You wake up with a fever. Your child is ill. Your pet is not looking well. You need a mental health day. You have two professional development days in a row! Whatever the reason go ahead and make the call with peace of mind knowing your class will be engaged in a variety of collaborative learning activities
Packet includes enough activities for several days on shapes. See "Download preview" above for all 59 pages. Students will answer an essential question, read shape stories, write in journals, create shapes while chanting shape rhymes and songs, go on a shape hunt, design various shaped signs, read-write and color a shape little book, play a shape graphing game, put shape number puzzles in order from 1-10 and 11-20, sing along with videos, cut out shapes in magazines and ads, create shape mosaics, make shape patterns and be on their best behavior as they try and fill up the "Do Good and Be Good" behavior board.
For additional shape center activities:
Shape Words Stamp and Write Centers
Teen Number and Shape Center
Common Core Standards in this packet:
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.K.1 With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.K.2 With prompting and support, retell familiar stories, including key details.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.K.3 With prompting and support, identify characters, settings, and major events in a story.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.K.2d Spell simple words phonetically, drawing on knowledge of sound-letter relationships.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.K.1b Recognize that spoken words are represented in written language by specific sequences of letters.
CCSS.Math.Content.K.G.B.4 Analyze and compare two- and three-dimensional shapes, in different sizes and orientations, using informal language to describe their similarities, differences, parts (e.g., number of sides and vertices/“corners”) and other attributes (e.g., having sides of equal length).
CCSS.Math.Content.K.G.B.5 Model shapes in the world by building shapes from components (e.g., sticks and clay balls) and drawing shapes.
CCSS.Math.Content.K.CC.A.1 Count to 100 by ones and by tens.
CCSS.Math.Content.K.CC.A.2 Count forward beginning from a given number within the known sequence (instead of having to begin at 1).
CCSS.Math.Content.K.G.A.1 Describe objects in the environment using names of shapes, and describe the relative positions of these objects using terms such as above, below, beside, in front of, behind, and next to.
CCSS.Math.Content.K.G.A.2 Correctly name shapes regardless of their orientations or overall size.
CCSS.Math.Content.K.G.A.3 Identify shapes as two-dimensional (lying in a plane, “flat”) or three-dimensional (“solid”).
CCSS.Math.Content.K.CC.C.6 Identify whether the number of objects in one group is greater than, less than, or equal to the number of objects in another group, e.g., by using matching and counting strategies.