This is a great set of Literacy Center activities to complement the story Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come!
by Nancy Carlson. They can be used in small groups or as a whole class. These projects are especially useful during those first days of school when you are working to establish procedures and routines.
Henry is excited to be starting kindergarten. He has put all his special things in his backpack. But once Henry actually arrives at school, he is not sure he is ready to start and wants to go home. With some kind words from his teacher, he begins to acclimate and before long, he has made a friend. Henry decides kindergarten really will be fun! (You will need to provide your own copy of the book.)
Here are some of the special features of this unit:
• The activities are appropriate for children who are not yet reading.
• Easy Prep-You need provide only the book and a strip of paper
for the story retelling headband.
• You can do these activities over several days or even do all of
them on the first day of school-they are that easy to implement!
The 6 activities in this unit are:
• Build-A-Word Book with the focus word “is”
• Foldable Booklet
• Category Sort
• Pictures that start like “Henry”
• Story Shapes
• Story Retelling Headband
Check your school and classroom library for these other "first day of kindergarten" books for which I have Literacy Units!
Miss Bindergarten Gets Ready For Kindergarten -6 Easy Prep Literacy Centers
Welcome To Kindergarten! 6 Easy Prep Literacy Centers
Adventure Annie Goes To Kindergarten: 6 Easy Prep Literacy Centers
A Place Called Kindergarten: 6 Easy Prep Literacy Centers
Off To Kindergarten: 6 Easy Prep Literacy Centers
Kindergarten Rocks!: 6 Easy Prep Literacy Centers
The Twelve Days of Kindergarten: 6 Easy Prep Literacy Centers
The Night Before Kindergarten: 6 Easy Prep Literacy Centers
Countdown To Kindergarten: 6 Easy Prep Literacy Centers
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