W.K.2

Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose informative/explanatory texts in which they name what they are writing about and supply some information about the topic.

 
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Here I Am!

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

The alphabet helps us to read and write. The first letter of our name is called our 'first initial.'

 
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Mice Squeak, We Speak

Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Animal Adventures
Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Animal Adventures
Karin Adams
Tempe, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

The students with understand that animals talk to each other but sound different from us. They will write a sentence to show the difference.

 
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Yum Yum Applesauce

Kindergarten ELA » Unit: An Apple a Day is a Fun Way to Learn
Kindergarten ELA » Unit: An Apple a Day is a Fun Way to Learn
Joanne  Clapp
Lexington Park, MD
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Kindergarteners write for many purposes. In this lesson, Kindergarteners learn that it is important to include recipe steps in order so the applesauce comes out just right!

 
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The Crayon Box That Talked

Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Martin Luther King, Jr.
Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Martin Luther King, Jr.
Barbara Pearson
Santa Ana, CA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Wouldn't it be terrible, wouldn't it be sad? If one single color is all the color we had?

 
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Does A Kangaroo Have a Mother Too?

Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Let's Read and Write About Families
Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Let's Read and Write About Families
Karin Adams
Tempe, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

All baby animals have mothers, just like me! We will write about a baby and it's mother.

 
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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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Sheldon the Sharing Sheep

Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Small Group Lessons with Big Impact
Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Small Group Lessons with Big Impact
Deborah Moran
Whitmore Lake, MI
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Classroom books bridge the learning gap between school and home.

 
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Boomer Goes to School

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

What can kindergartners do at school? I can learn!

 
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SomeBunny Likes to Write

Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Beginning Literacy
Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Beginning Literacy
Deborah Moran
Whitmore Lake, MI
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Daily writing practice helps students to become better readers and writers. Writing is a crucial tool for learning to read and to think across every subject area.

Standards:
 
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The Biggest Best Snowman

Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Winter
Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Winter
Karin Adams
Tempe, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

We can write sentences all by ourselves, sounding our words to write and remembering capitals, spaces and punctuation about the snowman.

Standards:
 
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Smell This

Kindergarten Science » Unit: Me, Myself and I
Kindergarten Science » Unit: Me, Myself and I
Joanne  Clapp
Lexington Park, MD
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Sniffing jars help students recognize some distinctive smells.

 
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Oh Kitty, What's That?

Kindergarten Science » Unit: Getting Started (Frontloading Science)
Kindergarten Science » Unit: Getting Started (Frontloading Science)
Dawn Gunn
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Young children need to learn how to understand their senses and how to use them together in order to make connections and strong observations.

 
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So Say the Little Monkeys

Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Animal Adventures
Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Animal Adventures
Karin Adams
Tempe, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

We will learn about the little monkeys through discussion and produce an informational sentence using phonetic spelling.

 
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Yuck!

Kindergarten Science » Unit: Apples
Kindergarten Science » Unit: Apples
Joanne  Clapp
Lexington Park, MD
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Placing an apple in various compost locations helps students decide the most efficient way to dispose of food waste.

 
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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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