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Take Home Book Packs with Book Extensions | Book Companions for Kindergarten

Grade Levels
PreK - K, Homeschool
Standards
Formats Included
  • PDF
Pages
100 pages
$16.00
$16.00
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Description

These Take Home Book Packs are a fun way to strengthen the home-school connection with your students and their families! They are also a great alternative to traditional homework! Parents will enjoy getting to share these classic stories with their children, and can then extend their understanding of the story and practice Literacy & Math skills with the two activities that are included in each Book Pack. They are a great way to increase parent involvement!

Please check out the Preview for a detailed look at these Book Packs!

In my classroom, I send Book Packs home on Mondays, and they are due back by Friday. When the child takes home a Book Pack, their families will read the book together and then complete the activities together reviewing Math & Literacy skills they have learned in class.

Skills covered in the activities:

Letter Recognition

Beginning Sounds

CVC Words

Sight Words

Number Recognition

Number Order

Counting by 10s


Counting Backwards from 20

Patterns

Sorting Objects

Story Retelling

Included in your download are printables for 8 Take Home Book Packs.

For each Book Pack, you will receive:

-1 Cover Sheet with instructions for the families

-2 Printable Activities

-Labels to attach to plastic baggies to hold activity pieces

You will also receive:

-Parent Permission Letters

-Checkout Sheet

-Teacher Instructions

Items you will need to purchase separately:

-Plastic envelopes to hold book and activities
 when sent home (I use the Pendaflex View Front Envelopes with elastic 
closures, but you can even just use large plastic baggies!)

-Plastic baggies to hold activity pieces

-Extra items for activities - assorted buttons, popsicle sticks for stick puppets, 1 die, 2 playing pieces for game board, 1 brass brad

-One copy of each book:

*Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, by Bill Martin Jr. & John Archambault

*Corduroy, by Don Freeman

*If You Give a Mouse a Cookie, by Laura Numeroff

*If You Give a Pig Pancake, by Laura Numeroff


*The Missing Mitten Mystery, by Steven Kellogg

*The Mitten, by Jan Brett

*The Snowy Day, by Ezra Jack Keats

*Where the Wild Things Are, by Maurice Sendak

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Total Pages
100 pages
Answer Key
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Read common high-frequency words by sight (e.g., the, of, to, you, she, my, is, are, do, does).
Demonstrate basic knowledge of one-to-one letter-sound correspondences by producing the primary sound or many of the most frequent sounds for each consonant.
Isolate and pronounce the initial, medial vowel, and final sounds (phonemes) in three-phoneme (consonant-vowel-consonant, or CVC) words. (This does not include CVCs ending with /l/, /r/, or /x/.)
Count, pronounce, blend, and segment syllables in spoken words.
Recognize and name all upper- and lowercase letters of the alphabet.

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