This mini-theme is based on the literacy selection “Little Cloud” by Eric Carle and “It Looked Like Spilt Milk” written by Charles Shaw. This lesson plan is part of an entire Guided Reading, Alphabet, Sight Words Literacy Program developed to meet the majority of the Pre-Kindergarten language arts curriculum.
Shared Reading Follow-Up
The companion emergent reader “Cool Clouds” would be used as a follow-up to model the reading process and to introduce the following:
- Alphabet Letters: Cc for “cloud” and Kk for “kangaroo”
- Pre Primer Sight Words: look, up, and, find
Alphabet and Rhyming Literacy Center Games and Activities
The games outlined above are follow-up activities that are used to reinforce what has been taught using the emergent reader as an introduction to the focus skills. Each unit focuses on learning focus alphabet letters and their corresponding sounds. The focus is also on phonemic and phonological awareness activities.
Sight Word Games
The students would play the sight word games displayed. The focus sight words are: look, up, and, find. It also includes review words.
Writing and Craft Activities
All lesson plan themes include a follow-up writing and craft activity. The students would complete the craft/writing activity displayed. The templates to complete this activity is found within the unit.