The Letter R

Language Arts

The sound this letter stands for is  - /r/ as in run.

Theme words - ring, rain, rainbow, rabbit, ribbon, rope, radio, robot, run

Poetry and Rhymes:

River, River by Maud Keary
The Rainbow by Maud Keary
Ride a Cockhorse
Rose and the Lily
Round & Round the Rugged Rock

Books to read aloud:

Rain by Robert Kalan
Round Robin by Jack Kent
The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams Bianco
Little Red Riding Hood retold by Harriet Ziefert
Little Red Riding Hood: A Newfangled Prairie Tale by Lisa Campbell Ernst
The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister


Composer - Maurice Ravel (1875 - 1937)


I've Been Working on the Railroad
Row, Row, Row Your Boat
More songs that start with the Letter R


raisons, rice, rice cake, radishes, raspberries, rhubarb

Bible Story/Character Trait


Scripture: Deuteronomy 26:11 "And thou shalt rejoice in every good thing which the LORD thy God hath given unto thee..."





Bird -  Roadrunner
Flower - Rose   A rose coloring page
Mammal -  Raccoon
Ocean Creatures -  Rays

Social Studies

Art Project

Rainbow Crafts at Enchanted Learning

Art Appreciation: Rembrandt


Field Trip

Visit a radio station.  If interested and available, attend a Rodeo.


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