Word Recognition Lesson Plan

Instructor: John Hamilton

John has tutored algebra and SAT Prep and has a B.A. degree with a major in psychology and a minor in mathematics from Christopher Newport University.

Educate your students about word recognition with this helpful lesson plan. They will read a text lesson, take an accompanying quiz on word recognition, and engage in a related hands-on activity.

Learning Objectives

After completing this lesson, students will be able to:

  • Define word recognition
  • Describe the five stages of word recognition
  • Explain strategies students can use in each of the five stages

Length

60-75 minutes

Materials

  • Copy of the text lesson What is Word Recognition? - Stages & Skills (one per student) and the related lesson quiz (one per student)
  • Internet access
  • Preprinted worksheets of 30 third grade vocabulary words, enough for one copy per pair of students (preparation details below)

Curriculum Standards

  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RF.3.3

Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.

  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RF.3.3.A

Identify and know the meaning of the most common prefixes and derivational suffixes.

  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RF.3.3.B

Decode words with common Latin suffixes.

  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RF.3.3.C

Decode multisyllable words.

  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RF.3.3.D

Read grade-appropriate irregularly spelled words.

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