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Knox County Schools

English Department
Bearden High School

TEAM Lesson Plan Template


Teacher: Angelia Ford
Class: TAP I
Course Unit:
Lesson Title: A Very Hungry Caterpillar Alphabet Book for kindergarten in Tennessee
LESSON OVERVIEW Summary of the task, challenge, investigation, career-related
scenario, problem, or community link.
Topic: A Very Hungry Caterpillar Alphabet Book

Summary: Students will complete an already made alphabet book.


Students will trace letters and draw pictures to go along with the book, A
Very Hungry Catepillar.

Career Relations: Kindergarten Teaching

Challenge: Students will practice more on tracing the alphabet and


drawing pictures to go along with a certain letter.
STANDARDS Identify what you want to teach. Reference State, Common
Core, ACT College Readiness Standards and/or State Competencies.
Phonics 0001.1.11 Recognize and name all uppercase/lowercase letters of the alphabet.

Reference State: Tennessee Kindergarten

ACT Readiness: Students will know all kindergarten level mathematics, language arts, and
sciences before class is completed.

ACT Readiness for particular assignment: Students will recognize and name all
uppercase/lowercase letters of the alphabet.
OBJECTIVE Clear, Specific, and Measurable NOT ACTIVITIES
Student-Friendly
Students will be able to recognize and name all uppercase/lowercase letters of the alphabet.
ASSESSMENT/EVALUATION Students show evidence of proficiency through a variety of
assessments.
Aligned with the Lesson Objective
Formative/Summative
Performance-Based/Rubric
Formal/Informal
1. The teacher will informally assess the students by walking around and monitoring students
behavior and progress to ensure they stay on task.
2. Self-Assessment- the student will score their work on the rubric.
3. Self-Assessment- students will write about their work in their journal.

MATERIALS Aligned with the Lesson Objective


Rigorous & Relevant
Crayons
Pencil
Knox County Schools
English Department
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Alphabet book
ACTIVATING STRATEGY Motivator/Hook
An Essential Question encourages students to put forth more effort
when faced with a complex, open-ended, challenging, meaningful
and authentic questions.
1. Teacher will ask review questions about the book, A Very Hungry Caterpillar.
2. Students will complete an alphabet book relating to the book, A Very Hungry Caterpillar.
INSTRUCTION Step-by-Step Procedures-Sequence
Discover/Explain Direct Instruction
Modeling Expectations I Do
Questioning/Encourages Higher Order Thinking
Grouping Strategies
Differentiated Instructional Strategies to Provide Intervention &
Extension
1. Teacher will direst students to carpet to sing along to an alphabet song.
2. Teacher will ask students review questions about the book, A Very Hungry Caterpillar.
3. Teacher will direct students back to tables quietly.
4. After students are quiet at their tables, one student from each table will collect a basket of
markers, pencils, crayons, etc.
5. Teacher will tell class the directions for the alphabet book.

CLOSURE Reflection/Wrap-Up
Summarizing, Reminding, Reflecting, Restating, Connecting
1. Students will practice tracing and reading the alphabet
CROSS-CURRICULAR
CONNECTIONS
Reading
Writing

Formative Assessments:

Verbal peer critique of worksheets

Have students prove they know the letters they read and wrote

Summative Assessments:

Give students a paper test

Give students a verbal test


Knox County Schools
English Department
Bearden High School

Knox County Schools


English Department
Bearden High School
Knox County Schools
English Department
Bearden High School
Knox County Schools
English Department
Bearden High School