L.K.5a

Sort common objects into categories (e.g., shapes, foods) to gain a sense of the concepts the categories represent.

 
26 Lesson(s)
   

What Is Science?

Kindergarten Science » Unit: What Is Science?
Kindergarten Science » Unit: What Is Science?
Joyce Baumann
Cold Spring, MN
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

This fun introduction to science will help learners develop a conceptual understanding about science and build excitement for future learning.

Standards:
 
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what is science
   

My Five Senses

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

Observational skills are key to science exploration. This lesson gives students an introductory experience with the fives senses, preparing them to be successful scientists.

 
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apple walking
   

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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The Ever Changing Seasons

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

Observing a native tree helps students gather and communicate information which describes the qualitative changes through the seasons.

 
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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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paw
   

Verb Sorting

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

Make it fun, make it meaningful and students will learn those verbs!

 
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copy of noun verb and adjective sort with words
   

It Starts With a Seed…

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

Selecting their own germination environment allows students a chance to plan and carry out their own investigation.

 
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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
   

Word Family Skills Take Off!

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

Sorting word families helps students categorize words as same or different by onset and rime.

 
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Gather-Hunt-Plant

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

Working together helps us to achieve more than we can alone!

 
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gather hunt
   

Roll, Ramp, Slope, and Slide!

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

Sorting and labeling pictures helps students recognize the difference between a blend and a beginning sound.

 
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Where's the /th/?

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

Sorting picture items helps the students begin to recognize the blend /th/, which helps build fluency when reading.

 
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bobcat
   

I Need That!-Further Exploration of Our Basic Needs

Kindergarten Science » Unit: Exploring Nutrition
Kindergarten Science » Unit: Exploring Nutrition
Joyce Baumann
Cold Spring, MN
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Students will have fun playing this game that allows them to classify the different basic human needs.

 
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basic needs
   

Leaves Have Parts

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

Leaves have special structures that hep the plant survive.

 
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leaf
   

Sorting Out Friends

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

We do need friends!

 
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friends do friends do not tree
Common Core ELA
 
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