This packet supports Scott Foresman's Reading Street Kindergarten that features the book Nature Spy by Shelley Rotner and Ken Kreisler which is in week 2 of Unit 2. I have created five “hands-on” activities that focus on some of the Common Core skills that are targeted for this week’s lessons. Have fun while teaching!
Activity 1: Stepping Stones
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.K.2d Isolate and pronounce the initial, medial vowel, and final sound
20 sound discrimination cards, Skill, Directions, Answer Key, Teacher Tip
Activity 2: What’s Under the Sock?
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.K.2 Demonstrate understanding of spoken words, syllables, and sounds
18 picture cards, 1 sock poster card, Skill, Directions, Teacher Tip
Activity 3: Quite a Change!
CCSS.ELA-LiteracyRL.K.3 Identify characters, settings, and major events in a story (teacher prompts)
4 sequence cards ( caterpillar life cycle), 12 comprehension cards for Carey Takes a Nap, Skill, Directions
and Answer Key
Activity 4: Get Rolling!
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.LK.5c Identify real-life connections between words and their use
6 question cards for game for 15 nature vocabulary pictures, Skill, Directions, Teacher Tip
Activity 5: Nature Walk
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.K.1 Ask and answer questions about key details in a text
1 game sheet, 22 comprehension cards, Skill, Directions and Answer Key