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


Phonics Skill: CVCE words

Do this with several words..











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








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


Sweet grapes

Juicy plums

Beautiful violets

Shiny balloons

Cozy sweater




-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:


-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….


*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:


-Domino War

Fun Math Songs:

Math Song: Subitizing with a Pirate



Math Song: Addition Facts Song


Math Song: Teen Numbers


Math Song: 3D Shapes



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


Brainpopjr: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Recycling PowerPoint:

Read Michael Recycle


-We Pledge to Take Care of the Earth!


FUN FRIDAY: Walking Water Experiment!

This week is going to be GREAT!!

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