This packet supports Scott Foresman’s Reading Street Kindergarten Unit 3 Week 4 featuring the story Farfallina and Marcel by Holly Keller. The following six hands-on activities could be used as an additional resource for the CCSS skills in this week’s lesson.
Activity 1: Bubble Sounds
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.K.2d. Isolate and pronounce the initial, medial vowel, and final sounds.
3 fish game posters, 24 initial /final /f/ sound discrimination cards, skill/directions
Activity 2: Bubble Over
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.K.2e Add/substitute individual sounds in simple, 1 syllable words to make new words
1 fish game poster, 15 game cards with letter substitution bubbles, skill/directions and answer key
Activity 3: Starring Verbs
CCSS.ELA-LiteracyL.K.1b. Use frequently occurring nouns and verbs
1 game sheet, 16 action pictures, skill/directions and teacher tip
Activity 4: For a Change
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.K.3 Identify characters, settings, and major events in a story.
1 game sheet, 29 comprehension cards, 6 story pictures, skill/directions and teacher tip
Activity 5: An Emotional Response
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.K.1a Follow agreed-upon rules for discussion
1 game sheet, skill/directions and teacher tip
Activity 6: The Plot Thickens
CCSS.ELA-LiteracyRL.K.3. Identify characters, settings, and major events in a story.
Caterpillar writing activity for whole group/student, skill/directions