Thank you for purchasing Journeys for Kindergarten which features You Can Do It, Curious George by Margret and H.A. Rey which is in Unit 6 Lesson 28. These seven hands-on and interactive activities enhance the key skills for this week’s lessons. Use these activities in your literacy centers with adult support or send black and white copies to parents for home support. Although I am not affiliated with this curriculum, my materials are designed to be used in conjunction with this series. A bookmark sheet with this week’s high frequency words is included.
Activity 1: Changing Spaces (Initial and Final phoneme substitutions)
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.K.2E Add or substitute individual sounds (phonemes) to make new words
2 game sheets (one for initial and the other for final substitutions), 60 picture task cards, worksheet
Skill page, directions, answer keys, assessment form
Activity 2: V is for Vulture and Z is For Zebra
Demonstrate basic knowledge of one-to-one letter-sound correspondences by producing the primary sound
4 BINGO game sheets with riddle task cards for /v/ and /z/
skill page with directions, answer key, assessment form, worksheet,
Activity 3: Let’s Read (Decodable Readers)
Read emergent-reader texts with purpose and understanding.
2 game sheets for decoding readers with 10 text questions for each activity, game mat or pictures for each decodable reader, worksheets, skill page with directions, answer key
Activity 4: Read Aloud Book – The Little Engine That Could by Watty Piper
With prompting and support, describe the relationship between illustrations and the text in which they appear.
1 game sheet with 34 text-based comprehension cards,
skill page with directions, worksheet, answer key
Activity 5: Big Book You Can Do It, Curious George by Margret and H.A. Rey
With prompting and support, identify characters, settings, and major events in a story.
1 game sheet with 27 text-based comprehension cards,
skill page / directions, worksheet, answer key, teacher tip
Activity 6: Zoo Clues
Ask and answer questions about unknown words in a text
12 original stories for context clues with 24 animal and location pictures, zoo poster with letter from zookeeper
skill page / directions, worksheet, answer key
Activity 7: Where the Action Is… I Have…Who Has…?
Use frequently occurring nouns and verbs.
1 game sheet with 16 question strips and 16 I Have…Who Has cards, worksheet