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The following PK guidelines must be addressed daily throughout the school year.

Daily Routines

(Circle Time, Calendar, Brain breaks, Daily News, Mini lessons)

Learning Centers

Listening Comprehension Skills

11.A.1 Child shows understanding by responding appropriately.

11.A.2 Child shows understanding by following two –step oral directions and usually follows three-step directions.

11.A.3 Child shows understanding of the new language being spoken by teachers and peers.

Speaking (Conversation) Skills

11.B.1 Child is able to use language for different purposes.

11.B.2 Child engages in conversations in appropriate ways.

11.B.3 Child provides appropriate information for various situations.

11.B.4 Child demonstrates knowledge of verbal conversational rules

11.B.5 Child demonstrates knowledge of nonverbal conversational rules.

11.B.6 Child matches language to social context.

Speech Production Skills

II.C.1 Child’s speech is understood by both the teacher and other adults in the school.

II.C.2 Child perceives differences between similar sounding words.

II.C.3 Child investigates and demonstrates growing understanding of the sounds and intonation of Language.

Vocabulary Skills

II.D.1 Child uses a wide variety of words to label and describe people, places, things and actions.

II.D.2 Child demonstrates understanding of terms used in the instructional language of the classroom.

II.D.3 Child demonstrates understanding in a variety of ways or knowing the meaning of 3000 to 4000 words, many more than he or she uses.

II.D.4 Child uses a large speaking vocabulary, adding several new words daily.

II.D.5 Child increases listening vocabulary and begins to develop vocabulary of object names and common phrases.

II.D.6 Child increases listening vocabulary and begins to develop vocabulary of object names and common phrases in English (ELL).

Sentences and Structure Skills

II.E.1 Child typically uses complete sentences of four or more words and grammatical complexity usually with subject, verb, and object order.

II.E.2 Child uses regular and irregular plurals, regular past tense, personal and possessive pronouns, and subject-verb agreement.

II.E.3 Child uses sentences with more than one phrase.

II.E.4 Child combines more than one idea using complex sentences.

II.E.5 Child combines sentences that give lots of detail, sticks to the topic, and clearly communicates intended meaning.

II.E.6 Child engages in various forms of nonverbal communication with those who do not speak her home language (ELL).

II.E.7 Child uses single words and simple phrases to communicate meaning in social situations (ELL).

II.E.8 Child attempts to use new vocabulary and grammar in speech (ELL).

Gross Motor Development Skills

IX.A.1 Child demonstrates coordination and balance in isolation.

IX.A.2 Child coordinates sequence of movements to perform tasks.

Personal Safety and Health Skills

IX.C.1 Child practices good habits of personal safety.

IX.C.2 Child practices good habits of personal health and hygiene.

IX.C.3 Child identifies good habits of nutrition and exercise.

Music Skills

VIII.B.1 Child participates in classroom music activities including singing, playing musical instruments, and moving to rhythms.

VIII.B.2 Child responds to different musical styles through movement and play.

Writing:

IV.B.1 Child discusses and contributes ideas for drafts composed in whole/small group writing activities.

IV.B.2 Child interacts and provides suggestions to revise (add, take-out, change order) and edit (conventions) class-made drafts.

IV.B.3 Child shares and celebrates class-made and individual written products.

Reading:

III.D.1 Child retells or reenacts a story after it is read aloud.

III.D.2 Child uses information learned from books by describing relating categorizing or comparing and contrasting.

III.D.3 Child asks and responds to questions relevant to the text read aloud.

III.D.4 Child will make inferences and predictions about text.

Print Concepts:

III.E. 2 Child demonstrates understanding of print directionality including left to right and top to bottom.

III.E.3 Child can identify some conventional features of print that communicate meaning including end punctuation and case.

Motivation to Write:

IV.A.1 Child intentionally uses marks, letters, or symbols to record language and verbally shares meaning.  

IV.A.2 Child independently writes to communicate his/her ideas for a variety of purposes.

Writing Conventions:

IV.C.1 Child writes own name (first name or frequent nickname) using legible letters in proper sequence.

IV.C.2 Child moves from scribbles to some letter sound correspondence using beginning and ending sounds when writing.

IV.C.3 Child independently uses letters to make words or parts of words.

IV.C.4 Child uses appropriate directionality when writing (top to bottom, left to right).

IV.C.5 Child begins to experiment with punctuation when writing.

Math:

ALL guidelines are integrated and practice

Art Skills:

VIII.A.1 Child uses a variety of art materials and activities for sensory experience and exploration.

VIII.A.2 Child uses art as a form of creative self-expression and representation.

VIII.A.3 Child demonstrates interest in and shows appreciation for the creative work of others.

Dramatic Play:

VIII.B.3 Child creates or recreates stories, moods, or experiences through dramatic representations.

Technology:

X.A.1 Child opens and navigates through digital learning applications and programs.

X.A.2 Child uses, operates, and names a variety of digital tools.

X.A.3 Child uses digital learning applications and programs to create digital products and express own ideas.

X.A.4 Child uses technology to access appropriate information.

X.A.5 Child practices safe behavior while using digital tools and resources.

Fine Motor Development Skills

IX.B.1 Child shows control of task that require small-muscle strength and control.

IX.B.2 Child shows increasing control of tasks that require eye-hand coordination.

Relationships with Others:

I.C.5 Child initiates problem-solving strategies and seek adult help when necessary.

I.C.6 Child demonstrates empathy and caring for others.

I.C.7 Child interacts with a variety of playmates and may have preferred friends.

Social Skills are integrated throughtout the day:

Control of Attention

I.B.3a Child sustains attention to personally chosen or routine (teacher-directed) tasks until they are completed.

I.B.3b Child remains focused on engaging group activities for about 20 minutes at a time.

Self Concept Skills

I.A.1 Child is aware of where own body is in space, respects personal boundaries.

I.A.2 Child shows self-awareness and can express pride in age appropriate abilities and skills

I.A.3 Child shows reasonable opinion of his own abilities and limitations.

I.A.4 Child shows initiative in independent situations and persists in attempting to solve problems.

Behavior Control

I.B.1a Child follows classroom rules and routines with occasional reminders from teacher.

I.B.1b Child takes care of and manages classroom materials.

I.B.1c Child regulates his own behavior with occasional reminders or assistance from teacher.

Emotional Control

I.B.2a Child begins to understand the difference and connection between emotions/feelings and behaviors.

I.B.2b Child can communicate basic emotions/feelings

I.B.2c Child is able to increase or decrease intensity of emotions more consistently although adult guidance is sometimes necessary.

Relationships with Others

I.C.1a Child uses effective verbal and nonverbal communication skills to build relationships with teachers/adults.

I.C.2 Child assumes various roles and responsibilities as part of a classroom community.

I.C.3 Child shows competence in initiating social interactions.

I.C.4 Child increasingly interacts and communicates with peers to initiate pretend play scenarios that share a common plan and goal.

Social Awareness Skills

I.D.1 Child demonstrates an understanding that others have perspectives and feelings that are different from her own.

Relationships with Others:

I.C.5 Child initiates problem-solving strategies and seek adult help when necessary.

I.C.6 Child demonstrates empathy and caring for others.

I.C.7 Child interacts with a variety of playmates and may have preferred friends.

GCISD PK Scope and Sequence

2018-2019

The following outlines a developmentally appropriate sequence that scaffolds in difficulty from very concrete to abstract

Week/ Dates

Literacy Block

Theme

(All subjects integrated

ELA, Social Studies

READINESS & WRITING

LANGUAGE & LITERACY

NUMBERS & MATH

Science

Week 1 & 2

Focus on

  • Building relationships
  • Procedures within the classroom  
  • ROUTINES, ROUTINES, ROUTINES!  
  • Setting high expectations

SECOND STEP

READINESS & WRITING

LANGUAGE & LITERACY

NUMBERS & MATH

STEMScopes Alignment:

 Five Senses

ALL ABOUT SCHOOL

11.A.1 Child shows understanding by responding appropriately.

11.A.2 Child shows understanding by following two –step oral directions and usually follows three-step

directions.

11.A.3 Child shows understanding of the new language being spoken by teachers and peers.

VII.A.1 Child identifies similarities and differences between himself, classmates and other children inclusive of specific characteristics and cultural influences.

Make a friendly greeting

Say their names

Demonstrate showing someone new around the classroom

M. SHAKE HANDS P.23

T-SHAKE HANDS, SKIP TO MY LOU (SING ALONG CD)

W-SORT WOOD PIECES, WOOD PIECES WITH MUSIC

TH- ABC’S. 10 LITTLE FINGERS (SING ALONG CD)

F-WOOD PIECES IN A BAG, WOOD PIECES WITH MUSIC

M. Identify the Sound: “Do You Hear What I Hear” P. 30-31

-Ask and Respond to Questions: “Ask & Tell” P. 134-135

T .Distinguish Letters From Pictures: “Fishing for letters” P.66-67

-Distinguish Print from Pictures: “Pictures and Words” P. 90-91

W. Identify the Sound: “Guess the Sound” P. 31

-Use Manners: “Manners in Action” P. 144-145

TH. Distinguish Letters from Pictures: “Sort Yourself” P. 67

-Distinguish Print from Pictures: “Pictures and Words” P. 90-91

F. Identify the Sound: “Who Is It?” P. 31

-Use Manners: “Manners in Actions” P. 144-145

-Spanish: Vowels intro

M-SAME OR DIFFERENT P108

T-ONE TO ONE CORRESPONDENCE ”TABLE’S READY” P-34

W-IN OR OUT? TOSS & SHOUT P.74

TH-ONE TO ONE “SOCKS AND SHOES” P.35

F-CLASSIFY SAME OR DIFFERENT “MORE MONEY” P. 109

Five Senses Scope Key Concepts:        

Properties are described using your five senses.

The five senses are: touch, sight, smell, taste and hearing.

Properties to describe include: shape, color, sound, size, texture and taste.

Week 3

Listening

READINESS & WRITING

LANGUAGE & LITERACY

NUMBERS & MATH

STEMScopes Alignment: Five Senses

ALL ABOUT ME

AND BY BODY

VII.A.1 Child identifies similarities and differences between himself, classmates and other children inclusive of specific characteristics and cultural influences.

VII.A.2 Child identifies similarities and differences in characteristics of families.

