The activities below are designed to support the skills found in Unit 2 Week 1 of the Reading Street series. All the activities are aligned with the Common Core and were created for active learning. Have fun while teaching!
Activity 1: Tracking Down the /a/ Sound
CCSS.ELA-Literacy. RF.K.2d Isolate and pronounce the initial, medial vowel, and final sound
27 game cards for discriminating initial /a/, alligator game poster for bag, skill/directions & Teacher Tip
Activity 2: Starring Astronauts
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.K.2 Demonstrate understanding of spoken words, syllables, and sounds
1 game sheet with 24 cards for identifying medial /a/, skill/directions & Teacher Tip
Activity 3: Color My World
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.K.2 Confirm understanding of a text read aloud or information presented orally
3 crayon patterns (yellow, orange, and purple) , 10 riddle cards, skill/directions & answer key
Activity 4 Let’s Take a Look
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.ELA.RI.K.3 Describe the connection between two pieces of information in a text.
3 frames for comparing/contrasting, flower cards with comparison text for story A Look at Two Flowers, Skill & directions
Activity 5 Flower Facts
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.K.1 With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
1 game sheet, 27 comprehension cards relating to the story Flowers, skill/directions & Teacher Tip, answer key