This packet of activities supports Reading Street Kindergarten Unit 3 Week 6 which features Aesop’s fable titled The Lion and the Mouse by Bernadette Watts. These hands-on CCSS activities can be used in whole or small groups.
Activity 1: The “Mane” Sound
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.K.2d Isolate and pronounce the initial, medial vowel, and final sounds.
Lion game poster, 6 initial consonant cards, 30 definition cards with matching pictures directions, skill, and answer key
Activity 2: What’s the Big Idea?
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.K.1 Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
4 original stories with questions for main idea, associated pictures, skill, directions, Teacher Tip
Activity 3: The Power Behind the Throne
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.K.3 Identify characters, settings, and major events in a story.
Game sheet, 28 comprehension. cards, sequencing pictures, skill, directions, answer key
Activity 4: “Paws” For Meaningful Sentences
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.LK.1 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar
1 game poster, 20 text strips for identifying sentences, skill, directions, Teacher Tip
Activity 5: A “Feel” For Adjectives
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.LK.5b Demonstrate understanding of adjectives related to opposites
Spinner game, 4 Bingo cards, skill, directions, answer key