Lesson Plans

Here’s a look into what we have planned this week:

Morning Activities:

Goldilocks and the Three Bears interactive booklet

-Noun Sort (person, place, thing, animal)

-Sight Word Concentration

-Earth Day Writing

 

-Grandparent’s Day Writing

 

Sight Words:

Review all

 

-Letters: Review letters: Ff

-Numbers: Review numbers 0-20

Continue practicing counting to 100 by 1s and 10s

I Love You Ritual: Song Selector’s Choice

Morning Messages:

Continue: Daily Star Student – share something with class and write a sentence about what was said. Find letters, digraphs, blends in sentence. Fix mistakes (capital, spacing, punctuation)

 

Continue April Chit Chats

Poem:

Phonics Skill: CVCE words

Do this with several words..

Mad-made

Can-cane

Hop-hope

Tap-tape

Sam-same

Cam-came

Rod-rode

Tub-tube

Rip-ripe

kit-kite

Continue reviewing cvce words. Make sound boxes on the board and have them use the big magnetic letters.

 

Interactive Writing:

-Acrostic Poetry: Share pen writing a students name and words that describe that student using each letter of their name.

-Grandma/Grandpa Acrostic Poems

Create a color poem together

Ex:

Purple

grapes

plums

violets

Sweater

Purple

Show how to add words to make it more interesting. Call on students to add describing words

Purple

Sweet grapes

Juicy plums

Beautiful violets

Shiny balloons

Cozy sweater

Purple

 

Reading:

-Earth Day Books (Michael Recycle, Why Should I Recyle?)

-There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Chick

-The Grouchy Ladybug

Math Skills: use data to create real-object and picture graphs*

*K.8(C) Draw conclusions from real-object and picture graphs*

K.7 (A) Give an example of a measureable attribute of a given object, including length, capacity, and weight

 

Number Corner:

-Calendar, months of the year, days of the week, counting forward/backwards and by tens, 1 more/1 less, days in school, Ways to Show a Number

 

Class Routines:

Practice making numbers using pretzel sticks (as tally marks) during snack time.


Number Talks:

-10+9=

-dot cards

Ask: “What do you see? How do you see it?”

Students agree on answer. Justify how they came up with it.

*Create the number in different ways. Focus on ways that they don’t use often such as tally marks, dominoes, dice etc….

-rekenreks

*using a rekenrek, discuss different ways/combinations to come up with the number 12.

-PowerPoint: What Does Not Belong?

-Students will share which item does not belong and justify why. There can be more than 1 correct answer.

Different ways to make the number 16. (tally marks, dominoes, dice, objects, number path, numeral, number word, etc…)

Number Strings:

Number Talk:

What Makes 10?

 

Math Fun:

-How tall am I?

-Graphing Hair Color

 

– Goldilocks Roll and Record with Teen Numbers (Use teddy grahams if you’d like!):

Create a bar graph about their favorite color (bringing in the color words). Discuss observations.

-Review Graphs

Graphing: Allow time for students to conduct a survey of their choice. Then, have them create a graph using the data, with legos or magna tiles:

Share with the class.

– Coin Bingo

-Problem Solving:

-Math with Someone Options:

*Rollin, Rollin, Rollin:

*Numbers Undercover

*Doubles Undercover

Graphing (students go around and conduct a survey):

 

–Flower Domino Sum Game

-Coin Sorting:

Bring in a jar of spare change and allow kiddos to sort it.

-Allow students to create a coin book and make coin rubbings.

-QR Code Math Game:

-Allow kiddos to make these posters. Cover up the sum or difference with a post-it that has a number sentence on it:

-Match Domino Sums


-Tally Mark Practice:

-Tenzi

-Domino War


Fun Math Songs:

Math Song: Subitizing with a Pirate

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1L8bIDeW5co

 

Math Song: Addition Facts Song

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uRoJ5E-Xx9s

Math Song: Teen Numbers

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E8mMXiSRLnU&t=4s

Math Song: 3D Shapes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zPZegz690Mg

 

Writer’s Workshop Activities:

-Continue grandparent’s day stories

-Acrostic Poem writing (grandparent names, student names, color)

-Continue setting writing goals.

-Continue using writing reference folders as a resource

-use writing rubrics to check over stories

Social Studies/Science:

-Journal: Bean observations and plant in jar observations

-Journal: Caterpillar/Chrysalis Observations

-Review butterfly life cycle

-Butterfly videos

https://www.simplykinder.com/butterfly-life-cycle-videos-for-kids/

Brainpopjr: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Recycling PowerPoint:

Read Michael Recycle

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aZj14ChIY8I

-We Pledge to Take Care of the Earth!

 

FUN FRIDAY: Walking Water Experiment!

This week is going to be GREAT!!

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