L.K.5

With guidance and support from adults, explore word relationships and nuances in word meanings

 
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Mulberry, Mulberrier or Mulberriest Street?

Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Word Work Use with Dr. Seuss
Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Word Work Use with Dr. Seuss
Deborah Moran
Whitmore Lake, MI
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Marco loves to exaggerate. He likes things to be big, bigger, biggest. Here's a lesson using to teach comparatives.

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mulberry
   

/a/ as in Map

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

Finding items with the same short a vowel sound reinforces the students’ phonetic skills.

 
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usa
   

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
   

Spring Vs. Winter

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

Writing an explanation about a chosen season helps students practice writing skills and introduces them to our new Shadow unit.

 
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spring vs
   

Rural or Urban?

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

Finding and sorting images from magazines helps students define urban and rural.

 
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rural
   

Unlock that Map!

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

Making a map key for the classroom helps students understand how a map key helps the map reader know where things are.

 
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map
   

How Many Seeds?

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

Cutting open apples and counting seeds helps students develop analytical skills.

 
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apple
   

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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

Retelling story order helps students develop a deeper comprehension of the events.

 
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the three r
   

Over the River and through the Woods...

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

Labeling images helps students build landform recognition skills.

 
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river and
   

Pr is for President

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 /pr/, which helps build fluency when reading.

 
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presidents of
   

Can You Say Grrrr?

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

Building a Groundhog puppet helps students recognize a common blend - /gr/, which helps build fluency when reading.

 
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Sh - Shadow

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

Writing words on a shadow shape helps students recognize a common blend - /sh/, which helps build fluency when reading.

 
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shadow of a
   

Light or Dark?

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

Choosing a sentence prompt helps the students formulate an opinion. Completing the sentence prompt supports their opinion with a simple explanation.

 
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light and
   

Slimy Snail- Hide and Seek!

Kindergarten Science » Unit: Slimy Snails
Kindergarten Science » Unit: Slimy Snails
Linda Berger
San Jose, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Why is it important for snails to live in the correct habitat?

 
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hide and seek snail image
   

Where Am I?

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

Making a retell prompt helps students understand where they live.

 
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neighborhood

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

Demonstrate understanding of frequently occurring verbs and adjectives by relating them to their opposites (antonyms).

Identify real-life connections between words and their use (e.g., note places at school that are colorful).

Distinguish shades of meaning among verbs describing the same general action (e.g., walk, march, strut, prance) by acting out the meanings

Common Core ELA
 
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