Thank you for purchasing Journeys for Kindergarten which features Building With Dad by Carol Nevius which is in Unit 1 Lesson 1. These five 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: I Dig These Rhymes
Recognize and produce rhymes.
1 spinner game sheet with 28 cards for seven word families, additional 14 “Do These Words Rhyme?” cards
skill page with directions, interactive booklet, assessment sheet, teacher tips
Activity 2: What Makes a Family? (“Everyone Say Cheese!”)
With prompting and support, describe the relationship between illustrations and the text in which they appear
1 game sheet with spinner, 24 text-based comprehension cards
skill page with directions, teacher tip, answer key
Activity 3: Building With Dad
With prompting and support, identify characters, settings, and major events in a story.
1 game sheet with 28 text-based comprehension cards, 1 sheet displaying a variety of trucks for comparisons
skill page / directions, answer key and teacher tip
Activity 4: My Family Tree
Use frequently occurring nouns and verbs.
1 game sheet with an additional family tree poster sheet with pictures, 1 poster for identifying nouns, 24 task cards
skill page with directions, answer key, teacher tip
Activity 5: Letter B-I-N-G-O
Recognize and name all upper- and lowercase letters of the alphabet.
4 B-I-N-G-O boards with 22 definition cards
skill page with directions, answer key