Time to brush up on dental health knowledge with this week-long unit for kindergarten and first grade! This comprehensive unit includes detailed daily lesson plans with literature suggestions and reading, writing, math, science, and art activities. It also includes links to online dental health games and videos for kids that complement this unit.
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Inside this unit you will find:
Week-at-a-glance planning sheet
Detailed daily lesson plans with literature suggestions
Key concepts covered in the unit
Day 1- Parts of a Tooth
-Know-Wonder-Learn graphic organizer
-Parts of a Tooth Play-doh model activity and diagram to label
Day 2- Tooth Care
-How to Care for My Teeth wheel
-The Attack of Plaque "Eggs"periment with observation sheets
-"This is the Way We Brush Our Teeth" song
-"Brusha, Brusha, Rinse, and Spit" dental health emergent reader: short, fun rhyming book with repetition that includes the -it family words it, fit, bit, quit, and spit. Easy for non-readers to memorize.
Day 3- Dentists
-Going to the Dentist graphic organizer
-Meet the Dentist graphic organizer (Dentists can/have/are)
Day 4- Tooth Fairy
-What Does the Tooth Fairy Do With Our Teeth? writing prompt
-Tooth Fairy Tales writing prompt
-Loose Tooth Tales writing prompt
-Healthy/Not Healthy food for dental health sort
Day 5- Animals' Teeth and Review
-Venn diagram to compare/contrast people and animal teeth
-Brushing Up on Dental Health craft with templates
-How to Care for My Teeth writing template
-How to Brush My Teeth writing template
-counting to 5
-reading a graph
-creating a graph
-measuring with nonstandard units
-addition to 10 and 20
-subtraction of numbers to 10
-roll and count to 20
-comparing numbers to 100 (>,<, or =)
-color by number word
-time to hour and half hour
-Beginning sounds /t/ and /d/
-Spin Around Beginning Sounds (/t/, /m/, /f/, /d/, /c/, /s/)
-Spin Around Sounds: /th/
-Read and Draw: /th/
-See/Spell/Write: /ee/ or /ea/
-Word Work (use letters in the word "dentist" to make new words)
-eight word wall cards
-Write-the-Room writing center (2 options)
-D is for Dentist
-T is for Teeth
-dental health words
Links to online dental health games and videos to complement this unit
Not in need of the whole unit but looking for fun dental health activities? Two parts of this unit may be purchased separately in my store. (You do not need to purchase them if you buy the unit.)
"Brusha, Brusha, Rinse, and Spit"
Emergent Reader from day 2,
Brushing Up on Dental Health Craft and Templates
from day 5.
**This unit was revised on 09/02/15. If you have previously purchased it, please redownload it for new and updated material. :)
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