The Big Race
Journeys Unit 3 Lesson 14
Common Core aligned
Created and tested by a first grade teacher.
Pg. 3-4 The Big Spelling Race! – roll the dice to see how many times to write each spelling words – keep writing them until you have a winner!
Pg. 5 Cake for Everyone! - unscramble your spelling words and match each cake piece to a plate
Pg. 6 Illustrations of completed projects
Pg. 7 Ice the Cake! - color the cake depending on if the words have the soft g, soft dge, soft c, hard g, or hard c sound
Pg. 8-9 A Pocket Full of Details! - write four details from our reading selection, cut, fold, and glue Page B to form a pocket and place the details in the conclusion pocket
Pg. 10-11 Let’s Stack the Cake – read the sentences on each cake, cut them out, and glue them onto the plates – stack the cakes depending on if the verb is talking about events from the past or events that are happening now
Pg. 12 Illustrations of completed projects
Pg. 13-22 Writing and Craft Project – two choices of writing- Hip, Hip, Hooray! Or Why Red Lizard is a True Winner! – copy the patterns onto construction paper, cut out body parts, curl tongue and trail, create the lizard and attach to a long piece of construction paper cut in half, add your writing paper to the lizard
Pg. 23-32 Cake for Everyone! – a game that helps you practice your High-Frequency Words – every player gets a plate game board, put the cake playing cards face down in a pile, take turns reading your High-Frequency Words- if you read them correctly, place them on your plate – if you read them incorrectly, replace the card in the pile and lose a turn – if you pick up a crumb card, return one of your pieces of cake to the pile
Pg. 33 Thanks and credits