### Objective

The objective of this lesson is to teach your child to recognize and write the capital letter D.

### Goal

At the end of the lesson your child will be able to recognize the letter D and say its name.

### Time requirement

20 minutes.

### Grade level

Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten.

### Introductory activity

**What you will need:**

- A piece of paper
- A pencil

**What to do:**

- Draw the letter D on the paper with the pencil and show it to your child.
- Tell your child that it’s the letter ‘D’ and the sound that it makes is ‘duh’.
- Ask them to repeat your pronunciation and ask them to try to draw their own letter Ds.

### Challenge

If your child learns the capital letter D right away, introduce the lower case letter d.

### Reinforcement activity

Print out the attached worksheet. Ask your child to complete the worksheet by themselves. Feel free to help them if they get stuck or ask any questions.

### Evaluation

In order to see if your child has achieved the goal of this lesson, write a few different letters including D on the piece of paper. Give your child a crayon and ask them to circle the letter D.