Apples, Plants, Numbers Kindergarten

Lesson Plans Align With Common Core Standards

These theme lesson plans are packed with activities that can be used at the beginning of the school year (Apples) and at the end of the year (Plants). Reading, counting, number recognition, adding, vowel recognition, experimentation, importance of trees, seed development and so much more are included in these theme packs.  All follow-up activities have been purposely designed to engage your learners.


Includes:

- 125 page theme packs suitable for Kindergarten or Pre-K
-7 emergent readers
- 15 craft templates
- 7 games and more literacy center ideas 
- Math activities to cover 9 Common Core outcomes
- Smart Board activities
- Songs
- AND MORE
 


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Apples, Numbers and Plants Combined Theme Lesson Plans Overview


Total of Seven Emergent Readers That Address Key Learning Concepts, Counting and Numeral Recognition

 

Featured  Apples  Emergent Readers

Emergent Reader - Ape Counts Apples
Concept reader that introduces counting, numbers, letters "Aa and Tt"

In this interactive content reader your students will be drawing the correct amount of apples according to the text.

Suggested Focus Concepts

1.  Letters "Aa" and "Tt" would be introduced in a meaningful context
2.  Counting and numeral recognition activities



Emergent Reader - Apples In the Meadow
Concept reader for counting and introduction to subtraction 

In this reader the students must find the apples hiding - count and color them

Suggested Focus Concepts

1.  Letter "Aa" and its corresponding sound
2.  Introduction to the concept of subtraction


Emergent Reader - Falling Apples
Another concept reader involving counting and an introduction to subtraction

This is another concept reader that involves counting and an introduction to subtraction (more difficult than Apples in the Meadow).

Suggested Focus Concepts

1.  Identifying numbers and counting

2.  Introduction to subtraction



Featured Literacy Center Ideas - More Within the Theme Unit

Focus Skills
- Identifying initial sound game boards
- Ordering the letters of the alphabet
- Word family "at"
- Matching rhyming picture cards
- Rhyming board game
- Sight word activities 
- Matching colored words with their colored pictures
-Picture sorting according to focus sounds
 

Focus Sound Game

Matching Upper and Lower-Case
Word Family "at"
 

Connect the Alphabet Dots

The children can form an apple by connecting the alphabet dots found in the link below:

Connect the Alphabet Dots Apple

Sort the Words to Match the Sentence

Smart Board Activities


Letter "Aa" Smart Board Phonics Activities
This video outlines activities I have created for the Smart Board to help childen hear the sounds of short and long vowel "Aa" sounds.  As a member of the site you have access to these activities.

 

View Letter "Aa" Phonics Activities on YouTube

 



Preschool and Kindergarten Math Outcomes Addressed

- I know a number represents an amount of objects.    KCC.B.4
- I know the last number I say is the number of objects, even if I arrange them differently.   KCC.B.4b
- I know when I count the number gets bigger.   KCC.B.4c
- I can count 20 things.  KCC.B5
- I can write number 0-20 and show the correct amount of objects for these numbers.  K.CC.A.3
- I can tell if a group has greater than, less than or an equal amount.  K.CC.B.6
- I can compare two printed numerals between 1-10
- I can decompose numbers by how many tens and ones there are.  K.NBT.A.2
- I can sort objects into categories.   K.MD.B.3
 

Number Printing Practice

In the links below you will find a number practice printing sheets.  The focus of this theme is identifying and printing numbers 1-10.

Printing Numerals 1-5

Printing Numerals 6-10


Featured Preschool and Kindergarten Writing and Crafts - More Ideas Within the Theme Unit

Apple Writing
Ten Apples On Top

Apple Tree
Funny Apple


$15.97 BUNDLED WITH PLANTS THEME

Includes:

- 125 page theme packs suitable for Kindergarten or Pre-K
- BONUS mini-unit "The Tiny Seed"
-10 emergent readers
- 15 craft templates
- 7 games and more literacy center ideas 
- Math activities to cover 9 Common Core outcomes
- Smart Board activities
- Songs
- AND MORE

 



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