RI.K.2

With prompting and support, identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.

 
21 Lesson(s)
   

Life is a Cycle

Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Pumpkins Are Such Wonderful Fun
Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Pumpkins Are Such Wonderful Fun
Joanne  Clapp
Lexington Park, MD
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Listen, observe, create, sequence. Kindergarteners learn about the life cycle of a pumpkin in a very experiential way.

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decomposing
   

A "How-to" Lesson for the The Gingerbread Man Loose in the School

Kindergarten ELA » Unit: A Dozen Gingerbread Treats
Kindergarten ELA » Unit: A Dozen Gingerbread Treats
Deborah Moran
Whitmore Lake, MI
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Learning to follow directions is an essential skill needed for success in school as well as in life. Through participation in this lesson, kindergartners will learn the importance of following directions in a specified sequence.

 
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gingerbread
   

You Have Great Taste!-Exploring Our Sense of Taste

Kindergarten Science » Unit: My Five Senses
Kindergarten Science » Unit: My Five Senses
Joyce Baumann
Cold Spring, MN
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Observation is such an important part of science work. This lesson helps students better understand what their sense of taste is, preparing them for using it as part of their science observation skills.

 
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frog
   

Plant Life Cycle Introduction

Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Cross Curricular Experiences
Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Cross Curricular Experiences
Kelli Smith
Knoxville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Teach them the cycle and they will cycle through conversation about it!

 
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flower
   

The Eyes Have It-Exploring Our Sense of Sight

Kindergarten Science » Unit: My Five Senses
Kindergarten Science » Unit: My Five Senses
Joyce Baumann
Cold Spring, MN
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Observation is such an important part of science work. This lesson helps students better understand what their sense of sight is, preparing them for using it as part of their science observation skills.

 
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eye doctor
   

Library Center

Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Centers
Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Centers
Kelli Smith
Knoxville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Reinforce your weekly informational OR literature stories in centers!

 
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library center
   

The Nose Knows-Exploring Our Sense of Smell

Kindergarten Science » Unit: My Five Senses
Kindergarten Science » Unit: My Five Senses
Joyce Baumann
Cold Spring, MN
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Observation is such an important part of science work. This lesson helps students better understand what their sense of smell is, preparing them for using it as part of their science observation skills.

 
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nose
   

Supporting Details Needed

Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Modeling HOW to Write About Informational Text
Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Modeling HOW to Write About Informational Text
Kelli Smith
Knoxville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Kindergarteners need to support their big ideas!

 
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img 8755
   

Now And Then

Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Merging Literacy into Science and Social Studies
Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Merging Literacy into Science and Social Studies
Deborah Moran
Whitmore Lake, MI
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

To understand history, children need to be able to relate it to their own lives.

 
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now and
   

Can You Feel It?-Exploring Our Sense of Touch

Kindergarten Science » Unit: My Five Senses
Kindergarten Science » Unit: My Five Senses
Joyce Baumann
Cold Spring, MN
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Observation is such an important part of science work. This lesson helps students better understand what their sense of touch is, preparing them for using it as part of their science observation skills.

 
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hand
   

What's Up With Washington?

Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Washington and Lincoln
Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Washington and Lincoln
Barbara Pearson
Santa Ana, CA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Washington is an important historical figure in American history.

 
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washington
   

Life is a Cycle

Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Polar Life
Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Polar Life
Joanne  Clapp
Lexington Park, MD
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

An accordion book is a fun tool for students to use when retelling a life cycle.

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penguin life
   

Bat versus Bird

Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Forest Unit
Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Forest Unit
Joanne  Clapp
Lexington Park, MD
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students compare and contrast two animals to recall learned information so they can share two facts.

 
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Team Time!

Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Teamwork
Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Teamwork
Barbara Pearson
Santa Ana, CA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Together we are better!

 
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my team tree map and
   

I'm a Yankee Doodle Dandy!

Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Red, White and Blue
Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Red, White and Blue
Barbara Pearson
Santa Ana, CA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Patriotism is all around us.

 
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yankee doodle
Common Core ELA
 
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