uppercase letters.
Common Core Standard:
RF.K.1.D - Recognize and name all upper- and lowercase letters of the alphabet.
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