Demonstrate new listening rules in a group

M. Readiness: “ Shake Hands” P. 23

-Counting & Numbers: “Numbers and Sing Along CD” P. 176

T. ABC Knowledge: “ABC SIng & Point” P. 49

-Pre-Writing: “Wood Pieces with Music” P. 85

W. ABC Knowledge: “Alphabet Animals on Parade” P. 50

-Drawing: “Expressive Easel Art” P. 35

TH. Prewriting: “Wood Pieces in a Box” P. 89

-Counting & Numbers: “Numbers & Sing Along CD” P. 176

F. Pre-Writing: “Positions & body parts with wood pieces” P. 90-91

Pre-Writing: “Wood Pieces with Music” P. 85

M. -Discriminate sounds: “Sound Detectives” P. 32-33

-Ask and respond to questions: “All about me” P. 135

T. Recognize letters: “Sing and point with me” P. 68-69

-Recognize book parts: “BOOK PARTS” P. 92-93

W. Discriminate sounds: “Loud and Quiet” P. 33

-Make predictions: “What will happen?” P. 106-107

TH. Capital L Position letters: “Letters up!” p. 70-71

-Recognize Book Parts: “Book Parts” P. 92-93

F. Discriminate Sounds: “It Doesn’t Belong” P. 33

-Recognize Letters “Silly Singing ABC” P. 69

-Spanish letter: Letter “O”

M- NUMBER & OPERATIONS

COUNT A SET OF OBJECTS

P36

T-GEOMETRY-DEMONSTRATE IN & OUT CUPS & CAPS

P.75

W-NUMBER & OPERATIONS

DESCRIBE CARDINALITY “HOW MANY IN MY HAT?”

P 38

TH-SORT BY COLOR P 110

F-CLASSIFY SAME OR DIFFERENT

P 109

Five Senses Scope Key Concepts:        

Properties are described using your five senses.

The five senses are: touch, sight, smell, taste and hearing.

Properties to describe include: shape, color, sound, size, texture and taste.

Week 4

Focusing Attention

READINESS & WRITING

LANGUAGE & LITERACY

NUMBERS & MATH

STEMScopes Alignment: Five Senses

ALL ABOUT ME

 AND MY FAMILY

VII.A.1 Child identifies similarities and differences between himself, classmates and other children inclusive of specific characteristics and cultural influences.

VII.A.2 Child identifies similarities and differences in characteristics of families.

Children will be able to:

Demonstrate focusing attention during a game

M. Pre-Writing: “Curves & Circles” P. 92-93

-Pre-Writing: “Wood Pieces with Music” P. 85

T. Drawing: “Build, Sing, and Draw Mat Man” P. 36-39

-Counting & Numbers: “ Counting On Me” P. 178

W. Pre-Writing: “Vertical, Horizontal, & Diagonal” P. 94-95

-Pre-Writing: “Wood Pieces with Music” P. 85

TH. ABC Knowledge: “Alphabet Animals on Parade” P. 50

-Sing Along CD: “Where do you start the letters at the top” P. 115

F. Pre-Writing: “Vertical, Horizontal, & diagonal” P. 94-95

-Pre-Writing: “Wood Pieces with Music” P. 85

M. Discriminate Words: “Same and Different Words” P. 34-35

-Ask and Respond to questions: “Who Am I?” P. 135

T. Capital F Position Letters: Smiley Face Helper” P. 71

-Recognize Letters in Name: “Please Pass L” P. 72-73

W. Discriminate Words: “Color Words” P. 35

-Make Predictions “Pumpkin Life” P. 107

TH. Capital E Position Letters: “Are they right?” P. 71

-Recognize Letters “Letter Leaders” P. 69

F. Discriminate Words “The Odd Word” P. 35

-Recognize letters in name: “Capital Call Out” P. 73

- Spanish: Letter “A”

M- SORT BY COLOR, “MOVING COLORS” P-111

T-DEMONSTRATE BEFORE & AFTER “LET’S MAKE A RAINBOW” P-76

W-NUMBERS & OPERATIONS DESCRIBE CARDINALITY “HOW MANY IN MY HAT?” P-38

TH-DEMONSTRATE BEFORE AND AFTER “WHO’S BEFORE?” P-77

F-NUMBERS & OPERATIONS DESCRIBE CARDINALITY “TAG BAG TOTALS” P-39

Five Senses Scope Key Concepts:        

Properties are described using your five senses.

The five senses are: touch, sight, smell, taste and hearing.

Properties to describe include: shape, color, sound, size, texture and taste.

Week 5

Self-Talk

READINESS & WRITING

LANGUAGE & LITERACY

NUMBERS & MATH

STEMScopes Alignment: Basic Needs

COMMUNITY HELPERS

VII.B.3 Child discusses the roles and responsibilities of community workers.

Demonstrate self-talk strategies while playing a game

M. Readiness: “Teaching Crayon Grip” P. 28

-Colors & Coloring “Night Sky” P. 67

T. Sing Along CD: “Where do you start your letters?” P. 115

-Pre-Writing: “Capitals with Letter Cards” P. 100

W. Readiness: “Teaching Letter Grip” P. 28

-Colors & Coloring  “Twinkle” P. 68

TH. Pre-Writing: “Capitals with the Mat” P. 101

-Colors & Coloring: “Fireworks” P. 69

F. Readiness: “Teaching Crayon Grip” P. 28

-Colors & Coloring: “Aim & Color” P. 70

M. Recognize Rhyming Words: “Rhyme Time” P. 36-37

-Follow Directions: “Follow Me” P. 136-137

T. Capital H Identify Capital Letters: “Letter Time” P. 78-79

-Distinguish Print from Pictures: “Picture Search” P. 91

W. Recognize Rhyming Words: “Rhyming Animals” P. 37

-Make Predictions: “It’s in the Name” P. 107

TH. Capital T Identify Capital Letters: “Letter Hunt” P. 79

-Distinguish Print from Pictures: “Picture Search” P. 91

F. Recognize Rhyming Words: “I Can Find a Rhyme” P. 37

-Follow Directions: “Follow the Dance” P. 137

-Spanish: Letter ”E”

M-COUNT IN ANY ORDER

“COUNT THIS WAY AND THAT”

P-40

T-MEASUREMENT

MAKE A DIRECT COMPARISON OF SIZE

COMPARE AND SHARE P-126

W-NUMBER AND OPERATIONS

COUNT IN ANY ORDER

LINE COUNT P-41

TH-MEASUREMENT

MAKE A DIRECT COMPARISON OF SIZE

FAMILY COMPARISON P-127

F-SORT BY COLOR

COUNTING COLORS P-111

Basic Needs Scope Key Concepts:        

Humans have basic needs.

Basic needs help us grow.

Animals and plants have similar basic needs.

Basic needs include water, food, and shelter.

Week 6

Week of September 24th

Following Directions

READINESS & WRITING

LANGUAGE & LITERACY

NUMBERS & MATH

STEMScopes Alignment: Basic Needs

TRANSPORTATION/

SAFETY

VII.B.2 Child participates in activities to help them become aware of what it means to be a consumer.

VI.A.1 Child describes, observes, investigates, and discusses properties and characteristics of common objects.

VI.A.2 Child observes, investigates, describes, and discusses position and motion of objects.

VI.A.3 Child uses simple measuring devices to learn about objects.

IX.C.1 Child practices good habits of personal safety.

II.D.1 Child uses a wide variety of words to label and describe people, places, things and actions.

Demonstrate listening and following directions while doing activities

Hispanic Heritage Month

M. Readiness: “Teaching Crayon Grip” P. 28

-Colors & Coloring: “Aim & Trace” P. 71

T. Drawing: “Build, Sing & Draw Mat Man” P. 36-39

-Colors & Coloring: “Red” P. 72

W. ABC Knowlege: “Sign In, Please!” P. 55

-Colors & Coloring: “Green” P. 73

TH. Pre-Writng: “Roll-a-dough” P. 102

-Colors & Coloring: “Yellow” P. 74

F. Readiness: “Teaching Crayon Grip” P. 28

-Colors & Coloring: “Purple” P. 75

M. Make Rhyming Words: “I know words that rhyme” P. 38-39

-Talk about feelings: “How does it feel?” P. 138-139

T. Capital I Identify Capital Letters: “ Capital Letter Sort” P. 79

-Recognize Book Parts: “Book Show and Tell” P. 93

W. Make Rhyming Words: “I know words that rhyme” P. 38-39

-Recognize Beginning, Middle, and End: “Beginning, Middle, End” P. 108-109

TH. Capital U Identify Capital Letters Discovery Teaching: “ Alphabet Cereal” P. 63

-Recognize Book Parts: “Book Show and Tell” P. 93

F. Make Rhyming Words: “Silly Poem” P. 39

-Recognize Beginning, Middle, and End: “Draw & Act It Out” P. 109

-Spanish: Letter “I”

M-GEOMETRY DEMONSTRATE TOP, MIDDLE, BOTTOM

RED LIGHT, GREEN LIGHT P-78

T- ALGEBRA SORT BY SIZE “FIT TEST” P-112

W-GEOMETRY DEMONSTRATE TOP, MIDDLE, BOTTOM “I FOUND THE TOP” P-79

TH-ALGEBRA - SORT BY SIZE “BOOKS IN A BOX” P-113

F-NUMBERS AND OPERATIONS

DEMONSTRATE ONE TO ONE CORESPONDENCE “COUNTING TOO” P 35

Basic Needs Scope Key Concepts:        

Humans have basic needs.

Basic needs help us grow.

Animals and plants have similar basic needs.

Basic needs include water, food, and shelter.

Week 7

Week of October 1st

Asking for what you need or want

READINESS & WRITING

LANGUAGE & LITERACY

REVIEW WEEK

NUMBERS & MATH

STEMScopes Alignment: Forces

BIOGRAPHY STUDY-

JOHNNY APPLESEED

VI.B.3 Child observes, investigates, describes, and discusses the relationship of organisms to their environments.

VII.A.3 Child organizes their life to events, time, and routines.

Demonstrate asking for what they need or want during skill-practice activities

M. Readiness: “Teaching Crayon Grip” P. 28

-Colors & Coloring: “Blue” P. 76

T. Pre-Writing: “Stamp and Screen” P. 103

-Colors & Coloring: “Orange” P. 77

W. Readiness: “Teaching Crayon Grip” P 28

TH. Pre-Writing: “A-B-C touch & flip cards” P 104

-ABC Knowledge: “ABC Sing & Point” P. 49

F. ABC Knowledge: “Sign In Please!” P. 55

-Colors & Coloring: “Brown” P. 79

M. Review Letters L, F, E, H, T I, U Identify Capital Letters: “Letter Hunt” P. 79

-Make Rhyming Words Discovery Teaching: “Tickledee-dee” P. 29

T. Distinguish letters from Pictures: “Signs All Around” P. 67

-Follow Directions: “Directions to the Treasure” P. 137

W. Review Letters L, F, E, H, T I, U Identify Capital Letters: “Letter Hunt” P. 79

-Recognize Beginning, Middle, and End: “Ballet Dancing Truck Drive” P. 109

TH. Recognize Rhyming Words: “Books of Rhymes” P. 29

-Talk About Feelings: “Feelings Talk” P. 139

F. Review Letters L, F, E, H, T I, U Identify Capital Letters: “Letter Hunt” P. 79

-Talk about feelings: “Book of Emotions” P. 139

-Spanish: Letter “U”

M-DISCOVERY PLAY

TAG BAGS P.29

T-ALGEBRA SORT BY SIZE

FUNNEL FUN P-113

W-GEOMETRY IN AND OUT “COUNT IT OUT” P-75

TH- MEASUREMENT

MAKE A DIRECT COMPARISON OF SIZE

“COMPARING SHAPES” P-127

F-NUMBER AND OPERATIONS

COUNT A SET OF OBJECTS

“ONE IN EACH BOX” P-37

Forces Scope Key Concepts:        

A bigger push or pull will move something farther.

