You will need your own core vocabulary board template. That is not provided!
These activities are intended to introduce the individual words on the boards to your students so they can learn how to use it. This is for students that have never had any exposure to the core vocab board.
The activities here are for 20 weeks,
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Core Vocab Board Words
Core Word Activities for: I, like, not, want
What Do It Do? Book
Do You Like It? Cards- print on cardstock and laminate. Cut apart. Have students point to I like or I don’t(not) like
That’s Not My Book
Core Word Activities for: help, it, want, different
Let’s Go Fishing! Print cards on cardstock and laminate. Cut apart. Place paper clips on fish. Place cards face down. Students use a magnetic wand to fish for two fish and identify if the two fish they catch are the same or different.
We Want to Book
Core Word Activities for: who, you, he, she
Who Has More? Book
Who Stole the Cookie from the Cookie Jar? Directions: print cards on cardstock and laminate. Place cookie jar on basket or bag. Cut apart cookies. Place a picture of your students on the cookies. Ask student, “Who stole the cookie from the cookie jar?”. Have students draw a cookie with the picture of a classmate on it and say he or she took it. Continue until no cookies are left.
Knock, Knock Who’s There? Print cards and door on cardstock and laminate. Cut apart cards. Cut door on red line. Glue a white piece of paper behind door or can place on board. Place a card in the door. Have students take turns coming up. You say knock, knock who’s there? Students use board to say he/ she is! You can also use pictures of your students instead of the ones provided.
Can You Make?Ask, Model, Do dough and writing
What Does Froggy Need to Get? Book
What Does Froggy Need to Wear? (listen and pick the appropriate clothing)
What is In the Box?
Is or Are? Book
Fill in the Circle
Follow and Do- What's in the Bottle?
Follow and Do- Sensory Bottle
Stop and Go!
When Do You? Book
Can You? Activity
Here is a ...
Open the Box
My Turn/ Your Turn
Positional Word Activity
Hickory Dickory Dock Game (focus words: up/down)
Where does the vehicle go to?
Old Lady Swallowed a Fly retell (focus word: she)
Bonus Activities being added!
Just added was Core Vocabulary for Parents at Home
All of these are print and go ideas for parents to do at home with their child.
Tips for Using the Core Vocabulary Board at Home
Core Vocabulary Activities to Try
Individual page core vocabulary activities to try