### Objective

The objective of this lesson is to help your child learn to recognize and write the capital letter Y.

### Goal

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

### Time requirement

20 minutes.

### Grade level

Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten.

### Introductory activity

**What you will need:**

- A piece of paper
- At least four crayons

**What to do:**

- Stand on the floor and hold out your arms, making your body look like a letter Y. Have your child imitate your ‘body sculpture’!
- Now take three of the crayons and arrange them on the table to look like a letter Y. Tell your child that this symbol is the letter Y and it makes the sound ‘yuh’.
- Have your child draw a Y on the piece of paper with the last crayon, using the crayons that you have arranged as a letter Y as a guide.
- Have your child draw some more colorful letter Ys on the page.

### Challenge

If your child learns the capital letter Y right away, introduce the lower case letter y.

### 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 the letter Y on the piece of paper. Give your child a crayon and ask them to find and circle the letter Y with the crayon.