The mission: to catch a leprechaun! How? In this packet, you will be
“breaking the code”, writing the room and other fun activities to try
to catch a leprechaun and get his gold!
Activities you will find in this packet include:
-CVC “Write the Room” (30 cards) and a student response sheet
-“Break the Code and check your leprechaun trap” center cards with
CVC words (includes 48 cards, instructions for assembly of the
“trap”, student response sheet) with a Code Poster
-“Sorting the Leprechaun’s Gold” center activity (sorting CVC words
by their medial vowel sound)
-Pocket chart activity “Looking for Leprechaun Gold” (matching
CVC word to picture) with a student response sheet, so it can
be used in a center.
It is common core aligned and covers these standards:
SL.K.1 I can participate conversations with my friends.
SL.K.4 I can describe things and events.
SL.K.5 I can add drawings to add details.
SL.K6 I can be understood when I speak in class.
LK.1 I can print my letters.
W.K1 I can write my opinion about something.
W.K2 I can write about something I know.
RF.K.1 I can recognize and name all of my upper and lowercase letters.
RF.K.2c I can blend onset and rimes to make a word.
RF.K 3 I can decode a CVC word.
RF.K3.1 I can spell words the way they sound.
RF.1.c I can isolate and produce the beginning, middle and ending sound of a one syllable word.
What a fun way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and still keep the
rigor in your classroom!