Reading Street Kindergarten Unit 5 Week 5 features the story On the Move! These five hands-on and interactive activities are aligned with the CCSS and represent the key skills for this week’s lessons.
Use these activities as your literacy centers or send home black and white copies to parents for students to practice additional skills. Although I am not affiliated with this curriculum, my materials are designed to be used in conjunction with this series.
Activity 1: Pack Up Some Sounds!!
Isolate and pronounce the initial, medial vowel, and final sounds.
1 game sheet, 20 picture cards, 46 phonic question cards, skill, directions
Activity 2: What’s the Big Idea?
Identify the main topic and retell key details of a text
1 game sheet, 20 suitcase cards for main idea, 20 sentences, 20 topic cards, skill, directions, teacher tip
Activity 3: It’s Your Move
Identify characters, settings, and major events in a story
1 game sheet, 30 text-based comprehension cards, worksheet, skill, directions, answer key, teacher tip
Activity 4: Nouns Abound!
Sort common objects into categories
Noun games poster, 20 sentence strips for noun identification, 40 pictures, skill, directions, teacher tip
Activity 5: Vrooming Along the Highway
Use frequently occurring nouns and verbs
20 motorcycle cards with 20 matching compound word pictures, skill, directions, teacher tip