L.K.2

Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

 
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Should Animals Wear Clothes? 5 of 5

Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Should Animals Wear Clothes
Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Should Animals Wear Clothes
Karin Adams
Tempe, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Sentence frames provide ELLs language support and a framework to explain their thinking. They are used in this lesson to help students write a brief opinion paper in response to a story read aloud.

 
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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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is your child eating too
   

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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Letters in a Name

Kindergarten ELA » Unit: ME, MYSELF AND I
Kindergarten ELA » Unit: ME, MYSELF AND I
Joanne  Clapp
Lexington Park, MD
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Using their names helps students recognize the importance of putting letters in the correct sequence.

 
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Position Words with the Chameleon

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 listen to explicit directions to correctly color chameleon pictures.

 
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Sentence Practice to the Moon and Back!

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:

This sentence practice project doubles as a Father's Day card!

 
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Proper Noun?

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

CaPiTal LeTtEr needed for this noun? Make them confident!

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Listen, Learn, Draw

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:

Kindergarten students love to draw stars once they learn how. This listening lesson takes time, but the children feel so accomplished when we are done.

 
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draw me a star
   

What did Jimmy's Boa Eat? 1 of 2

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

Does Jimmy's Boa really eat clothes? Join us in reading and comparing texts to find out.

 
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What DID Brown Bear See?

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:

Two ideas will be met in this one lesson: recognizing the word "did" as a past tense word while introducing the -id word family.

 
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brown bear book
   

Editing and Revising Your Writing

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:

It's not always perfect; but we want it to be!

 
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Lost Cat!

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:

When students make connections from their experiences to the text they are reading, they build upon their schema.

 
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All the Colors of the Rainbow, Plus Some

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:

Learning to read color words helps kindergarten students do their every day work.

 
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Patriotism Inside and Out!

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
   

Brown Bear Retold

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:

Learning strategies can help promote better reading, and retelling a story builds comprehension.

 
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Capitalize the first word in a sentence and the pronoun I.

Recognize and name end punctuation.

Write a letter or letters for most consonant and short-vowel sounds (phonemes).

Spell simple words phonetically, drawing on knowledge of sound-letter relationships.

Common Core ELA
 
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