This packet highlights Scott Foresman’s Reading Street Kindergarten for Unit 5 Week 3 which features the story titled Trucks Roll by George Ella Lyon. The five hands-on activities focus on the skills aligned with the CCSS targeted for this week’s lessons.
Activity 1: Rain Check
Add or substitute sounds (phonemes) in simple one syllable words to make new words
1 poster game sheet, 24 raindrop cards, skill, directions, answer key
Activity 2: Crossroad Comparisons
Identify basic similarities in and differences between two texts on the same topic.
4 original compare/contrast stories, 4 graphic organizers, text cards, skill, directions, teacher tip
Activity 3: Rolling Along
With prompting and support, identify characters, settings, and major events in a story
1 game sheet, 6 category trucks, 24 category pictures, 30 comprehension cards, skill, directions, answer key
Activity 4: In, On, Over, Under
Use the most frequently occurring prepositions
4 poster game sheets, 28 sentence strips, question cards, skill, directions, answer key, prepositions, teacher tip
Activity 5: Land a Job
Describe familiar people, places, things, and events and, with prompting and support, provide additional detail
4 pictures (workers), 20 caption bubbles, skill, directions, teacher tip