This is a Back-to School theme that is FULL of activities based on the Common Core Skills from Miss Amy's Schoolhouse! I've even listed the Common Core Skill by each activity to make your lesson planning a breeze!
Math Activities include:
Time for Class: Counting with numbers 1-4. K.CC.1a, K.CC.3a, K.CC.4a
Count the Kids: Counting and Sorting into a groups practicing numbers 1-4. K.CC.3.a., K.CC.4a, K.CC.4.c
Counting Ones: Practice counting groups of Ones. K.CC.1.b
Making a Ten: Using cut and paste to make a tens rod. K.CC.1.b
Biggest to Smallest: Sorting and placing items in order from biggest to smallest. K.MD.3.a
How Do You Go To School?: Graphing activity with the whole group to find out how the students go to school. K.MD.3.b.
... and much, much more!!
Language Arts Activities include:
Back to School Reader: Practice new school vocabulary words in this simple reader. K.L.5c, K.RF.1, K.RF.1b, K.RI.5, K.RI.6
Am I Rhyming?: Working with rhymes for the –am family. K..RF.2a
Find the -at words: Working with rhymes for the –at family. K.RF.2a
What’s that sound?: Matching pictures of items to the beginning letter sound. A-F K.RF.3a
Back to School 4-Square: Using the four square method to encourage beginning writing skills. K.W.1, K.L.5a
Back to School “I Have, Who Has”: Practice speaking and listening skills while describing familiar things related to school playing this version of “I have, Who Has” K.SL.1a, K.SL.1b, K. SL.4, K.SL5, K.SSL.6
What Happened on My First Day of Kindergarten? Practice telling about real events that happen to students. Have the student dictate a caption for each picture. K.W.3, K.SL.4, K.SL.5, K.SL.6
Start your year off with a breeze with these fun activities your new group of kindergartners will be sure to love!