Pre-K and Kindergarten Winter Lesson Plans and Activities

Lesson Plans Align With Common Core Standards

These theme lesson plans will help your young learners prepare for the winter season (if you get snow).  If you do not get snow, it could be used to complement a unit on the different seasons.  In this theme your learners will be involved in classifying animals, story retelling, working with vowels, identifying beginning consonants and sight words, measuring, working with numbers and more!


Includes

- 71 pages of content
- 3 emergent readers
- Key Concept - identifying changes that occur in the winter, winter activities and dressing appropriately
- 7 craft suggestions and templates
- 6 math outcomes addressed
- 4 literacy center games and more suggestions
- Songs
- AND MORE!
 

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Winter Theme Lesson Plans Overview

In each theme unit, emergent readers are used to teach key learning concepts to meet your curriculum outcomes. In this theme unit there are three emergent readers that are offered in both color and black/white.   

Total of Three Emergent Readers That Address Key Learning Concepts - Focus on Informational Content, Story Retelling and Comprehension

 

Total of Three 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 this theme unit there are three emergent readers.
 

Emergent Reader - Winter Fun
Addresses fun activities that can be done during the winter season

Simple retelling of the literature selection Mouse's First Snow by Lauren Thompson

Suggested Focus Concepts

1.  Discuss the changes that occur during the winter season and why

2.  Identifying outdoor activities that can be done in the winter

3.  Classifying animals

 


Emergent Reader - The Mitten Retelling
A simple retelling of the literature selection "The Mitten" by Jan Brett

In the interactive version the students cut and paste the correct animals that are referred to in the text.

Suggested Focus Concepts

1.  Discussion on mass and predicting

2.  Story retelling
 


Emergent Reader - Iguana Ice Skating
A fictional reader about an iguana in the winter

T
his reader was designed to introduce the letter "Ii" in meaningful context in relation to the animated video.

Suggested Focus Concepts

1.  Reviewing the sounds of "Ii" long and short

2.  Research on iguanas to see if they can live in cold climates
 



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Featured Literacy Center Ideas - More Within the Winter Theme Unit

Focus Skills
- Identifying all review letters and their related sounds
- Ordering the letters of the alphabet
- Focus on vowel sounds
- Printing letters
- Sight word activities 

Snowflake Sound Maze
Vowel in the Middle Game

 

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 of an object is.   K.MD.A.1
 



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

Snow Globe
Winter Scene
Building a
Snowman
Winter Penguin




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- 71 pages of content
- 3 emergent readers
- Key Concept - identifying changes that occur in the winter, winter activities and dressing appropriately
- 7 craft suggestions and templates
- 6 math outcomes addressed
- 4 literacy center games and more suggestions
- Songs
- AND MORE!


 

 


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