Thank you for purchasing Journeys for Kindergarten which features Look at Us by Isobel Campoy which is in Unit 6 Lesson 29. 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: Hunting For Syllables and Syllable Scavenger Hunt
Count, pronounce, blend, and segment syllables in spoken words
1 game sheet with three topic posters and 36 text/pictures, 4 game mats,
Skill page, directions, assessment form, answer key
Activity 2: Yes/No Questions or Quotes ( a game with /y/ and /q/ )
Demonstrate understanding of spoken words, syllables, and sounds (phonemes)
1 game sheet with 22 task cards
skill page with directions, teacher tip, answer key, assessment form
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 – Baby Brains by Simon James
With prompting and support, describe the relationship between illustrations and the text in which they appear.
1 game sheet with 33 text-based comprehension cards, worksheet
skill page with directions, answer key
Activity 5: Big Book – Look at Us by Isobel Campoy
With prompting and support, identify characters, settings, and major events in a story.
1 game sheet with 27 text-based comprehension cards, 12 character cards, journal prompt
skill page / directions, answer key
Activity 6: Colorful Language (Figurative Speech)
Use words and phrases acquired through conversations, reading and being read to, and responding to texts.
1 game sheet, with 24 task cards for color related idioms, artist’s palette game mat with colors
skill page with directions, 2 teacher tips, answer key
Activity 7: On a Roll With Prepositions
Use the most frequently occurring prepositions
6 topic cards with 30 task cards relating to the following prepositions (for, to, with, from, of), worksheet
skill page with directions, Teacher Tip