Kindergarten

Pete The Cat Literacy Lesson Plans

I’ve witnessed many trends over my thirty some years of teaching and the balanced literacy framework was one of the most profound for me.  It encompassed the way I felt reading should be taught.    All our lesson plans are based on this model. Read Aloud Every lesson begins with a read aloud, in this …

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How Many Seeds In A Pumpkin Literacy

This mini-theme is based on the literacy selection “How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin” written by Margaret McNamara. This unit is included in the Guided Reading, Alphabet, and Sight Words Program which covers the majority of the Pre-Kindergarten outcomes.  All the alphabet letters and Pre-primer Dolch sight words are introduced within this program. Access Complete Literacy …

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I Wanna Iguana Literacy Lesson Plans

Access Literacy Unit Now! This mini-theme is based on the literacy selection “I Wanna Iguana” by Karen Kaufman Orloff.  This lesson plan is part of a nine-week program (or longer) to meet the majority of the Kindergarten and Pre-Kindergarten curriculum outcomes within a  balanced literacy approach.   Access the Complete Literacy Program Shared Reading With Emergent …

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Green Eggs and Ham Literacy Lesson Plans

This mini-theme is based on the literacy selection “Green Eggs and Ham” by Dr. Seuss. This unit is part of a complete program that was intentionally designed to meet the majority of the language arts core curriculum outcomes. Access This Theme Here Access Complete Unit Here Emergent Readers Used for Shared Reading Shared Reading Follow-Up …

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Hands Are Not For Hitting Literacy Lesson Plans

Access This Literacy Unit Now!  This specific unit uses “Hands Are Not for Hitting” by Martine Agassi, which is part of a complete program for meeting the majority of the curriculum outcomes using the “Guided Reading, Alphabet Sight Words Literacy Program“.  All lesson plans are developed around a balanced literacy framework, which has proven to …

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Library Lion Literacy Lesson Plans

Access This Literacy Unit Now! Kinderplans integrates literature in all the lesson plans.  Well-known and loved literature selections are chosen to incorporate key learning outcomes within a balanced literacy approach to learning. This specific unit uses “Library Lion” by Michelle Knudson.  This mini-unit is included in the complete literacy program, which was designed to meet …

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Pre-Kindergarten Math Ten Frame Activities

Ten Frame Video Using ten-frame card math activities to develop number sense is an effective teaching strategy to use in your classroom.  In the video  I outline some activities that can be implemented using ten-frame cards to effectively teach number sense.  Access the Ten Frame Cards Fabulous Freebies Activity One  After Watching the Videos Below …

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Mouse Paint, Go Away Big Green Monster Literacy

This unit is part of an entire literacy program “Guided Reading, Alphabet and Sight Words Literacy Program”. All learning outcomes are based on related literature selections.  In this mini-unit the literature selections “Mouse Paint, Go Away Big Green Monster and The Nose Book” are used to successfully introduce key learning outcomes. Access Complete Literacy Program …

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Pete the Cat Scuba Cat Literacy Lesson Plans

Access This Literacy Unit Now!——- This mini-theme is based on the literacy selection “Pete the Cat Scuba Cat” written by James Dean.  Other similar selections written by this author could also be used for instructional purposes.  This unit is included in the Guided Reading, Alphabet  and Sight Words Literacy Program, which covers the majority of the …

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Little Cloud Literacy Lessons

Access This Literacy Unit Now! 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. Access …

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