Sunday, October 26, 2014

Shapes Freebies

I made these sheets to use with our Mathematics Unit. There are two different kinds for 2-D shapes and you can find them here.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Lesson Plans for Oct. 27-31

Jonathan and His Mommy and Move! are the books we will be reading this week from Journeys Unit 2.8. We will also read Who Can Hop?, and Big Pumpkin. My unit can be found here.

Monday-Read Jonathan and His Mommy & TSW write about what they did and saw on their walk.
Tuesday-Read Move! & TSW complete the map by drawing pictures of the animals in the story.
Wednesday-Re-read  Move!, and sort pictures of ways animals move & TSW complete the map by drawing pictures of animals matching it to the way they move.
Thursday- Read Who Can Hop? & TSW write about an animal from the book and how it moves.
Friday-Read Big Pumpkin & TSW complete the characters page. This activity came from Sweet Sounds of Kindergarten.

Literacy Centers
Octopus-Stamping popcorn words & games
Jellyfish-Alphabet letter match or write the beginning letter for the picture & write the room, classroom library
Crab-Color Word Sentences & Free Choice Writing
Turtle-Cut and Paste Picture Sound Sort & painting or magnets
Fish-Write popcorn words, abc order of letters & playdough with mats

Phonics-Dd and Gg

Writing Workshop-Orange
The unit is here.
The books are here.

Predictable Chart- I can _____ and _____. (2 things they can do)

Mathematics-Identifying Shapes (circle, square, triangle, rectangle)
Monday-Thursday: We will study one shape each day and read a book about that shape, view and discuss real objects with that shape using a powerpoint presentation, practice drawing the shape on dry erase boards, & create something using the paper shape cut-out.
 (ex. make a sun using a circle, window using a square, etc.)
Friday-Review all shapes by playing shapes hokey-pokey.
I have lesson plans for shapes that I used last year and they are here (free).

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Lesson Plans Oct. 20-24

Fall Break is next week! These are my plans for the week we go back to school. The stories, Amelia's Show and Tell Fiesta & Mice Squeak, We Speak are from Journeys 2.7. The literacy unit is here.

Tuesday- Read Amelia's Show and Tell & complete the story map (recall characters. setting and events).
Wednesday-Read Show and Tell & write about what they would bring for Show and Tell.
Thursday-Read Mice Squeak, We Speak & write about the animals that were featured in the book (recall key details).
Friday-Use to learn about mice & complete the tree map during Reading. TSW use the tree map to write facts during Writing Workshop (key details).

Literacy Centers
Octopus-Stamp Popcorn words & games
Jellyfish-Some students will match uppercase and lowercase letters and some will write the beginning letters for the pictures & write the room/classroom library
Crab-Writing color words & writing simple sentences with word cards
Turtle-Cut and Paste picture sound sort for Oo and Kk & painting or magnets
Fish-Writing popcorn words & playdough mats

Phonics-Letters Oo and Kk

Predictable Chart-Do you see

Writing Workshop-Green
The students will do this independently this week!
The unit is here.
The books are here.

Mathematics-Addition to 5
Tuesday- Trick or Treat Problem Solving stories & TSW use a large story mat to solve/act out problems.
Wednesday-Students will use individual story mats to solve problems.
Thursday-Bookcase lesson
Friday-Hidden Partners Game from Engageny.
(Google the game and you will be able to download it.)

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Lesson Plans Oct. 6-10

We will be reading books about the 5 Senses this week. Our books for Journeys Unit 2.6 include Listen, Listen and My Five Senses. You can find the response sheets and Literacy Centers here.
We will be making a Five Senses book which you can find here (free).
Monday-Read Listen, Listen & write about the sounds you can hear in each season. (events/key details)
Tuesday-Read My Five Senses & write about how the child used each of his senses. (key details)
Wednesday-Read Seeing and Tasting & write about things we like to see and taste in the My 5 Senses Book. (opinion)
Thursday-Read Hearing and Smelling & write about things we like to hear and smell in the My 5 Senses Book. (opinion)
Friday-Read Touching & write about textures we like to touch in the My 5 Senses Book, students will share the book with partner. (opinion)
Sorting Activity-5 Senses

Literacy Centers
Octopus-Stamping popcorn words & games
Jellyfish-Alphabet letter match or beginning sounds game & write the room/classroom library
Crab-Color word cloze sentences & free choice writing
Turtle-Cut and paste sound sort for Jj and Rr & painting or magnets
Fish-Cut and Paste popcorn words or write the words 3xs each & playdough mats
Phonics- Letters Jj and Rr

Predictable Chart-It is a

Writing Workshop-Yellow
The unit is here.
The books are here.

Mathematics-Addition Facts to 5
Monday-Read Five Silly Fishermen & act out the story, then use story mats to solve problems 
Tuesday-Re-read Five Silly Fishermen & story mat problems and math task
Wednesday-Make 5 on the Five Frame (
 The 5 frames and recording sheets are from Sara Liebel's Tpt store (free).
Thursday-Bean Toss Game for 5 - recording sheets here
Friday- Unifix Cube Trains for 5- recording sheets here

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