Do you find that doing one letter a week isn’t enough “rigor” and your children need to “accelerate” the pace? Well, although I still do one letter a week as a focus letter, I have designed a series of units to accelerate the pace in a fun way! So, “Shiver me timbers! Gimme all yer gold! ARRRGH!” Let’s have some fun with pirates! This unit is full of swashbuckling pirate fun designed to practice the
whole alphabet! So grab your eye patch and treasure map and go on a pirate adventure while learning about the alphabet!
In this packet you will find the following:
- beginning sound “wheels” clip cards, student response sheet and “I Can…” poster
-“Gimme All Yer Gold” Pocket chart game (full group, small group or center activity matching letter to picture with beginning sound), student response sheet
-“I Have, Who Has?” lowercase letters
-“I Have, Who Has?” uppercase letters
-“Quiz, Quiz, Trade” cards for uppercase, lowercase letters and beginning sounds (and directions for activity)
-Pick and Cover games for letter rec and beginning sound, x marks the spot “covers”, response sheet and “I Can…” poster
-Write and Wipe Letters Center cards, response sheet and “I Can”
-26 letter to picture puzzle card, response sheet and “I Can” poster
-Upper to lowercase letter matching Pocket chart, response sheet and “I Can” poster
-Roll, say, Keep boards, 2 different types of game cards (letters and beginning sounds) and response sheet
-2 different Scoot! Games (beginning and ending sounds) and response sheet (directions for playing included)
-3 different “Write the Room” activities (uppercase, lowercase and beginning sound) with different response sheets (making the combinations for use very flexible and able to differentiate for student’s abilities)
-“What’s the Ending?” clip cards (for ending sounds), response sheet and I can poster
-Beginning and ending sound “write and wipe” cards (practicing listening for beginning and ending of a word), response sheet and “I can” poster
-Roll, Say, Trace sheets, and response sheet
-30 Playdough mats, a recipe for “Pirate Playdough” (so cute!!!), response sheet and “I can” poster
-Spin, Say, Trace sheets and response sheet
-ABC order Race cards (can be used full group or in a center) and 2
different response sheets for differentiation
-“X Marks the Spot” mats, and directions to make cute little “opening” treasure chests, response sheet (There is a set of letter rec treasure chests and beginning sound treasure chests.)
-“Parrot-heads” full group game and response sheet (with directions for playing this fun game!!!) for upper and lowercase letters
-“Pirate-heads” full group game and response sheet (with directions for playing this fun game!!!) for beginning sound id
-Worksheets to practice letter rec and letter to sound (color by letter,
roll and color, roll and trace, upper to lowercase matching, letter to
sound matching, spin and color)
It is common core aligned and covers these standards:
SL.K.1 I can participate conversations with my friends.
SL.K.4 I can describe things and events.
SL.K6 I can be understood when I speak in class.
LK.1 I can print my letters.
LK.2 I can write a letter for most consonant sounds.
RF.K.1 I can recognize and name all of my upper and lower case letters.
RF.K.2 I can isolate and pronounce beginning and ending sounds in CVC words.
This is a huge unit filled with all kinds of activities for full group, small group and your centers to reinforce the whole alphabet! All with a swashbuckling fun pirate theme!