This packet of Reading Street Kindergarten Unit 4 Week contains six hands-on activities which are CCSS aligned and support the skills as presented in this week’s lessons. The featured story is My Lucky Day by by Keiko Kasza. Have fun teaching!
Activity 1: Froggy Goes a Leapin’
Isolate and pronounce the initial, medial vowel, and final sounds
24 phonic cards with pictures, 2 character frog cards for initial/final /l/, skill, directions, and answer key
Activity 2: Changing Places
Substitute individual sounds (phonemes) in simple, one-syllable words to make new words
1 game poster sheet, 2 game cards for initial & final substitution, vowel and consonant gumballs, skill, directions, & answer key
Activity 3: Words To That Effect
Describe the connection between two individuals, events, ideas, or pieces of information in a text
5 original story cards with 10 cause/effect pictures, skill, directions, and answer key
Activity 4: Who’s Lucky?
With prompting and support, identify characters, settings, and major events in a story
1 game sheet, 30 text-based comprehension cards, fox/pig character cards, skill, directions, answer key, and teacher tip
Activity 5: Action! Take One!
Use frequently occurring nouns and verbs
22 sentence strips, 5 piglet cards, skill, directions, answer key
Activity 6: Barbell Comparisons
Describe familiar people, places, things, & events & with prompting and support, provide additional detail.
9 picture cards for comparing and contrasting, skill, directions, and answer key