Kindergarten Alphabet A Lesson Plan

Topic: Alphabet A

Objectives & Outcomes

  • Students will be able to write the letter 'A' correctly.
  • Students will be able to recognize the sound of 'A' and identify words that start with 'A'.


  • Pencils
  • Writing paper
  • Alphabet cards with the letters 'A' and 'e'
  • Alphabet chart with the letters 'A' and 'e'
  • Word cards with words that start with 'A' (e.g. Apple, Air, Ape, Ant)


  • Review the alphabet with the students. Ask them to name each letter as you flash the corresponding alphabet card. Then, have them recite the alphabet in order.
  • Ask the students to give examples of words that start with the letter 'A'. Write their answers on the board.

Direct Instruction

  • Review the phonetic sound of letter 'A' (ae). Play the sound clip and have the students repeat the phonetic sound after you.
  • Show the students the word cards with the letter 'A' and have them say the phonetic sound.
  • Have the students repeat the phonetic sound after you as you write the letter 'A' and its phonetic sound on the board.

Guided Practice

  • Pass out the sound cards with words starting with the phonetic sound 'A'.
  • Have the students work in pairs and take turns saying the phonetic sound and finding the matching word card.
  • Encourage the students to say the word and point to the correct word on the card.

Independent Practice

  • Have the students cut out the sound cards and put them in alphabetical order.
  • Have the students find and glue the phonetic sound -A- words to the construction paper.
  • Have the students draw a picture to go with each word.


  • Have the students recite the words they have made and their phonetic sounds.
  • Remind the students that they can use the sound cards to help them when they are practicing their letters and sounds at home.


  • Observe the students during the independent practice activity to see if they are using the sound cards correctly to write their letters and words.
  • Collect the students' written work to assess their ability to use the phonetic sounds when writing letters and words.

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