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    Preschool Homeschool Curriculum: Letter E Lesson Plan

    Letter E Preschool Activities

    Objective: To learn about the letter E

    Book(s):

    • Ezra and the Letter E by Cynthia Klingel and Robert B. Noyed
    • Apple Pie ABC by Alison Murray

    Music: “The Letter People – Meet Miss E” (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sk7nmTN6838)

    Fine Motor Skills:

    • CCBS pages 256-260
    • BPW pages 96-99
    • Language Arts page 8
    • LLA pages 12-13
    • PALAW page 5
    • Uppercase page 7
    • Lowercase page 5

    American Sign Language: Rest the index finger on the thumb. Hold the other three fingers straight up. (https://parentingpatch.com/baby-sign-language-fingerspelling-d-e-f/)

    Craft/Activity 1: Little Letter E Book

    Materials

    • Little Letter E Book template (http://www.themeasuredmom.com/letter-e-rhymes-songs-free-printable/)
    • Blank paper
    • Stapler

    Directions

    1. Print the Little Letter E Book template onto the blank paper.
    2. Cut an even line across the center of the page.
    3. Fold the two sheets to make a book.
    4. Staple the book together.
    5. Read the Little Letter E Book.

    Craft/Activity 2: Paper Plate Elephant (http://www.activityvillage.co.uk/paper-plate-elephant-craft)

    Materials

    • Paper plate
    • Colored paper
    • Wiggle eyes
    • Paint
    • Paintbrush
    • Scissors
    • Glue

    Directions

    1. Paint the paper plate.
    2. Cut the colored paper into a triangle, two rectangles, a semicircle, and a crescent.
    3. Glue the shapes onto the paper plate to form the tail, legs, ear, and trunk of the elephant.
    4. Glue a wiggle eye onto the paper plate between the ear and trunk.

    Craft/Activity 3: Easter Egg Es

    Materials

    • Letter E template (http://www.quality-kids-crafts.com/support-files/letter-e-template.pdf)
    • Blank paper
    • Markers
    • Scissors
    • Glue

    Directions

    1. Print the letter E template onto the blank paper.
    2. Cut the blank paper into small ovals.
    3. Decorate the ovals with the markers.
    4. Glue the ovals onto the letter Es.

    Optional: Set the finished E craft aside to bind into a book at the end of the alphabet lesson.

    Letter Review:

    • CCBS page 261
    • BPW pages 100-103

    References

    Big Preschool Workbook (P). 2014. School Zone Publishing Company. ISBN 978-0887431456
    Comprehensive Curriculum of Basic Skills (Grade P). 2011. American Education Publishing. ISBN 978-1-60996-328-6
    DK Workbooks: Language Arts, Pre-K. 2014. DK Publishing. 978-4654-1736-7
    Let’s Learn the Alphabet (2+). 2011. Spectrum Early Years. ISBN 978-1-60996202-9
    Lowercase Alphabet (Grade P). 2012. School Zone Publishing Company. ISBN 978-0-938256-66-6
    Pre-K Alphabet Learning Aid Workbook. 2014. Let’s Grow Smart. ASIN 1453076883
    Uppercase Alphabet (Grade P). 2013. School Zone Publishing Company. ISBN 978-0-938256-65-6

    Image Credits

    Letter E Preschool Activities © 2015 Heather Johnson

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