A Cupcake Party
Journeys Unit 2 Lesson 10
Common Core aligned
Created and tested by a first grade teacher.
Page 3-4 Spelling Party! -cut out the cupcake letters on page A – spell your spelling words with them on page B
Pg. 5 Find Your Spelling Words – search for your spelling words and color them with the matching crayon once you find them
Pg. 6-12 Fritz’s Trip Through the Forest – A book of prepositions - cut out the prepositions and lay them face down in a pile or put in a bowl at the center of the table – choose a preposition and write a sentence about Fritz – illustrate it – need to make multiple copies of inside writing papers – choice of color or black and white for the cover
Pg. 13 Final Clusters1 – color the cupcakes depending on their ending sounds
Pg. 14-15 How to Make a Cupcake1 -Accordion Sequence of Events – cut out, write your steps on how to make a cupcake and fold – enough for 3 students per page
Pg. 16-17 Tic Tac Read! - play tic tac toe with a partner – use the cupcakes to cover the words or laminate and use a wipe off marker
Pg. 18 Story Structure – a foldable book – illustrate the characters, setting, and tell about the plot
Pg. 19 -20 Synonym Bun Match1 – match the synonyms or flip over cards and play a challenging game of concentration with a partner
Pg. 21 Dear Fritz Thank You Notes – pretend you are one of the characters and write a thank you note for Fritz
Pg. 22- 25 I’m Having a Party For _______. - creative writing and craft-
color the cupcake and decorate it with glitter – write about who you would throw a party for, why, and what would you do?
Pg. 26 -33 Let’s Go to the Cupcake Party! game – Can be glued in a folder and laminated – read the words on the cupcakes to move forward – if you pick up an
animal card move to that animal and lose a turn – whoever gets to Fritz’s
house first wins. Reviews all of Unit 2’s sight words.