A smaller push or pull will move something a smaller distance.

When you push something, it goes away from you.

When you pull something, it comes toward you.

A force can make things start or stop.

Week 8

Week of October 8th

Identifying Feelings

READINESS & WRITING

LANGUAGE & LITERACY

NUMBERS & MATH

STEMScopes Alignment: Food Sources

FARM/FARM ANIMALS

VI.B.3 Child observes, investigates, describes, and discusses the relationship of organisms to their environments.

VII.A.3 Child organizes their life to events, time, and routines.

VII.B.1 Child demonstrates that all people need food, clothing and shelter.

VII.B.2 Child participates in activities to help them become aware of what it means to be a consumer.

VII.B.3 Child discusses the roles and responsibilities of community workers.

Children will be able to:

Identify the feelings happy and sad when presented with physical (face or body) clues

Tell about a time when they felt happy or sad

Halloween

Day of the Dead

M. ABC Knowledge: “Sign In Please” P. 55

-Writing: “Name” p. 170-171

Sing Along CD: “Where Do You Start Your Letters?” P 155

-Writing: “Name” p. 170-171

T. ABC Knowledge: “Name of the Day” P. 57

-Writing: “Name” p. 170-171

ABC Knowledge: “ABC Sing & Point” P. 49

-Writing: “Name” p. 170-171

TH. ABC Knowledge: “Wet-dry-try on the slate” P 105

-Writing: “Name” p. 170-171

Counting and Numbers: “Count on me” P. 178

-Counting and Numbers: “Wet-Dry-Try for 1” P 174-175

F. I know my numbers: “1 booklet, 2 weeks to complete” p 196 (this booklet is not planned into the lesson plans, so add to your plans accordingly)

-Counting and numbers: “One-1” P. 179

W. Writing: “Chicks & Ducks” P. 116

-Counting and numbers: “Numbers & Sing Along CD” P. 176

TH. Drawing: “Draw in My Book” P. 44

-Colors & Coloring: “Gray” P. 80

F. Favorite activity

-Colors & Coloring: “Black” P. 81

M. Find Words in a Sentence: “Let’s Break Sentences” P. 40-41

-Identify Letters in Name: “That’s My Letter” P. 74-75

T. Capital C Identify Capital Letters “Letter Time” P. 78-79

-Talk about Experiences: “Reach and Tell” P. 140-141

W. Find Words in a Sentence: “Look in a Book” P. 41

-Find Main Character: “Who could it be?” P. 110-111

TH. Recognize Letters in Name: “Sing and Pop” P. 73

-Talk about Experiences: “School Trip” P. 141

F. Find Words in a Sentence: “I Can Count Words” P. 41

-Find Main Character: “More Adventurers Ahead” P. 111

-Spanish: Review vowels

M. Build Sentences with Words: “Let’s Make Sentences” P. 42-42

-Learn New Words: “What’s the Word?” P. 142-143

T. Capital O Identify Letters in Name: “Roll a letter” P. 75

-Recognize Book Parts: “Predict It” P. 93

W. Build Sentences with Words: “Tortoise and the Hare Sentences” P. 43

-Find Main Character: “Who’s the Main One?” P. 111

TH. Capital Q Identify Capital Letters Discovery Teaching: “Sensory Letters” P. 63

-Recognize Book Parts: “Predict It” P. 93

F. Build Sentences With Words: “I Can Count My Words” P. 43

-Talk about Experiences: “What’s your experience” P. 141

M-NUMBER & OPERATIONS

RECOGNIZE QUANTITIES WITHOUT COUNTING “HIDE AND PEED” P-44

T-MEASUREMENT

COMPARE USING LONG AND SHORT

“USE YOUR NOODLE” P-128

W-NUMBER & OPERATIONS

USE ORDINAL NUMBERS “TAG BAG LINE UP” P-46

TH-MEASUREMENT COMPARE LENGTH

USING LONG AND SHORT P-129

F-NUMBER & OPERATIONS USE ORDINAL NUMBERS “LOOKING FOR LINES” P-47

Food Sources Scope Key Concepts:

 Humans eat plants and animals.

Humans get their food from plants such as tomatoes, lettuce, apples, etc.

Humans get their food from animals such as cows, chickens, pigs, fish.

Humans can buy their food or they can grow their food.

Week 9

Week of October 15th

Identifying Anger

READINESS & WRITING

LANGUAGE & LITERACY

NUMBERS & MATH

STEMScopes Alignment: Food Sources

FALL/LEAVES

VI.B.2 Child describes life cycles of organisms.

VI.B.3 Child observes, investigates, describes, and discusses the relationship of organisms to their environments.

VII.A.3 Child organizes their life to events, time, and routines.

Identifying the feeling mad/angry when presented with physical clues

Tell others about a time when they felt angry

M. Favorite Activity

-Writing: “Bird Legs” P. 117

T. Letter and Number Play

-ABC Knowledge: “Capitals on the Edge” P. 52

W. Favorite Activity

-Writing: “Shape-Cross” P. 118

TH. Letter & Number Play

-Drawing: “Draw in my book” P. 44

F. ABC Knowledge: “Name of the Day” P. 57

-Writing: “Letter L” P 119

M. Find words in a sentence Discovery Teaching: “Sentence Colors” P. 29

-Learn New Words: “ Vocabulary Fishing” P. 143

T. Capital G Identify Capital Letters: “Alphabet Cereal” P. 63

-Follow Text Left to Right: “Which way do we go?” Pg. 94-95

W. Represent Events in a Story: “Replay Robins” P. 154-155

-Name the Place: “What can you see” P. 112-113

TH. Capital S Identify Capital Letters: “Capitals with letter cards and word pieces” P. 63

-Follow the text left to right: “Which way do we go?” P. 94-95

F. Represent Events in a Story: “Add A Character” P. 155

-Name the Place: “Set the Stage” P 113

-Spanish: Letter “M”

M-ALGEBRA SORT BY

FUNCTION”FASTENER SORT” P-114

T-COMPARE SETS “MORE OR FEWER” P-48

W-DEMONSTRATE TOP, MIDDLE , BOTTOM “WHAT’S IN THE MIDDLE” P-79

TH-COMPARE SETS

COUNT EACH SET P-49

TH-COMPARE SETS

COUNT EACH SET P-49

Food Force's Scope Key Concepts:

 Humans eat plants and animals.

Humans get their food from plants such as tomatoes, lettuce, apples, etc.

Humans get their food from animals such as cows, chickens, pigs, fish.

Humans can buy their food or they can grow their food.

Week 10

Week of October 22nd

Same or Different Feelings

READINESS & WRITING

LANGUAGE & LITERACY

NUMBERS & MATH

STEMScopes Alignment: Food Sources

PUMPKINS

VI.B.1 Child observes, investigates, describes, and discusses the characteristics of organisms.

VI.B.2 Child describes life cycles of organisms.

VI.B.3 Child observes, investigates, describes, and discusses the relationship of organisms to their environments.

VII.D.3 Child engages in voting as a method for group decision-making

Compare what is the same and what is different about two objects

Identify whether they feel the same as or different from others in response to scenarios

Presidential Elections

T. I know my Numbers: “2 booklet, 2 weeks to complete” P. 196

-Counting & Numbers: “Two” pg. 181

W. Favorite Activity

-Writing: “Shape-Square” P. 120

TH. ABC Knowledge: “Three a day-Capitals to say” P. 51

-Letter Play for F

F. Pre-Writing: “Wet-dry-try for F” -Writing: “Letter F” P. 121

M. Make one word into two: “Word Magic” P. 44-45

-Learn new words: “What Am I?” P. 143

T. Capital J Identify Capital Letters Discovery Teaching: “Roll-A-Dough Letters” P. 63

-Retell Through Play: “Hat Play” P. 156-157

W. c

TH. Capital D Identify Capital Letters Discovery Teaching: “Slate letters” P. 63.

-Retel Through Play: “Create a Prop” P. 157

F. Make One Word into Two “Give me a Break” P. 45

-Represent Events in a Story: “Character Change” P. 155

-Spanish: Letter “P”

M-DATA REPRESENTATION

MOVE TO YOUR ANSWER P-150

T-DESCRIBE A SIMPLE PATTERN

REPEAT AFTER ME P-116

W-GEOMETRY DEMONSTRATE BEFORE AND AFTER

WHAT’S ON FIRST P-77

TH-ALGEBRA

DESCRIBE A SIMPLE PATTERN

“MAKE A PATTERN” P-117

Food Forces Scope Key Concepts:

 Humans eat plants and animals.

Humans get their food from plants such as tomatoes, lettuce, apples, etc.

Humans get their food from animals such as cows, chickens, pigs, fish.

Humans can buy their food or they can grow their food.

Week 11

Week of October 29th

Accidents

READINESS & WRITING

LANGUAGE & LITERACY

NUMBERS & MATH

STEMScopes Alignment: Food Sources

AUTHOR STUDY/BOOK CHARACTER PARADE

III.A.1 Child engages in pre-reading and reading related activities

III.A.2 Child uses books and either written materials to engage in pre-reading behaviors.

III.A.3 Child recognizes that text has meaning

III.D.1 Child retells or reenacts a story after it is read aloud.

III.D.2 Child uses information learned from books by describing relating categorizing or comparing and contrasting.

III.D.3 Child asks and responds to questions relevant to the text read aloud.

III.D.4 Child will make inferences and predictions about text.

Identify when something happens by accident

Demonstrate saying “I didn’t mean to. It was an accident. Are you okay?” in response to scenarios

M. Counting & Numbers: “Numbers & sing along CD” P. 176

-Counting & Numbers: “Two” P. 181

T. Letter & Number Play for 2 and E

-Counting & Numbers: “Draw in my book” P. 44

W. Letter Play with letter E: “Writing, pre-stroke for E” P. 122

-Writing: “Pre-stroke for E” P. 122

TH. ABC Knowledge: “CAPITALS on the edge” P.52

-Counting & Numbers: “Wet-Dry-Try for 2” P. 174-175

F. Writing: “Shape-rectangle” P. 124

-Writing: “Letter E” P. 123

M. Make two words into one: “Two Words, New Word” P. 46-47

-Learn New Words Discovery Teaching: “Make the Most of Read-Alouds” P. 133

T. Capital P Identify Capital Letters: “Roll-A-Dough Letters” P. 63

-Retell Through Play: “Hat Play” P. 156-157

W. Make Two Words into One: “Crazy Compound Words” P. 47

-Describe Problem and Solution: “What Should I do?” P. 114-115

TH. Identify Capital Letters: “Letter Hunt” P. 79

-Follow Text Left to Right: “All kinds of pages” P. 95

F. Make Two Words into One: “I’ll Give you half” P. 47

-Describe Problem and Solution: “What Could They Do?” P. 115

-Spanish: Letter “S”

M-M-DATA REPRESENTATION

MOVE TO YOUR ANSWER P-157

 

T-NUMBERS AND OPERATIONS

IDENTIFY NUMBERS

NAME THAT NUMERALS P-50

W-GEOMETRY

LEFT & RIGHT “SHAKE HANDS WITH ME” P-82

TH- NUMBERS AND OPERATIONS

IDENTIFY NUMERALS “COUNTERS IN A CUP” P-51

F-GEOMETRY

DEMONSTRATE LEFT AND RIGHT

“LEARN LEFT” P-83

Properties of Matter Scope Key Concepts:

Matter is all around you.

