This lesson gives learners the opportunity to practise different aspects of the alphabet.

Rachael Ro

In this lesson, learners will practise the alphabet, the letter names and writing upper-case and lower-case letters through a song and various games. For extension, they will watch a story about animals for every letter of the alphabet and work as a class to produce an alphabet wall frieze or a picture dictionary.


To develop and practise (depending on stages chosen):

  • vocabulary: alphabet letter names, words which start with an upper-case letter, wild animals
  • integrated skills: listening, speaking, reading, writing


Younger primary (7–9 years)


90 minutes approximately (depending on stages chosen)

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Submitted by AQadir on Mon, 07/25/2016 - 09:17


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Submitted by Cath McLellan on Mon, 07/25/2016 - 13:54

In reply to by AQadir


Thanks for your comment - I would recommend taking a look at the resources we have on this site for Teaching Kids as a good starting point. You will find lots of resources, lesson plans and tools for teaching young children. You could also register on our LearnEnglish Kids site here: Good luck, Cath TE Team

Submitted by Nauryzbayeva Alina on Thu, 05/03/2018 - 16:09


In my internship, I did not have an opportunity to teach alphabet for the first grade pupils. It upset me very much. But to my luck I found this lesson plan. It is a very interesting lesson plan. After reading it, I can say that I have learned new methods of teaching alphabet .

Submitted by Kalfonsse on Tue, 05/07/2019 - 22:01


Very important I wish you all the best it is a very interesting and important project.

Submitted by Tutor Ashraful on Wed, 10/23/2019 - 10:58


The lesson plan is organized and very effective to apply. I hope this lessons will greatly help me to teach my students.

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