SL.K.1

Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about kindergarten topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups.

 
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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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Sentence Order and Write

Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Jack and the Beanstalk Unit
Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Jack and the Beanstalk Unit
Kelli Smith
Knoxville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Ordering Sentences about Jack- making a needed skill fun and familiar!

 
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Survival of the Fittest: Exploring Basic Needs

Kindergarten Science » Unit: Awesome Animals
Kindergarten Science » Unit: Awesome Animals
Linda Berger
San Jose, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Why is it important for animals to have the right place to live?

 
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Chicka Chicka Chat Chat

Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Meeting Speaking and Listening Standards
Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Meeting Speaking and Listening Standards
Kelli Smith
Knoxville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Build language skills, and love, easily each day!

 
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chicka chicka chat chat
   

Stretching Sentences

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Language
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Language
Regan Aymett
Shelbyville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

This lesson will make expanding sentences as easy as stretching a silly band.

 
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The Back is Where it’s At!

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

Comparing ourselves to a worm helps students understand what it means to be a vertebrate.

 
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Can It! (Cylinders)

Kindergarten Math » Unit: Know Those Shapes!
Kindergarten Math » Unit: Know Those Shapes!
Dawn Gunn
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Kindergarteners love to identify shapes in their environment. In order to effectively do that, they must be able to recognize different shapes by their specific attributes. In this lesson kindergartners learn about the attributes of a cylinder.

 
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Growing "Beanstalks"- A Cross-Curricular Connection (Science and Writing)

Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Jack and the Beanstalk Unit
Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Jack and the Beanstalk Unit
Kelli Smith
Knoxville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

GROW beans, scientists, readers and writers... all with one task!

 
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Domestic vs. Wild

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

Sorting items helps students develop language skills as they describe attributes and qualities to determine which category is the best fit for an item.

 
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Introducing Practical Speaking Skills

Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Meeting Speaking and Listening Standards
Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Meeting Speaking and Listening Standards
Kelli Smith
Knoxville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

If you really speak WELL, people will love to listen!

 
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The Very Hungry Kindergartner

Kindergarten ELA » Unit: The Very Busy Author--Eric Carle
Kindergarten ELA » Unit: The Very Busy Author--Eric Carle
Deborah Moran
Whitmore Lake, MI
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

We know what a "very hungry caterpillar" would eat as he goes through the week; I wonder what would a very hungry kindergartner eat?

 
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Exploring Weather- One, Two, Three, Forecast! Part 2

Kindergarten Science » Unit: What? Weather?
Kindergarten Science » Unit: What? Weather?
Linda Berger
San Jose, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How does a weather forecast make my environment safer?

 
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I Can... Think, Predict, Suppose, and Wonder!

Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Meeting Speaking and Listening Standards
Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Meeting Speaking and Listening Standards
Kelli Smith
Knoxville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

By thinking out loud, listening to others, and discussing topics with others, children learn about the objects, facts, people, and ideas that make up their world. This lesson is one that helps children learn how to have a meaningful and more challenging co

 
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What Can You Make From a Little CLoud?

Kindergarten ELA » Unit: The Very Busy Author--Eric Carle
Kindergarten ELA » Unit: The Very Busy Author--Eric Carle
Deborah Moran
Whitmore Lake, MI
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Students can form opinions and use them to write a story, even about a Little Cloud.

 
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Literacy Center Rotations

Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Ms. Smith's Personal Strategies and Tips
Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Ms. Smith's Personal Strategies and Tips
Kelli Smith
Knoxville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

If your centers run themselves, you can do something else!

 
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Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions (e.g., listening to others and taking turns speaking about the topics and texts under discussion).

Continue a conversation through multiple exchanges.

Common Core ELA
 
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