The states of matter that you can see are liquid and solid.

Matter has properties: Shape, texture and color.

Water can change from solid to liquid.

Week 12

November 5th

Caring and helping

READINESS & WRITING

LANGUAGE & LITERACY

NUMBERS & MATH

STEMScopes Alignment: Properties of Matter

THANKSGIVING

VETERAN’S DAY/

VII.D.1 Child identifies flags of the United States and Texas.

VII.D.2 Child recites the Pledge of Allegiance to the United States flag and the state flag and observes a moment of silence.

VII.A.1 Child identifies similarities and differences between himself, classmates and other children inclusive of specific characteristics and cultural influences.

Demonstrate saying something kind in response to scenarios

Demonstrate helping behaviors during an activity

M. Counting & Numbers: “Wet-dry-try  for 3” P. 174-175

-Counting & Numbers: “That would be me” P. 182

T. Letter & Number Play for 3 and H

-Counting & Numbers: “Three-3” P. 183

W. I know my numbers: “3 booklet, 2 week to complete” P. 196

-Writing: “Draw-Rectangle” P. 124

TH. Letter Play H and T

-Writing: “Letter H” P. 125

F. ABC Knowledge: “Name that Capital” P. 53

-Writing: “Letter T” P. 126

M. Review C, O, Q, G, S, J, D, P, B Identify Capital Letters: “Letter Path” P. 63

-Make two words into one: “Give Me a Break” P. 45

T. Learn New Words: “Call Word Book” P. 133

-Follow Text Left to Right: “Follow the Words” P. 95

W. Review C, O, Q, G, S, J, D, P, B Identify Capital Letters: “Letter Path” P. 63

-Describe Problem and Solution: “Solution Twist” P. 115

TH: Retell Through Play: “Isabel’s Birthday” P. 157

-Follow Text Left to Right: “Follow the Words” P. 95

F. Review C, O, Q, G, S, J, D, P, B Identify Capital Letters: “Letter Path” P. 63

-Use Manners: “Manners Relay” P. 145

-Spanish: Letter “L”

M-DISCOVERY PLAY

1-2-3 TOUCH AND FLIP CARDS P-33

T-MEASUREMENT

COMPARE USING LONG AND SHORT

CHECK THE LINE P-129

W-NUMBER AND OPERATIONS

USE ORDINAL NUMBERS

“LINE UP TIME” P-47

TH-COUNT IN ANY ORDER

“TAG BAG DOT COUNT” P-41

F-ALGEBRA

DESCRIBE A SIMPLE PATTERN “BIGGER PATTERN UNITS” P-117

Properties of Matter Scope Key Concepts:

Matter is all around you.

The states of matter that you can see are liquid and solid.

Matter has properties: Shape, texture and color.

Water can change from solid to liquid.

Week 13

November 12th

We feel feelings in our body

READINESS & WRITING

LANGUAGE & LITERACY

REVIEW WEEK

NUMBERS & MATH

STEMScopes Alignment: Properties of Matter

THANKSGIVING

VII.C.1 Child identifies and creates common features in the natural environment.

VII.A.1 Child identifies similarities and differences between himself, classmates and other children inclusive of specific characteristics and cultural influences.

Identify worry as an uncomfortable feeling

Identify a grown-up to talk to when they feel worries

M. Counting & Numbers: “Wet-Dry-Try for 3” P 174-175

-Drawing: “Build, sing, & Draw Mat Man” P. 36-39

T. Letter & Number play for 3 and I

-ABC Knowledge: “Letter & Picture Match” P. 54

W. Sing Along CD: “The ant, the bug, & the bee”

-Writing: “Letter I” P.127

TH. Letter Play I and U

-Writing: “The Rain Song” P. 128

F. Favorite Activity

-Writing: “Letter u” P. 129

M. Recognize Syllables: “Clap Names” P. 48-49

-Learn New Words: “Stretch It” P.133

T. Capital R Identify Capital Letters: “Letter Time” P. 78-79

-Distinguish Print from Pictures: “Words tell a story” P. 91

W. Recognize Syllables: “Syllable Sort” P. 49

-Identify Emotions in a Story: “Feelings Are Important” P. 116-117

TH: Capital K Identify Capital Letters: “Alphabet Cereal” P. 63

-Distinguish Print from Pictures: “Words Tell a Story” P. 91

F. Recognize Syllables: “Syllable Compare” P. 49

-Dictate Information: “Class Journal” P. 158-159

-Spanish: Letter “T”

M-DATA REPRESENTATION

MOVE TO ANSWER “SQUARE DANCE”P-151

T-GEOMETRY

SORT SHAPES “SIDES AND CORNERS” P-84

W-DUPLICATE A SIMPLE PATTERN “SOUND LIKE THIS” P-118

TH-COMPARE SETS “LET’S ADD MORE” P-49

F-DUPLICATE A PATTERN “COPY CAT” P-119

Properties of Matter Scope Key Concepts:

Matter is all around you.

The states of matter that you can see are liquid and solid.

Matter has properties: Shape, texture and color.

Water can change from solid to liquid.

November 19 - 23

Thanksgiving Holiday

Week 14

November 26th

Strong Feelings

READINESS & WRITING

LANGUAGE & LITERACY

NUMBERS & MATH

STEMScopes Alignment: Properties of Matter

Gingerbread

III.A.1 Child engages in pre-reading and reading related activities

III.A.2 Child uses books and either written materials to engage in pre-reading behaviors.

III.A.3 Child recognizes that text has meaning

III.D.1 Child retells or reenacts a story after it is read aloud.

III.D.2 Child uses information learned from books by describing relating categorizing or comparing and contrasting.

III.D.3 Child asks and responds to questions relevant to the text read aloud.

III.D.4 Child will make inferences and predictions about text.

Recognize and name when they or others are feeling frustrated

Demonstrate putting their hands on their tummies and saying “stop”

M. ABC Knowledge: “Sign In, Please” P. 55

-Writing: “Name” P. 170-171

T. ABC Knowledge: “Name of the Day” P. 57

-Writing: “Name” P. 170-171

W. ABC Knowledge: “ABC Sing & Point” P. 49

-Writing: “Name” P. 170-171

TH. Pre-Writing: “Door Tracing” P. 107

-Writing: “Name” P. 170-171

F. Letter Play

-Writing: “Name” P. 170-171

M. Recognize Syllables: “Choose and Clap” P. 29

-Learn New Words: “What’s the Word?” P. 142-143

T. Capital A Identify Capital Letters: “Capitals with letter cards and wood Pieces” P. 63

-Distinguish Letters, Words, and Sentences: “Letters and Words for sentences” P. 96-97

W. Label Objects: “Label the Teacher” P. 160-161

-Identify Emotions in a Story: “How would you feel” P. 117

TH. Capital V Identify Capital Letters: “Roll-A-Dough Letters” P. 63

-Distinguish Letters, Words, & Sentences: “Letters and Words for sentences” Pg. 96-97

F. Label Objects: “Room Label Rhyme” P. 161

-Dictate Information: “Our Classroom Trip” P. 159

-Spanish: Letter “D”

M-GRAPH WITH OBJECTS “APPLES & BANANAS” P-152

T-MATH SHAPES “GUESS WHAT” P-86

W-CONNECT NUMERALS TO QUANTITIES “SHOW ME SOME NUMBER” P-52

TH-”MATCH MY SHAPE”  P-87

F-CONNECT NUMERALS TO QUANTITIES “CLAP A NUMBER” P-53

Properties of Matter Scope Key Concepts:

Matter is all around you.

The states of matter that you can see are liquid and solid.

Matter has properties: Shape, texture and color.

Water can change from solid to liquid.

Weeks 15

December 3rd

Name Feelings

READINESS & WRITING

LANGUAGE & LITERACY

NUMBERS & MATH

STEMScopes Alignment: Properties of Matter

Gingerbread

11.B.2 Child engages in

conversations in appropriate ways.

11.B.3 Child provides appropriate information for various situations.

11.B.6 Child matches language to social context.

III.D.1 Child retells or reenacts a story after it is read aloud.

III.D.2 Child uses information learned from books by describing relating categorizing or comparing and contrasting.

III.D.3 Child asks and responds to questions relevant to the text read aloud.

VII.A.1 Child identifies similarities and differences between himself, classmates and other children inclusive of specific characteristics and cultural influences.

Name their feelings in response to scenarios

Demonstrate how to calm down in response to scenarios

M. Choice Play for 4

-Sing Along CD: “Animal Legs” p. 184

T. Wet-Dry-Try for 4

-Counting & Numbers: “Four-4” P. 185

W. I know my numbers: “4 booklet, 2 weeks to complete” p. 196

-Pre-Writing: “Door Tracing” p. 107

TH. Writing: “Make a Magic C Bunny” P. 130

-Writing: “Pre-Stroke for C” P. 132

F. Letter Play for C

-Writing: “Letter C” P. 133

M. Divide Onset & Rime: “Words Have Families Too” P. 50-51

-Learn New Words: “Vocabulary Fishing” P. 143

T. Capital M Identify Capital Letters: “Letter Hunt” P. 79

-Distinguish Letters, Words, & Sentences: “Words and Letters in Our Room” P. 97

W. Divide Onset & Rime: “Family Ties” P. 51

-Identify Emotions in a Story: “Finding Feelings” P. 117

TH. Capital N Identify Capital Letters: “Slate Letters” P. 63

-Distinguish Letters, Words, & Sentences: “Words and letters in our room” P. 97

F. Divide Onset & Rime: “United We Stand” P. 51

-Dictate Information: “Explore Writing” P. 159

-Spanish: Letter “R”

M-GRAPH WITH OBJECTS “COMPARE BY PAIRS” P-153

T-COMPARE USING TALL AND SHORT

“TALL TOWERS” P-130

W-ID NUMERALS “CONTINUE ON” P-51

TH-COMPARE USING TALL AND SHORT “TALLER THAN OUR PLANT” P-131

F-MAKE A SET “FLIP, CHECK AND PASS” P-43

Properties of Matter Scope Key Concepts:

Matter is all around you.

The states of matter that you can see are liquid and solid.

Matter has properties: Shape, texture and color.

