Back to School / Revision of Previous Exercises Letter Work Kindergarten Age 5 First Term Lesson Notes Week 1

Lesson Plan Presentation

Subject: English (Letter Work)

Class: Kindergarten

Term: First Term

Week: 1

Age: 4-5 years

Topic: Back to School / Revision of Previous Exercises

Sub-topic: Letter Names and Sounds

Duration: 40 minutes

Behavioural Objectives

By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:

  1. Share their holiday experiences.
  2. Identify and pronounce letter names and sounds, A-Z.
  3. Write capital letters A-Z.

Key Words

  • Letter Names
  • Letter Sounds
  • Capital Letters

Set Induction

  • The teacher greets the pupils and asks them about their holiday.
  • Teacher tells a story about their own holiday, making it fun and engaging.

Entry Behaviour

  • Pupils are familiar with some letter names and sounds from previous exercises.

Learning Resources and Materials

  • Poetry Books: For rhymes and letter recognition.
  • Word Cards: For visual aids.
  • Tape Recorder: For playing rhymes and pronunciation exercises.
  • Word Puzzles: To reinforce letter recognition.

Building Background / Connection to Prior Knowledge

  • Discuss with pupils what they did during the holidays.
  • Revise the rhymes and letter names/sounds learned previously.

Embedded Core Skills

  1. Communication and Collaboration: Discussing holiday experiences.
  2. Critical Thinking and Problem Solving: Identifying letters and solving word puzzles.

Reference Books

  • Lagos State Scheme of Work for Kindergarten

Instructional Materials

  • Movable letters of the alphabet

Lesson Content

Explanation of the Topic

  1. Holiday Sharing: Pupils talk about their holidays.
  2. Rhymes: Recite rhymes with the letters A-Z.
  3. Pronunciation Practice: Practice saying letter names and sounds.
  4. Writing Practice: Write capital letters A-Z.


  • Letter A: “A is for Apple”
  • Letter B: “B is for Ball”

Evaluation Questions

  1. A is for ____.
    • a) Apple
    • b) Banana
    • c) Car
    • d) Dog
  2. B is for ____.
    • a) Dog
    • b) Ball
    • c) Cat
    • d) Fish
  3. C is for ____.
    • a) Apple
    • b) Fish
    • c) Cat
    • d) Ball
  4. D is for ____.
    • a) Fish
    • b) Ball
    • c) Apple
    • d) Dog
  5. E is for ____.
    • a) Elephant
    • b) Dog
    • c) Fish
    • d) Ball
  6. F is for ____.
    • a) Ball
    • b) Dog
    • c) Fish
    • d) Apple
  7. G is for ____.
    • a) Fish
    • b) Dog
    • c) Apple
    • d) Goat
  8. H is for ____.
    • a) Hat
    • b) Dog
    • c) Apple
    • d) Fish
  9. I is for ____.
    • a) Fish
    • b) Ice cream
    • c) Dog
    • d) Ball
  10. J is for ____.
    • a) Dog
    • b) Jam
    • c) Apple
    • d) Fish

Class Activity Discussion:

  1. Q: What is the first letter of the alphabet?
    A: A
  2. Q: How do you pronounce the letter B?
    A: “Bee”
  3. Q: What sound does the letter C make?
    A: “Cuh” or “See”
  4. Q: Can you name a word that starts with D?
    A: Dog
  5. Q: How do you write the letter E?
    A: (Show writing on the board)
  6. Q: What word starts with F?
    A: Fish
  7. Q: How do you say the letter G?
    A: “Gee”
  8. Q: Name a word that starts with H.
    A: Hat
  9. Q: What is a word that starts with I?
    A: Ice cream
  10. Q: How do you pronounce the letter J?
    A: “Jay”


Step 1: The teacher revises the previous topic (rhymes and letter sounds).

Step 2: The teacher introduces the new topic, focusing on holiday sharing and letter revision.

Step 3: The teacher allows the pupils to share their experiences and recite rhymes. The teacher corrects pupils when necessary.

Teacher’s Activities

  • Tell a story about the holiday.
  • Recite rhymes.
  • Lead pronunciation practice.
  • Guide writing practice.

Learners’ Activities

  • Share holiday experiences.
  • Recite rhymes.
  • Pronounce letter names and sounds.
  • Write capital letters A-Z.


  • Evaluation Questions:
    1. What letter comes after A?
    2. Can you write the letter B?
    3. What sound does C make?
    4. Can you name a word starting with D?
    5. What letter is after E?
    6. How do you write F?
    7. What sound does G make?
    8. Name a word starting with H.
    9. What letter comes before J?
    10. Can you pronounce the letter I?


  • The teacher goes around to mark pupils’ work.
  • Provides feedback and additional help where necessary.

This lesson plan aims to engage kindergarten pupils in a fun and interactive way to help them learn letter names and sounds while revising previous knowledge.

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