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F is for Farmer
> Fables > The Farmer
and His Sons
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A Harvest Festival
|Here are printable materials and some
suggestions to present letter F. The presentation
ideally should be part of farmer themed activities and/or crafts.
Community Helper Theme: The Farmer - Online Resources:
This is good opportunity to review the topic of
the farmer as a community helper. Present the main
responsibilities of the farmer and how important their job is to the
does a farmer do?
Farmer at Wikipedia.org
Character Education > Aesop Fable > The
Farmer and His Sons
Read this fable that richly illustrates the work of a farmer, and
conveys a message that labor [industry] is a treasure. It
is also appropriate for Thanksgiving, A Harvest Festival to say thanks
for a bountiful crop.
Alphabet Activity: Alphabet Letter F is for Farmer
Present and display your option of alphabet printable
materials listed in the materials column.
* Finger and Pencil Tracing:
Trace letter F's in upper and lower case with your finger as you also sound out the
letter. Invite the children to do the same on their coloring
page (first presentation) or handwriting practice worksheet.
Encourage the children to trace the dotted letters
with your choice of sharpened crayon, fine tip marker, coloring or regular pencil
and demonstrate the direction of the arrows and numbers that help them trace the
letter correctly. During the demonstration, you may want to
count out loud as you trace so children become aware of how the number
order aids them in the writing process.
* Find the letter F's: Have the children find all the
letter F's in upper and lower case on the page and encourage them to circle
or trace/shade them first. Visit each child to make sure they
have identified the letter F's and then discuss the locations with the poster.
* Coloring Activity: Encourage
the children to color the image in the coloring page or
Letter F words (initial consonant sound): Letter
F Activity Worksheet and Mini Book This worksheet and matching mini
book can be used as part of Letter F program of activities
to reinforce letter practice and to identify related F words. Read suggested instructions for using the worksheet
Discuss other letter F words and images: First 'brainstorm' and
ask the children about other words that have that beginning sound and
write them on a board (dry erase board) as the children come up with
example. You can print letter f in a different bright color to
make it stand out. If you have illustrated alphabet books you
can also use images in them. You can also display other F posters and
coloring pages or even make a letter F classroom book using coloring
images or color posters. Visit Letter
F Printable Materials to make your choice.
Incorporate high-frequency words that have letter F such as: for,
five, from when composing sentences for the mini-book.
Letter F Farmer Printable Activities
Letter F Worksheet
Available in D'Nealian and Standard font
Search & Handwriting
(select 4 word)
Drawing and writing paper
Farmer theme coloring pages:
& harvest basket
and harvest cornucopia
*coloring and writing materials