Water can change from solid to liquid.

** Review time: Use this time to reinforce any previous science skills

Week 16

December 10th

Name Feelings

READINESS & WRITING

LANGUAGE & LITERACY

NUMBERS & MATH

HOLIDAY TRADITIONS AROUND THE WORLD

11.B.2 Child engages in

conversations in appropriate ways.

11.B.3 Child provides appropriate information for various situations.

11.B.6 Child matches language to social context.

III.D.1 Child retells or reenacts a story after it is read aloud.

III.D.2 Child uses information learned from books by describing relating categorizing or comparing and contrasting.

III.D.3 Child asks and responds to questions relevant to the text read aloud.

VII.A.1 Child identifies similarities and differences between himself, classmates and other children inclusive of specific characteristics and cultural influences.

Name their feelings in response to scenarios

Demonstrate how to calm down in response to scenarios

M. Wet-Dry-Try for 4

-Sing Along CD: “Animal Legs” p. 184

T. Letter Play for 4 and O

-Writing: “Pre-Stroke for O” P. 134

W. ABC Knowledge: “Letter & Picture Match” P. 54

-Writing: “Letter O” P. 135

TH. Favorite Activity

-Drawing: “Build sing & Draw mat man” p. 36-39

F. Sing, Sound, & Count: “Shape Song”

-Writing: “Shape-Circle” P. 136

M. Combine onset & Rime: “I say, You Say, We Say” P. 52-53

-Learn New Words: “What Am I?” P. 143

T. Capital W Identify Capital Letters: “Sensory Letters” P. 63

-Distinguish Letters, Words, & Sentences: “Sentences About Me” P 97

W. Combine Onset & Rime: “Matching Rimes” P. 53

-Find Facts: “Listening for Information” P. 126-127

TH. Capital X Recognize Capital Letters: “Identify Capital Letters” P. 78-79

-Distinguish Letters, Words, & Sentences: “Sentences About Me” P. 97

- Spanish: Letter “C” fuerte

M-GRAPH W/ OBJECTS “MORE TO EAT” P-153

T-MATCH SHAPES OF DIFFERENT SIZES “ARE YOU MY MATCH?” P-88

W-CONNECT NUMERALS TO QUANTITIES “PLAY A GAME” P-53

TH-MATCH SHAPES OF DIFFERENT SIZES “MY SHAPES MATCH” P-91

F-COMPARE USING TALL AND SHORT “TALLER TOWERS” P-131

Week 17

December 17th

Name Feelings

READINESS & WRITING

LANGUAGE & LITERACY

NUMBERS & MATH

HOLIDAY TRADITIONS AROUND THE WORLD

11.B.2 Child engages in

conversations in appropriate ways.

11.B.3 Child provides appropriate information for various situations.

11.B.6 Child matches language to social context.

III.D.1 Child retells or reenacts a story after it is read aloud.

III.D.2 Child uses information learned from books by describing relating categorizing or comparing and contrasting.

III.D.3 Child asks and responds to questions relevant to the text read aloud.

VII.A.1 Child identifies similarities and differences between himself, classmates and other children inclusive of specific characteristics and cultural influences.

Name their feelings in response to scenarios

Demonstrate how to calm down in response to scenarios

M. Sing, Sound, & Count with me CD: “Five Fingers Play” P. 186

-Counting & Numbers: “Five-5” P. 187

T. I know my numbers: “5 booklet, 2 weeks to complete” P. 197

-Choice Play for 5 and Q

W. Wet-Dry-Try Q P. 105

-Writing: “Letter Q” p. 167

TH. Letter Play for Q and G

-Writing: “Pre-Stroke for G” P. 138

F. Favorite Activity

-Writing: “Letter G” P. 139

M. Divide Onset & Rime: “Family Ties” P. 51

-Learn new Words: “Act it out” P. 133

T. Capital Y Identify Capital Letters: “Capital Letter Sorts” P. 79

-Recognize Names: “I know my name and your name too” P. 98-99

W. Identify Letters in Name: “Letter Tags” P. 76-77

-Distinguish Real From Make-Believe: “Is It Real?” P. 118-119

TH. Capital Z Identify Capital Letters: “Alphabet Cereal” P. 63

-Recognize Names: “I know my name and yours too” P. 98-99

F. Find Facts: “We’re the Experts” P 127

-Dictate Information: “Our Class Journal” P. 158-159

Spanish: C SUAVE

M. Write Numerals: “Wet, Dry, Try” Pg. 54-55

T. Move Shapes to Match: “Puzzle Moves” pg. 90-91

W. Write Numerals: “I Know My Numbers” Pg. 55

TH. Move Shapes to Match: “Match My Shape” Pg. 89

F. Sort By Function: “Number Match” Pg. 115

WINTER BREAK DEC. 24-JAN. 4

Week 18

January 7th

Managing Disappointment

READINESS & WRITING

LANGUAGE & LITERACY

NUMBERS & MATH

STEMScopes Alignment: Weather Patterns and Sun’s Heat

WINTER

VI.C.3 Child observes and describes what happens during changes in the earth and sky.

VII.B.1 Child demonstrates that all people need food, clothing and shelter.

VI.A.4 Child observes, investigates, describes, and discusses sources of energy including light, heat, and electricity.

Demonstrate belly breathing

Demonstrate the calming-down steps in response to scenarios

M. Favorite Activity

-Sing Along CD: “Five Fingers Play” Pg. 186

T. Letter & Number Play for 5 and S

-Pre stroke for S, Pg. 140

W. Favorite Activity

-Letter S, pg. 141

TH. Letter Play for S and J

-Pre-Stroke for J, Pg. 142

F. Favorite Activity

-Letter J, Pg. 143

REVIEW WEEK

M. Review R, K, A, V, M, N, W, X, Y, Z: “Sensory Letters” Pg. 63

-Discriminate Words: “Simon Says” Pg. 29

T. Learn New Words: “Class Word Book” Pg. 133

-Recognize Names: “Sicky Names” Pg. 99

W. Review R, K, A, V, M, N, W, X, Y, Z: “Sensory Letters” Pg. 63

-Find Facts: “Our Own Book” Pg. 127

TH. Label Objects: “pg. Explore Science” Pg. 161

-Recognize Names: “Sticky Names” Pg. 99

F. Review R, K, A, V, M, N, W, X, Y, Z: “Sensory Letters” Pg. 63

-Dictate Information: “Our Classroom Trip” Pg. 159

Spanish letter “N”

M. Discovery Play: “4 squares More Squares” Pg. 71

T. Match Shapes: “A Funny Face” Pg. 87

W. Recognize Quantities Without Counting: “Tag Bag Flash”

TH. Duplicate A Simple Pattern: “Stringing a Pattern” Pg. 119

F. Demonstrate Left & Right: “Left Hand, Right Hand” Pg. 83

Weather Patterns Scope Key Concepts:                                                                                            Sun’s Heat Scope Key Concepts:

There are words to describe the weather.                                                                                              We can measure heat through qualitative observation.

There are different seasons, and each season has defined patterns.

There are certain weather patterns that are specific to where you live.

Week 19

January 14th

READINESS & WRITING

LANGUAGE & LITERACY

NUMBERS & MATH

STEMScopes Alignment: Weather Patterns and Sun’s Heat

WINTER

VI.C.3 Child observes and describes what happens during changes in the earth and sky.

VII.B.1 Child demonstrates that all people need food, clothing and shelter.

VI.A.4 Child observes, investigates, describes, and discusses sources of energy including light, heat, and electricity.

M. Sing, Sound & Count With Me CD: “Counting, Counting”

-Six-6, pg. 188

T. I Know My Numbers 6 Booklet, 2 weeks to complete

-Pre Stroke for D, P, B, R, pG. 144

W. Letter Play for D, P, B and R

-Letter D, Pg 145

TH. Mat Man Shapes, pg. 41

-Letter P, pg. 146

F. Capitals on the Edge, pg. 52

-Letter B, Pg. 147

M. Recognize Rhyming Words: “Books of Rhymes” Pg. 29

-Learn New Words: “Picture Displays” pg. 133

T. Lowercase C: “Double Line Blackboard” Pg. 65

-Recognize Signs: “I Can Read Signs” Pg. 100-101

W. Use Manners: “A Special Thanks” Pg. 145

-Distinguish Real From Make-Believe: “Tell Your Own Tale” Pg. 119

TH. Identify Letters in Name: “Last Names” Pg. 75

Recognize Signs: “I Can Read Signs” Pg. 100-101

F. Identify Letters in Name: “Names in Our Class” Pg. 77

-Dictate Information: “Explore Writing” Pg. 159

Spanish letter: “F”

M. I Know My Numbers, Booklet 2

T. Describe Circles: “Round & Round We Go” Pg. 92-93

W. Label Sets: “Write How Many” Pg. 58-59

TH. Describe Curves: “Pg. 93

F. Label Sets: “More Labels” Pg. 59

Weather Patterns Scope Key Concepts:                                                                                            Sun’s Heat Scope Key Concepts:

There are words to describe the weather.                                                                                              We can measure heat through qualitative observation.

There are different seasons, and each season has defined patterns.

There are certain weather patterns that are specific to where you live.

Week 20

January 21st

Managing Anger

READINESS & WRITING

LANGUAGE & LITERACY

NUMBERS & MATH

STEMScopes Alignment: Weather Patterns and Sun’s Heat

SPACE

VII.D.1 Child identifies flags of the United States and Texas.

VII.D.2 Child recites the Pledge of Allegiance to the United States flag and the state flag and observes a moment of silence.

VII.A.1 Child identifies similarities and differences between himself, classmates and other children inclusive of specific characteristics and cultural influences.

VII.C.2 Child explores geography tools and resources.

Demonstrate relaxing their bodies

Tell the difference between ways to behave when angry that are okay and those that are not okay

Martin Luther King

M. Favorite Activity

-Wet-Dry-Try for 6

T. Choice Play for 6, D, P, and B

-Lowercase Letters on the Edge, pg. 56

W. Three a Day-Capitals to Say, Pg. 51

-Capital & Lowercase Letters, Pg. 59

TH. Draw with Lit It Up, pg. 45

-Rock, Rap, Tap & Learn CD: “Alphabet boogie & Tapping the ABC’s” Pg. 58

F. Door Tracing, pG 107

-Numbers & The Sing, Sound & Count With Me CD, Pg 177

M. Repeat Beginning Sounds: “In the Beginning” Pg. 54-55

-Learn New Words: “Make the Most of Read-Alouds” pg. 133

T. Lowercase o: “A Letter Book” Pg. 65

-Recognize Signs: “Push and Pull” Pg. 101

W. Repeat Beginning Sounds: “Starting Sound Shuffle” Pg. 55

-Distinguish Real From Make-Believe: “Book Sort” Pg. 119

TH. Lowercase s: “Letters in Names” Pg. 65

-Recognize Signs: “Cut and Color” Pg. 101

F. Repeat Beginning Sounds: “Tongue Twister Twist” Pg. 55

-Dictate Information: “That’s My Favorite” Pg. 153

Spanish letter “B”

M. Explore Representation & Probability: “Dog or Fish?” Pg. 154-155

T. Compare Weight Using Heavy & Light: “Heavy or Light” Pg. 132

W. Describe Rectangles: “Our Rectangle BOok” Pg. 94-95

TH. Compare Weight Using Heavy & Light: “What’s in Your Box?” Pg. 133

F. Describe Rectangle: “Count How Many” Pg. 95

Weather Patterns Scope Key Concepts:                                                                                            Sun’s Heat Scope Key Concepts:

There are words to describe the weather.                                                                                              We can measure heat through qualitative observation.

