Pre-K and Kindergarten Fall/Pumpkin Lesson Plans and Activities

Lesson Plans Align With Common Core Standards

In these lesson plan themes your eager learners will be involved in counting activities, identifying numerals, measuring, identifying beginning letters and their associated sounds and recalling names of the alphabet letters.  They will expand their knowledge of the changes that occur during the fall season and about pumpkins.  As with all our theme lessons, the emergent readers were intentionally designed to develop early reading skills in an engaging learning environment.

Includes

- 118 pages of content
- Bundled with the Halloween/Pumpkins theme
- 11 emergent readers
- Key Concept - identifying changes that occur in the fall
- 11 craft suggestions and templates
- 11 math outcomes addressed
- Literacy suggestions
- Songs
- AND MORE!

 

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Fall Theme Lesson Plans Overview

Total of 11 Emergent Readers That Address Key Learning Concepts 

In each theme unit, emergent readers are used to teach key learning concepts to meet your curriculum outcomes. In the Fall theme and Halloween lesson plans units, there are eleven emergent readers included.


Featured Fall and Pumpkins Emergent Readers

Emergent Reader - Down At the Pumpkin Patch
Reader offers engaging counting and numeral recognition activities and vocabulary building

Different versions of the reader have students recognizing numbers or number words and drawing pictures accordingly.  Another version makes use of description which builds on vocabulary development.


Suggested Focus Concepts

1.  Letters "Pp and Ss" would be introduced in a meaningful context
2.  Vocabulary development and number sense
 



Emergent Reader - Autumn Time
Great reader to use for developing the concept of the changes that occur in the fall season and meeting your reading informational content outcomes.

This is a simple retelling of the book "Mouse's First Fall" by Lauren Thompson 

Suggested Focus Concepts

1.  Understanding the concept of the changes that occur during the fall and why.
2.  Retell the information found in the text.


Emergent Reader - Scarecrows Looking At Me
Great for vocabulary development

The reader makes use of description (strong scarecrow)

Suggested Focus Concepts

1.  Vocabulary development
2.  Completing their own scarecrow and labeling

 



Emergent Reader - My Counting Leaf Book
Interactive Number Recognition

The students will be drawing or placing the correct amount of leaves indicated in the text.

Suggested Focus Concepts

1.  Match illustrations to the story
2.  Number recognition and one to one number correspondence (numbers 1-10)
 



Emergent Reader - My Leaf Book
Vocabulary building through use of positional words

The students will draw the leaf in the correct position according to the text

Suggested Focus Concepts

1.  Match illustrations to the story
2.  Use of positional words
 


Featured Literacy Center Ideas - More Within the Fall/Pumpkins Theme Unit

Focus Skills
- Spin and print focus letter sounds
- Ordering the letters of the alphabet
- Matching upper and lower-case letters
- Identifying the alphabet letter names
- Printing letters
- Sight word activities 


Spinning Sound Focus Game

 
Say or Match Letter Name Board Game
Match Upper and Lower Case Letters



How to Play These Games 
View how to play these games on YouTube

 


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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 10 things.  KCC.B5
- I can write number 0-10 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 count to 100 by ones and tens  K.CC.A.1
- I can count forward starting at any number   K.CC.A.2
- I can sort objects into categories.   K.MD.B.3


Measurement

-I can tell what the height, width and weight of an object is.   K.MD.A.1
 


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

 


 
 

 




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Includes

- 118 pages of content
- Bundled with the Halloween/Pumpkins theme
- 11 emergent readers
- Key Concept - identifying changes that occur in the fall
- 11 craft suggestions and templates
- 11 math outcomes addressed
- Literacy suggestions
- Songs
- AND MORE!
 

 




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