Journeys Unit 1 Lesson 4
Common Core Aligned
Created and tested by a first grade teacher.
Pg. 3 Ice the Cakes! – color the cupcakes depending on how the spelling word ends – unscramble the spelling words on the plates and glue the matching cupcake on it.
Pg. 4 Spelling Road Work! – write the spelling word 3 times on each road.
Pg. My Questions about Lucia’s Neighborhood: - look at the pictures in the story and write three questions you have about the story
Pg. 6 Blooming Adjectives! - look at the picture in the center of each flower and write five adjectives on the petals that describe the picture
Pg. 7 Adjectives About Lucia – write 8 adjectives to describe Lucia
Pg. 8 My Adjective Book – different activities to practice using adjectives
Pg. 9 ABC Order! – put the books in abc order and glue them on the shelf
Pg. 10-12 Headings – cut out flaps on page B and glue them ontoo the pictures on page A, write the headings for each place in Lucia’s neighborhood
Pg. 13-14 A Map of My Neighborhood! – draw and color a map of your neighborhood
Pg. 15 Autumn Leaves – listen to your teacher read Autumn Leaves and draw what you see in your mind
Pg. 16 My Favorite Place that Lucia Visited – describe in writing your favorite place in Lucia’s neighborhood, draw a picture to go with it
Pg.17- 18 Hurray for Lucia! – design a pin for Lucia to wear for winning in soccer
Pg. 19-26 Let’s Take a Walk Around Lucia’s Town game – fun! Move forward by reading sight words- pick up a picture card and get sent forward or backward to a building in Lucia’s community – great review of sequence of events – follows Lucia’s walk around town from the story – can be laminated.
Pg. 27-31 Our Town Writing – creative writing about YOUR town! – reinforces the use of graphic and text features
Pg. 32 Thanks and Credits