There are different seasons, and each season has defined patterns.

There are certain weather patterns that are specific to where you live.

Week 21

January 28th

Managing Waiting

READINESS & WRITING

LANGUAGE & LITERACY

NUMBERS & MATH

STEMScopes Alignment: Forces and Properties of Matter

SPACE

VII.D.1 Child identifies flags of the United States and Texas.

VII.D.2 Child recites the Pledge of Allegiance to the United States flag and the state flag and observes a moment of silence.

VII.A.1 Child identifies similarities and differences between himself, classmates and other children inclusive of specific characteristics and cultural influences.

VII.C.2 Child explores geography tools and resources.

Demonstrate waiting in a game

Demonstrate counting to help with waiting

M. Favorite Activity

-1-2-3 Touch & Flip Cards, Pg. 195

T. Letter PLay for R

-Pre Stroke for R, Pg. 148

W. Sing, Sound & Count With Me CD: “Counting Candles”

-Letter R, Pg. 149

TH. Letter PLay for R or K

-Pre-Stroke for K, Pg. 150

F. Favorite Activity

-Letter K, Pg. 151

M. Identify Beginning Sound: “How Does It Begin?” pg. 56-57

-Learn New Words: “Stretch It” Pg. 133

T. Lowercase v: “Match and Reveal” Pg. 65

-Recognize Signs: “Cut and Color” Pg. 101

W. Identify Beginning Sound: “The Real Deal” Pg. 57

-Make Personal Connections: “Just Like Me” Pg. 120-121

TH. Lowercase w: “Capital Partners” Pg. 65

-Recognize Shapes: “ Cut and Color” Pg. 101

F. Identify Beginning Sound: “Look in a Book” Pg. 57

-Dictate Information: “Class Journal” Pg. 158-159

Spanish letter “J”

M. I Know My Numbers, booklet 3

T. Describe Squares: “1 Purple, 2 Purple, 3 Purple, 4” Pg. 96-97

W. Compare Width Using Narrow & Wide: “Let’s Decide, Narrow or Wide?” Pg. 134-135

TH. Describe Squares: “Building a Big Square” Pg. 97

F. Compare Width Using Narrow & Wide: “Size Sort” Pg. 135

Forces Scope Key Concepts:                                                                                                            Properties of Matter Key Concepts:

A bigger push or pull will move something farther.                                                                              

Matter is all around you.


A smaller push or pull will move something a smaller distance.                                                          The states of matter that you can see are liquid and solid.

When you push something, it goes away from you.                                                                             Matter has properties: shape, texture and color.

When you pull something, it comes toward you.                                                                                  Water can change from a solid to a liquid.

A force can make things start or stop

Week 22

February 4th

Fair ways to play

READINESS & WRITING

LANGUAGE & LITERACY

NUMBERS & MATH

STEMScopes Alignment: Forces and Properties of Matter

FAIRY TALES

III.A.1 Child engages in pre-reading and reading related activities

III.A.2 Child uses books and either written materials to engage in pre-reading behaviors.

III.A.3 Child recognizes that text has meaning

III.D.1 Child retells or reenacts a story after it is read aloud.

III.D.2 Child uses information learned from books by describing relating categorizing or comparing and contrasting.

III.D.3 Child asks and responds to questions relevant to the text read aloud.

III.D.4 Child will make inferences and predictions about text.

III.D.4 Child will make inferences and predictions about text.

Demonstrate asking to play together, trade, or take turns when playing with another child

Demonstrate using Fair Ways to Play in everyday situations

M. Favorite Activity

-Seven-7, pg. 189

T. I Know My Numbers 7 Booklet, 2 weeks to complete, pg. 197

-Lowercase matching, pg. 60

W. Letter & Number Play for 7 and A

-Pre stroke for A, pg. 192

Th. Rock, Rap, Tap & Learn CD: “Diagonals”

-Letter A, pg. 153

F. Favorite Activity

-Shape- Triangle, pg. 154

M. Identify Beginning Sound: “Searching for Sounds” Pg. 29

-Learn New Words: “What’s the Word?” Pg. 142-142

T. Lowercase t: “It’s in the Book” Pg. 65

-Share Ideas: “pg. Sign Makers” Pg. 162-163

W. Repeat Beginning Sounds: “Starting Sound Shuffle” Pg. 55

-Make Personal Connections: “My Birthday Story” Pg. 121

TH. Lowercase a: “Letter Hunt” Pg. 65

-Share Ideas: “Stop and Go” Pg. 163

F. Make Personal Connections: “More Stories Like Mine” Pg. 121

-Dictate Information: “Our Classroom Trip” Pg. 159

Spanish letter “G” fuerte (gato)

M. Explore Pictographs: “Class Vote” Pg. 155

T. Describe Triangles: “Terrific Triangles” Pg. 98-99

W. Compare Weight Using Heavy & Light: “What’s in Your Bag?” Pg. 133

TH. Describe Triangles: “Sing & Draw” Pg. 99

F. Compare Width Using Narrow & Wide: “Word Time” Pg. 135

Forces Scope Key Concepts:                                                                                                            Properties of Matter Key Concepts:

A bigger push or pull will move something farther.                                                                              

Matter is all around you.


A smaller push or pull will move something a smaller distance.                                                          The states of matter that you can see are liquid and solid.

When you push something, it goes away from you.                                                                             Matter has properties: shape, texture and color.

When you pull something, it comes toward you.                                                                                  Water can change from a solid to a liquid.

A force can make things start or stop

Week 23

February 11th

Having Fun with Friends

READINESS & WRITING

LANGUAGE & LITERACY

NUMBERS & MATH

STEMScopes Alignment: Forces and Properties of Matter

VALENTINE’S DAY

Fairy Tales

VII.A.1 Child identifies similarities and differences between himself, classmates and other children inclusive of specific characteristics and

cultural influences.

VII.C.1 Child identifies and creates common features in the natural environment.

I.B.2a Child begins to understand the difference and connection between emotions/feelings and behaviors.

I.B.2b Child can communicate basic emotions/feelings

I.B.2c Child is able to increase or decrease intensity of emotions more consistently although adult guidance is sometimes necessary.

I.D.1 Child demonstrates an understanding that others have perspectives and feelings that are different from her own.

Identify how they feel when other children do or do not play in fair ways

Name ways they have fun with their friends

Valentine’s Day

M. Favorite Activity

-Wet-Dry-Try for 7, Pg. 174-175

T. Choice Letter & Number Play

-Lowercase Letters on the Edg, pg. 56

W. Draw with Line It Up, pG. 45

-Shapes-Diamonds, pg. 155

TH. Choice Letter PLay for M

-Pre-Stroke for M, pg. 156

F. Door Tracing, pg. 107

-Letter M, Pg. 157

M. Recognize Rhyming Words: “Rhyme Time” Pg. 36-37

-Learn New Words: “Vocabulary Fishing” Pg. 143

T. Lowercase d: “Lowercase Limbo” Pg. 80-81

-Recognize Book Parts: “Child’s Choice” Pg. 89

W. Recognize Rhyming Words: “Rhyming Animals” Pg. 37

-Make Connections between Stories: “What’s Alike?” pg. 122-123

TH. Lowercase g: “Lowercase Letter Laugh” Pg. 81

-Recognize Book Parts: “Child’s Choices” Pg. 89

F. Make Connections Between Stories: “Tell a Connecting Story” Pg. 123

-Dictate Information: “Explore Writing” Pg. 159

Spanish letter “G” suave (gemelos)

M. I know My Number, Booklet 4

T. Combine Sets: “Count Them All” Pg. 60-61

W. Compare Capacity Using More & Less: “What Holds More?”

TH. Combine Sets: “Place & Count” Pg. 61

F. Compare Capacity Using More & Less: “Explore More” Pg. 137

Forces Scope Key Concepts:                                                                                                            Properties of Matter Key Concepts:

A bigger push or pull will move something farther.                                                                              

Matter is all around you.


A smaller push or pull will move something a smaller distance.                                                          The states of matter that you can see are liquid and solid.

When you push something, it goes away from you.                                                                             Matter has properties: shape, texture and color.

When you pull something, it comes toward you.                                                                                  Water can change from a solid to a liquid.

A force can make things start or stop

Week 24

February 18th

Inviting to play

LANGUAGE & LITERACY

NUMBERS & MATH

STEMScopes Alignment: Forces and Properties of Matter

FAIRY TALES

III.A.1 Child engages in pre-reading and reading related activities

III.A.2 Child uses books and either written materials to engage in pre-reading behaviors.

III.A.3 Child recognizes that text has meaning

III.D.1 Child retells or reenacts a story after it is read aloud.

III.D.2 Child uses information learned from books by describing relating categorizing or comparing and contrasting.

III.D.3 Child asks and responds to questions relevant to the text read aloud.

III.D.4 Child will make inferences and predictions about text.

III.D.4 Child will make inferences and predictions about text.

Demonstrate how to use inviting language

Demonstrate inviting others to play during a game

M. Wet-Dry-Try for 8, pg. 174-175

-Eight-8, pg. 90

T. I Know My Numbers Booklet 8 Booklet, 2 weeks to complete, pg. 197

-Legs 2-4-6-8

W. Letter & Number Play for 8 and N

-Pre-Stroke for N, pg .158

TH. Favorite Activity

-Letter N, Pg. 159

F. Draw with Line It Up, Pg. 45

-Shape Review, pg. 160

REVIEW WEEK

M. Review c, o s, v, w, t, a, d, g: “Lowercase Look & See” Pg. 81

-Make Two Words into One: “I’ll Give You Half” Pg. 47

T. Learn New Words: “Class Word Book” pg. 133

-Recognize Names: “Famous Faces” Pg. 99

W. Review c, o s, v, w, t, a, d, g: “Lowercase Look & See” Pg. 81

-Make Connections Between Stories: “Connections Match” Pg. 123

TH. Share Ideas: “Write and Play” Pg. 163

-Recognize Names: “Famous Faces” pg. 99

F. Review c, o s, v, w, t, a, d, g: “Lowercase Look & See” Pg. 81

-Share Ideas: “Color to Conversation” Pg. 153

Spanish letter “ch”

M. Discovery Play: “Mix and Make Shapes” Pg. 73

T. Compare Capacity Using More & Less: “ Test It!” Pg. 137

W. Match Shapes of Different Size: “I Like Squares, Too” Pg. 89

TH. Combine Sets: “Rowboat, Rowboat!” Pg. 61

F. Sort Shapes: “How Many Can You Find?” Pg. 85

Forces Scope Key Concepts:                                                                                                            Properties of Matter Key Concepts:

A bigger push or pull will move something farther.                                                                              

Matter is all around you.


