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Unit 4 week 1

Dec. 7-11

Reindeer/Elves

Monday

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Tuesday

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Wednesday

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Thursday

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Friday

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Standards/Skills

K.5.R.1-2

K.1.S.1-4

K.2.F.1

K.1.1

Sight word and Skill Practice on Focus Wall

**Daily Practices

 

 

K.2.PA.1-7

K.2.F.2

Sight word introduction for ‘you’ Watch sight word videos. K.2.F.3

Sight word sentences K.2.PC.5 K.2.F.3

Letter sound card K.2.PWS.1

Rhyme Time K.2.PA.2

Heggerty

Read our Word Wall

Calendar K.GM.3 K.D.1 K.3.3K.ESS.2.1 K.ESS3.2

Do our smartboard sight word work. K.2.F.3

Sight word sentences

K.2.PC.5 K.2.F.3

Letter sound card K.2.PWS.1

Rhyme Time K.2.PA.2

Heggerty

Read our Word Wall

Calendar K.GM.3 K.D.1 K.3.3K.ESS.2.1 K.ESS3.2

Do our ‘you’ practice page K.2.F.3

Sight word sentences K.2.PC.5 K.2.F.3

Letter sound card K.2.PWS.1

Rhyme Time K.2.PA.2

Heggerty

Seek and find on word wall Calendar K.GM.3 K.D.1 K.ESS.2.1 K.ESS3.2 K.3.3

Smartboard sight word work K.2.F.3

 

Seek and find on word wall

Rhyme Time K.2.PA.2

Heggerty

Seek and find on word wall

Calendar K.GM.3 K.D.1 K.ESS.2.1 K.ESS3.2 K.3.3

Play sparkle and practice spelling sight words. K.2.F.3

Sight word sentences K.2.PC.5 K.2.F.3

Letter sound card K.2.PWS.1

Heggerty

Rhyme Time

Seek and find on word wall

Calendar K.GM.3 K.D.1 K.ESS.2.1 K.ESS3.2 K.3.3

I can recognize letters and their sounds.

I can form a sentence using a capital letter and punctuation. 

I can read high-frequency words.

I can identify rhyming words.

Whole Group Reading Lesson

 

*Daily realoud skills practice K.2.PC.1-3

K.2.R.1-4

K.7.R-8

K.7.W-8

  • front cover/back cover
  • title/count words
  • genre
  • make predictions orally
  • identify story elements
  • answer questions about the story

Read aloud “The Gingerbread Man”  

Give students a piece of a rhyming puzzle (everyone will have a match). They will identify their card and the rime of the word, then find their match. Play a couple of times. K.2.PA.2

Christmas Rhyme practice K.2.PA.2

Sequence the events in the gingerbread story. Give students their own gingerbread book.  Review sight words.

Introduce the vocabulary for the week. Act out or show the word and ask students to describe what it means. Read the back of the cards. Use words throughout the week. K.4.R.3 S

Read Aloud

“Gingerbread Baby”

Do spelling practice. Students will have boards and will practice writing a letter sound. K.2.PA.3 K.2.SE.1

K.2.PWS.3

Use the slide and magnetic letters to show blending. Work on the short o sound. K.2.PA.3 K.2.SE.1

K.2.PA.6

Read Aloud

“The Littlest Elf”

 

Do an elf Craft. Present to the class and describe your elf.

Review vocab words and read big card story to review their meaning. K.4.R.3 S

Read Aloud

“How to Catch an Elf”

 

Give students straws and pipe cleaners. Instruct them on how to use supplies and let them build their own elf trap.

Draw a picture and write some words to describe your trap in detail of a text with prompting. K.2.R.2 Students will discriminate between fiction and nonfiction text with prompting. K.2.R.3 Students will sequence the plot (i.e., beginning, middle, and end) of a story with prompting. K.2.R.4 Students will begin to retell facts and details from an informational text. K.2.W.1 -5

(teacher help if needed)

 

I can answer questions about key details of a text.

I can retell a story using beginning, middle, and end. 

I can identify the author’s purpose.

I can identify the genre of a text.

I can identify the purpose of the author and illustrator.

I can use punctuation. I can rhyme words.

Alphabet and Writing

 

K.5.W.1

K.5.R.1

K.2.PC.4

K.2.PC.6

K.2.PWS.1

Letter Oo intro

Sentence writing practice in journals. K.5.W.1

 

 

Journal Writing: directed writing of upper and lowercase m-z.

Noun and verb review. Make silly sentences with our picture cards. Add in sight words to complete the sentences.

K.5.R.1-2

Practice finding the missing letter on our alphabet missing strips. K.2.PWS.2

Skywrite our letters using our skywriting tools.

Sentence writing practice in journals. K.5.W.1

Teacher will take diction. Students will help create their pet reindeer page.  Others will be doing handwriting practice the weekly letter. K.2.W.1-7

Other students will draw letters from a box and practice writing the letter on whiteboards.

I can write, recognize, and identify the sound of letter Oo. I can write my alphabet.

 

I can write a sentence with a capital letter and punctuation.

Small Group Instruction

Alphabet Awareness

 

Blending

Sight word sentences-reading with fluency

Substituting sounds oral practice

Leveled readers

 

K.2.PA.3

Sound sort or sound writing and blending

Sound sorting game

 

Sight word poem

 Rhyming game puzzle

 

Sight word book

Re-read leveled readers

 

Sight word flash card assessment

I can recognize rhyming words.

I can read high frequency words.

I can read leveled texts with guidance.

 

 

 

Some: I can isolate the sounds in words and blend sounds.

Science/Social Studies

Pledge of Allegiance

Oklahoma Flag Salute

Find the State on a map K.2.3

Review our flags symbols

K.1.3-4

Create a gingerbread craft to hang in the hallway.

Watch a gingerbread story on Youtube while they are working.

Create a reindeer schema map K.LS1.1 K.ESS3.1

K.6.W.3

Discuss what knowledge we already have and what we would like to know on our anchor chart.

Watch a video about realistic reindeer K.6.W.2-3 K.ESS3.1 K.LS1.1

 

Add/edit to our schema map K.2.W.4

 

 Do our social studies weekly magazine about want v need K.4.1

Do a venn diagram to compare real reindeer and Santa’s reindeer

I can understand the meaning of holidays.

I can understand different cultures.

Math Lesson 

Daily practice:

Tally marks K.N.1.6

Tens frame K.N.1.6

Clock to the hour

Shapes

Color book

Patterns K.A.1.2

Coins K.N.4.1

K.N.1

 Review our shapes. Do a quick shape hunt. K.GM.1.1

Create a gingerbread using shapes. K.GM.1.1

Students will count how many of each shape they used and graph the data. K.D.1

 

Using the saxon dot pages, show students how to look for a pattern of dots or grouping to decide on the amount without counting.

Do gingerbread counting (model and direct on first reindeer)

K.N.1.2

Walk students through how to add two numbers together using a ten’s frame. Practice this many, many times, directed. Use bulbs and bells picture cards to practice. K.N.1.2 K.N.2.1

I will create tangram Christmas shapes under the document camera. I will show the picture and they will copy using their own tangram shapes. With their whiteboards, they will write how many total shapes it took to create the larger image. K.GM.1.4-6

Using scrap construction paper, cut out shapes to create a snowman on a blue plate for their snowglobe ornament. K.GM.1.1

Use this to review shapes and test cutting skills.

I can represent an addition problem up to 10.

I can form all digits.

I can sort based on attributes.