This lesson builds grammar skills by understanding and using singular and plural nouns. In 24 pages, the child will
• read singular and plural nouns: boy/s, girl/s, dog/s, and cat/s,
• count singular and plural nouns,
• trace and write color-coded plural nouns,
• answer questions using singular and plural nouns, and
• understand and identify nouns as a part of speech.
naming words, boy, boys, girl, girls, dog, dogs, cat, cats, one, two, three, how many, is, are, runs, plays, eats, sleeps
The activities are aligned to the following standards:
Common Core: ELA Kindergarten
L.1.1b: Use frequently occurring nouns and verbs.
L.1.1c: Form regular plural nouns orally by adding /s/ or /es/.
L.1.1d: Understand and use question words.
L.1.2c: Write a letter or letters for most consonant and short-vowel sounds (phonemes).
L.3.4b: Use the most frequently occurring inflections and affixes as a clue to the meaning of an unknown word.
Texas Education Knowledge and Skills: ELA Kindergarten
16.A(ii): Understand and use nouns (singular/plural).
16.B: Speak in complete sentences to communicate.
16.C: Use complete simple sentences.
This grammar learning pack is the first lesson of Book 19
from the Newitt Beginning Reading and Writing Program. The program provides a fundamental yet integrated approach to reading, writing, listening, and speaking the English language. The standards-based series of 24 books guides novice learners through a full year curriculum. Each lesson discovers, connects, and practices the basics of English.
A key feature of the program is that it uses linear incremental steps and repeated practices linked to higher level thinking skills. This approach gives the learner a solid foundation of reading and writing experiences. In the process, the learner gains routine study habits, motivation to learn, confidence, and mastery.
Please print the lesson double-sided and then cut in half, so that each page is 5 1/2” by 8 1/2”. Each lesson has 24 sides.
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“I love the inclusion of grammar skills (nouns, adjectives, etc.). Oftentimes kindergarten curriculum materials lack this piece.”
Kelly Williamson, kindergarten teacher of 11 years, selected teacher of the year in 2008.