A smaller push or pull will move something a smaller distance.                                                          The states of matter that you can see are liquid and solid.

When you push something, it goes away from you.                                                                             Matter has properties: shape, texture and color.

When you pull something, it comes toward you.                                                                                  Water can change from a solid to a liquid.

A force can make things start or stop

Week 25

February 25th

Joining in with play

READINESS & WRITING

LANGUAGE & LITERACY

NUMBERS & MATH

STEMScopes Alignment: Forces and Properties of Matter

Texas

VII.D.1 Child identifies flags of the United States and Texas.

VII.D.2 Child recites the Pledge of Allegiance to the United States flag and the state flag and observes a moment of silence.

VII.A.1 Child identifies similarities and differences between himself, classmates and other children inclusive of specific characteristics and cultural influences.

VII.C.2 Child explores geography tools and resources.

VII.A.1 Child identifies similarities and differences between himself, classmates and other children inclusive of specific characteristics and

cultural influences.

I.B.2b Child can communicate basic emotions/feelings

I.B.2c Child is able to increase or decrease intensity of emotions more consistently although adult guidance is sometimes necessary.

I.D.1 Child demonstrates an understanding that others have perspectives and feelings that are different from her own.

Come up with lots of ideas for play

Identify positive ways to join in

M. letter & Number PLay

-Rock, Rap, Tap and Learn CD: “Alphabet Boogie”

T. Three A Day-Capitals to Say, pg. 51

-Capital-lowercase Matching, pg. 61

W. ABC’s on the Rock, Rap, Tap & Learn CD

-Mat Man Shapes, pg. 161

TH. Letter Play for V & W

-Pre-stroke V&W, pg. 162

F. Favorite Activity

-Letter v, pg. 63

M. Recognize Syllables: “I Am a Fine Musician” Pg. 29

-Learn New Words: “What Am I?” Pg. 143

T. Lowercase u: “Match and Reveal” Pg. 65-Use Words That Describe: “Touch or Look” Pg. 146-147

W. Recognize Syllables: “Choose and Clap” Pg. 29

-Retell a Story: “You Caught Me” Pg. 124-125

TH. Lowercase i: “Double Line Blackboard” Pg. 65

-Use Words that Describe: “Taste or Smell” Pg. 147

F. Retell a Story: “Sing, Say, and Act” Pg. 125

-Make a Topic Choice: “Just Like You!” Pg. 164-165

Spanish letra “ñ”

M. I know My Numbers, Booklet 5

T. Explore Growing Patterns: “Teacher, May I Grow a Pattern?” Pg. 120-121

W. Move Shapes to Match: “Puzzle Challenge” Pg. 91

TH. Explore Growing Patterns: “Double Dips” Pg. 121

F. Describe Circles: “Is it a Circle?” Pg. 93

Forces Scope Key Concepts:                                                                                                            Properties of Matter Key Concepts:

A bigger push or pull will move something farther.                                                                              

Matter is all around you.


A smaller push or pull will move something a smaller distance.                                                          The states of matter that you can see are liquid and solid.

When you push something, it goes away from you.                                                                             Matter has properties: shape, texture and color.

When you pull something, it comes toward you.                                                                                  Water can change from a solid to a liquid.

A force can make things start or stop

Week 26

March 4th

Saying the problem

READINESS & WRITING

LANGUAGE & LITERACY

NUMBERS & MATH

STEMScopes Alignment :Life Cycles

Texas

III.A.1 Child engages in pre-reading and reading related activities

III.A.2 Child uses books and either

written materials to engage in pre-reading behaviors.

III.A.3 Child recognizes that text has meaning

III.D.1 Child retells or reenacts a story after it is read aloud.

III.D.2 Child uses information learned from books by describing relating categorizing or comparing and contrasting.

III.D.3 Child asks and responds to questions relevant to the text read aloud.

III.D.4 Child will make inferences and predictions about text.

III.D.4 Child will make inferences and predictions about text.

Demonstrate calming down and saying the problem

Use words to describe problems presented in scenarios

President’s Day

M. Wet-Dry-Try for 9, pg. 174-175

-Nine-9, pg. 192

T. I Know My Numbers, 2 weeks to complete pg. 197

-1-2-3 Touch & Flip Cards, pg. 195

W. Letter & Number Play for 9 and/or V & W

-Letter W. Pg. 164

TH. Letter Play for X

-Capital & Lowercase Letter Pg. 59

F. Rock, Rap, Tap & Learn CD: “Sliding Down to the End of the Alphabet”

-Letter X, Pg. 165

M. Identify Final Sound: “The End” Pg. 58-59

-Learn New Words: “Act It Out” Pg. 133

T. Lowercase e: “I Spy” Pg. 65

-Use Words That Describe: “Silly Sentences” Pg. 147

W. Identify Final Sound: “Sound Stretch” PG. 59

-Retell a Story: “Retell and Re-enact” Pg. 125

TH. Lowercase l: “Capital and Lowercase Collage” Pg. 83

-Use Words That Describe: “Touch or Look” pg. 146-147

F. Identify Final Sound: “Matching Sounds” Pg. 59

-Make a Topic Choice: “I Choose You” Pg. 165

Spanish letter “V”

M. Explore Pictographs: “Choice Challenge” Pg. 155

T. Order By Size: “From Bears to Chairs” pg. 138-139

W. Describe Rectangles: “Stop & Turn” Pg. 95

TH. Order by Size: “From Bears to Squares” Pg. 139

F. Describe Squares: “Cover the squares” Pg. 97

Life Cycles Key Concepts:

There are different stages in a life cycle.

A life cycle repeats.

Plants and animals may look different at different stages in their life cycle.

SPRING BREAK MARCH 11-15

Week 27

March 18th

Thinking of solutions

READINESS & WRITING

LANGUAGE & LITERACY

NUMBERS & MATH

STEMScopes Alignment :Life Cycles

All about Spring

Plants & Insects

III.A.1 Child engages in pre-reading and reading related activities

III.A.2 Child uses books and either written materials to engage in pre-reading behaviors.

III.A.3 Child recognizes that text has meaning

III.D.1 Child retells or reenacts a story after it is read aloud.

III.D.2 Child uses information learned from books by describing relating categorizing or comparing and contrasting.

III.D.3 Child asks and responds to questions relevant to the text read aloud.

III.D.4 Child will make inferences and predictions about text.

Think of lots of solutions to a problem

Read Across America/ Dr. Seuss Birthday

M. Wet-Dry-Try for 9, pg. 174-175

-1-2-3 Touch & Flip Cards, pg. 195

T. Letter & Number Play for 9 and/or Y

-Name That Capital, Pg. 53

W. Favorite Activity

-Letter Y, pg. 166

TH. Letter PLay for Y & Z

-Lowercase Letters on the Edge, pg. 56

F. Favorite Activity

-Letter Z, pg. 167

M. Identify Final Sound: “The End” Pg. 58-59

-Learn new Words: “PIcture Displays” Pg. 133

T. Lowercase k: “Letters in Names” Pg. 65

-Recognize Book Parts: “Child’s Choice” Pg. 89

W. Identify Final Sounds: “Matching Sounds” Pg. 59

-Find Facts: “Listening for Information” Pg. 126-127

TH. Lowercase y: “Match Makers” Pg. 84-85

-Use Words That Describe: “Touch or Look” Pg. 146-147

F. Find Facts: “Our Own Book” Pg. 127

-Make a Topic Choice: “Jobs in Our Community” Pg. 165

Spanish letter “ll”

M. I Know My Numbers, Booklet 6

T. Recognize Shapes in a Group: “Simon Says Shapes” Pg. 100-101

W. Explore Growing Patterns: “Figure It Out” Pg. 121

TH. Recognize Shapes in a Group: “Body Shapes” Pg. 101

F. Label Sets: “Clap & Trace” Pg. 59

Life Cycles Key Concepts:

There are different stages in a life cycle.

A life cycle repeats.

Plants and animals may look different at different stages in their life cycle.

Week 28

March 25th

Speaking assertively

READINESS & WRITING

LANGUAGE & LITERACY

NUMBERS & MATH

STEMScopes Alignment :Life Cycles

ALL ABOUT SPRING

Plants & Insects

VI.C.3 Child observes and describes what happens during changes in the earth and sky.

V.E.3 Child recognizes and creates patterns.

Demonstrate speaking up assertively in response to scenarios

M. Favorite Activity

-Ten-10, pg. 193

T. I Know My Numbers 10 booklet, 2 weeks to complete, pg. 197

-Favorite Activity

W. Letter & Number Play

-1-2-3  Touch & Flip Cards, pg. 195

TH. Line It Up, pg. 169

-Name of the Day, Pg. 57

F. Choice Letter & Number Play

-Capital-lowercase matching, pg. 61

M. Identify Letters in Names: “Sign In, Please!” Pg. 63

-Learn New Words: “Make the Most of Read-Alouds” Pg. 133

T. Lowercase j: “Lowercase Limbo” Pg. 80-81

-Match Capital & Lowercase Letters: “Letter Friends” Pg. 82-83

W. Represent Events in a Story: “Replay Robins” Pg. 154-155

-Find Facts: “We’re the Experts” Pg. 127

TH. Lowercase p: “Lowercase Look and See” Pg. 81

-Match Capital & Lowercase Letters: “Letter Marks the Spot” Pg. 83

F. Dictate Information: “Class Journal” Pg. 158-159

-Represent Events in a Story: “Add a Character” Pg. 155

Spanish letter “Q”

M. Take Objects Away: “How Many Are Left?” Pg. 62-63

T. Explore Area: “Cover & See” Pg. 140-141

W. Take Objects Away: “Dumplin’ Song” Pg. 63

TH. Explore Area: “Different Ways” Pg. 141

F. Describe Triangles: “I Can Make A Triangle” Pg. 99

Life Cycles Key Concepts:

There are different stages in a life cycle.

A life cycle repeats.

Plants and animals may look different at different stages in their life cycle.

Week 29

April 1st

Second Step

Learning in kindergarten

READINESS & WRITING

LANGUAGE & LITERACY

NUMBERS & MATH

STEMScopes Alignment :Life Cycles

Zoo Animals

VI.B.1 Child observes, investigates, describes, and discusses the characteristics of organisms.

VI.B.2 Child describes life cycles of organisms.

VI.B.3 Child observes, investigates, describes, and discusses the relationship of organisms to their environments.

