“Hello, Hello!” by Miriam Schlein. This is a great story for the beginning of the year as students learn how to greet one another and their teacher(s). You will also find the codes for WSO and GELDS as used by GA Pre-K. Simply choose the activities your students need and implement the fun!
Grade Level: Pre-K
Subject(s): Personal Social, Language & Literacy, Mathematical Thinking, Social Studies, The Arts, Physical Development & Health
WSO in This Lesson:
• PSC1 Shows eagerness and curiosity as a learner.
• PSD1 Interacts easily with one or more children.
• PSD3 Participates in the group life of the class.
• LLA1 Gains meaning by listening.
• LLA2 Follows two-or three-step directions.
• LLC4 Recounts some key ideas and details from text.
• MTA3 Uses words and representations to describe mathematical ideas.
• MTA4 Begins to recognize patterns and makes simple generalizations.
• MTB2 Shows beginning understanding of number and quantity.
• SSA1 Identifies similarities and differences in personal and family characteristics.
• SSC2 Shows awareness of what it means to be a leader.
• AA3 Uses a variety of art materials for tactile experience and exploration.
• PDHB1 Uses emerging strength and control to perform simple tasks.
• PDHB2 Uses eye-hand coordination to perform tasks.
• PDHB3 Shows beginning control of writing, drawing, and art tools.
GELDS in This Lesson:
• SED1.4a Identifies self as a unique member of a specific group or demographic that fits into a larger world picture.CLL1.4a Listens and responds on topic to conversations and group discussions for an extended period.
• SED5.4b Plays cooperatively with a few peer for a sustained period of time.
• APL2.4a Demonstrates eagerness to learn about and discuss new topics, ideas, and tasks.
• APL3.4c Works cooperatively with others to success achieve a goal or accomplish a task.
• CLL4.4d Uses new and expanded vocabulary in a variety of situations.
• CLL5.4a Prior to reading, uses prior knowledge, story title, and pictures to make predictions about story content.
• CLL5.4c Discusses books or stories read aloud and can identify characters and setting in a story.
• MA2.4a Matches two equal sets using one-to-one correspondence and understands they are the same.
• MA4.4b Sorts and classifies objects using one or more attributes or relationships.
• MA4.4c Creates and extends simple, repeating patterns.
• SS1.4b Describes similarities and differences between self and others.
• SS2.4a Identifies and follows rules of the classroom community and displays competence in engaging in appropriate social behavior.
• CR2.4a Uses materials to create original work for self-expression and to express individual creativity.
• PDM6.4a Performs fine-motor tasks that require small-muscle strength and control.