Identify the feelings learned in the Second Step program when presented with facial clues

Demonstrate the calming down steps in response to scenarios

M. Sing Along CD: “Ten Little Fingers”

-Letter & Number Play

T. Letter & Number PLay

-1-2-3 Touch & Flip Cards, pg. 195

W. Alphabet Review, Pg. 168

-ABCs on the Sing Along CD, pg. 46

TH. Line It Up, pg. 169

-Capital/Lowercase Matching, Pg. 61

F. Number Review, Pg. 194

-Numbers on the Sing Along CD, pg. 176

M. Find Words in a Sentence: “Sentence Colors” Pg. 29

-Learn New Words: “Stretch It” Pg. 133

T. Lowercase r: “Letter Hunt” Pg. 65

-Identify Letters in Name: “Sun Letters” Pg. 77

W. Represent Events in a Story: “Character Change” Pg. 155

-Sort Information: “We Belong Together” Pg. 128-129

TH. Lowercase n: “A Letter Book” Pg. 65

-Find Words in a Sentence: “I Can Count Words” Pg. 41

F. Sort Information: “ They’re Good for You” Pg. 129

-Dictate Information: “Our Classroom Trip” Pg. 159

Spanish letter “Z”

M. I Know My Numbers, Booklet 7

T. Use Nonstandard Units of Measurement: “Measuring with Bags” Pg. 142-143

W. Explore Patterns in the Real World: “Pattern Day” Pg. 122-123

TH. Use Nonstandard Units of Measurement: “Standard Units” Pg. 143

F. Explore Patterns in the Real World: “Pattern Hunt” Pg. 123

Life Cycles Key Concepts:

There are different stages in a life cycle.

A life cycle repeats.

Plants and animals may look different at different stages in their life cycle.

Week 30

April 8th

Riding the Kindergarten Bus

READINESS & WRITING

LANGUAGE & LITERACY

NUMBERS & MATH

STEMScopes Alignment :Life Cycles

Zoo Animals

VI.B.1 Child observes, investigates, describes, and discusses the characteristics of organisms.

VI.B.2 Child describes life cycles of organisms.

VI.B.3 Child observes, investigates, describes, and discusses the relationship of organisms to their environments.

Identify the feelings learned in the Second Step program when presented with facial clues

Demonstrate the calming down steps in response to scenarios

Kick Start To Kindergarten (KSK)

M. KSK: C c; pg 9

-Or:Review Numbers 1-5  ; favorite activity

T. KSK:O o; pg. 10

-Or:Review Letters L F E  ; favorite activity

W KSK:S s; pg. 11

-Or:Review Numbers 1-5   ; favorite activity

TH.  KSK: V v; Pg. 12

-Or:Review Letter H T  ; favorite activity

F.  KSK: Help Me Write My Name in Title Case, pg. 37

-Or:Review Numbers   ; favorite activity

REVIEW WEEK

M. Review u, i, e, l, k, y, j, p, r, n: “Lowercase Letter Laugh” Pg. 81

-Make Two Words into One: “I’ll Give You Half” Pg. 47

T. Learn New Words: “Class Word Book” Pg. 133

-Match Capital & Lowercase Letters: “Letter Marks the Spot” Pg. 83

W. Review u, i, e, l, k, y, j, p, r, n: “Lowercase Letter Laugh” Pg. 81

-Sort Information: “Musical Instruments” Pg. 129

TH. Retell Through Play: “Hat Play” Pg. 156-157

-Make Two Words into One: “Crazy Compound Words” Pg. 47

F. Review u, i, e, l, k, y, j, p, r, n: “Lowercase Letter Laugh” Pg. 81

-Dictate Information: “Explore Writing” Pg. 159

Spanish letter “H”

M. Identify Events as Likely or Unlikely: “Snow Boots or Sunglasses?” Pg. 156-57

T. Order By Size: “From Bears to Buttons” Pg. 139

W. Take Objects Away: “Take Away More” Pg. 63

TH. Explore Area: “How Many Squares” Pg. 141

F. Write Numerals: “Door Tracking” Pg. 55

Life Cycles Key Concepts:

There are different stages in a life cycle.

A life cycle repeats.

Plants and animals may look different at different stages in their life cycle.

WEEK 31 APRIL 15-19 WEEK OF THE YOUNG CHILD

Week 32

April 15

Making new friends in kindergarten

READINESS & WRITING

LANGUAGE & LITERACY

NUMBERS & MATH

STEMScopes Alignment: Objects in the Sky and Caring for our Earth

Camping

EARTH AND SKY/EARTH DAY/THINK GREEN AND RECYCLE

VI.C.1 Child  observes, identifies, compares, discusses earth materials, and their properties and uses.

VI.C.2 Child observes, identifies, observes, and discusses objects in the sky

VI.C.3 Child observes and describes what happens during changes in the earth and sky.

VI.C.3 Child demonstrates the importance of caring for our environment and our planet.

Demonstrate the Fair ways to play

Demonstrate inviting others to play and asking to join in play

M. KSK: W w, pg. 13

-Or:Review Numbers 5-10   ; favorite activity

T. KSK: T t, pg. 14

-Or:Review Letters C O Q G   ; favorite activity

W. KSK: A a, pg. 15

-Or:Review Numbers 5-10  ; favorite activity

TH.  KSK: D d; pg. 16

-Or:Review Letters S J D ; favorite activity

F. Review Letters P B R

-Review Numbers 5-10

M. Recognize Syllables: “Sing Your Name” Pg. 29

-Learn New Words: “What’s the Word?” pg. 142-143

T. Lowercase m: “Capital and Lowercase Collage” Pg. 83

-Tell a Story: “Tell Me About It” Pg. 148-149

W. Retell Through Play: “Create a Prop” Pg. 157

-Make Predictions: “Whys and What Ifs?” Pg. 105

TH. Identify Letters In Name: “Last Names Too” Pg. 77

-Recognize Syllables: “Syllable Sound-off” Pg. 27

F. Tell a Story: “It Happens Every Day” Pg. 149

-Dictate Information: “Explore Writing” Pg. 159

Spanish letter “Y”

M. I Know My Numbers, Booklet 8

T. Share a Set Evenly: “Everyone Gets the Same”  Pg. 64-65

W. Identify Shapes in Objects: “Snap a Shape” Pg. 102-103

TH. Share a Set Evenly: “Share Other Things” Pg. 65

F. Identify Shapes in Objects: “Real World Shapes” Pg. 103

Objects in the Sky Key Concepts:

Students can identify human-made objects in the sky.

Students can identify natural objects in the sky.

The location of the sky is “up” or “above” or “over” their heads.

Caring for our Earth Key Concepts:

By recycling, we reduce the amount of trash.

Students identify ways they can help the environment at school.

Students identify ways they can help the environment at home such as: recycling, cleaning up litter, turning off water when not using, turning off lights when they are not in the room.

Week 33

April 22

Second Step Review

READINESS & WRITING

LANGUAGE & LITERACY

NUMBERS & MATH

STEMScopes Alignment: Objects in the Sky and Caring for our Earth

Camping

EARTH AND SKY/EARTH DAY/THINK GREEN AND RECYCLE

Science:

VI.A.1 Child describes, observes, investigates, and discusses properties and characteristics of common objects.

VI.A.2 Child observes, investigates, describes, and discusses position and motion of objects.

VI.A.3 Child uses simple measuring devices to learn about objects.

VI.A.4 Child observes, investigates, describes, and discusses sources of energy including light, heat, and electricity.

M. KSK:G g, pg 17

-Or:Review Letters K A M ; favorite activity

T. KSK: Magic C Practice, pg. 18

-Or Letter play/favorite activity

W KSK: U u, pg. 19

-Or Review Letters N V W/Letter Play

TH.  KSK:I i, pg. 20

-Or favorite activity/letter play

F.  Review Letters Y Z

M.. Divide Onset & Rime: “United We Stand” Pg. 51

-Learn New Words: “Vocabulary Fishing” Pg. 143

T. Lowercase h: “I Spy” Pg. 65

-Tell a Story: “The End?” Pg. 149

W. Retell Through Play: “Isabel’s Birthday” Pg. 157

-Find Facts: “Listening for Information” Pg. 126-127

TH. Lowercase b: Match and Reveal” Pg. 65

-Distinguish Sounds: “Apples and Bananas” Pg 29

F. Match Capital & Lowercase Letters: “Challenging Match” Pg. 85

-Share Ideas: “Color to Conversation” Pg. 153

Spanish letter “X”

M. Identify Events as Likely or Unlikely: “Spinning to Predict” Pg. 157

T. Identify Shapes in Objects: “My Book About Shapes” Pg. 103

W. Sequence Events: “Step By Step” Pg. 144-145

TH. Recognize Quantities Without Counting: “Match My Dots” Pg. 45

F. Sequence Events: “Mixed-Up Snacks” Pg. 145

Objects in the Sky Key Concepts:

Students can identify human-made objects in the sky.

Students can identify natural objects in the sky.

The location of the sky is “up” or “above” or “over” their heads.

Caring for our Earth Key Concepts:

By recycling, we reduce the amount of trash.

Students identify ways they can help the environment at school.

Students identify ways they can help the environment at home such as: recycling, cleaning up litter, turning off water when not using, turning off lights when they are not in the room.

Week 34

April 29

Second Step Review

READINESS & WRITING

LANGUAGE & LITERACY

NUMBERS & MATH

STEMScopes Alignment: Habitats

Dinosaur Dig

Science:

VI.B.1 Child observes, investigates, describes, and discusses the characteristics of organisms.

VI.B.2 Child describes life cycles of organisms.

VI.B.3 Child observes, investigates, describes, and discusses the relationship of organisms to their environments.

VI.C.3 Child demonstrates the importance of caring for our environment and our planet.

M. KSK: E e, pg. 22

-Or Check Readiness/favorite activity

T. KSK: L l, pg. 22

-Or Check Readiness/favorite activity

W KSK: K k, pg. 22

-Or Check Readiness/favorite activity

TH.  KSK:Y y, pg. 24

-Or Check Readiness/favorite activity

F.  Check Readiness/favorite activity

M. Combine Onset & Rime: “I Say, You Say, We Say” Pg. 52-53

-Learn New Words: “What Am I?” Pg. 143

T. Lowercase f: “It’s in the Book” Pg. 65

-Retell a Story: “You Caught Me!” Pg. 124-125

W. Label Objects: “Science Labels” pg. 153

-Retell a Story: “Go For Drama” Pg. 105

TH. Lowercase q: “Letter Friends” Pg. 82-83

-Combine Onset & Rime: “Matching Rimes” Pg. 53

F. Identify Letters In Name: “Names in Our CLass” Pg. 77

-Make a Topic Choice: “Just Like You!” Pg. 164-165

Spanish letter “K”

M. I Know My Numbers, Booklet 9

T. Know My Numbers

W. Connect Time & Events: “Day & Night Charades” Pg. 146-147

TH. Divide a Whole into 2 Halves: “Cooking Cutting” Pg. 67

F. Divide a Whole into 2 Halves: “Cooking Cutting” Pg. 67

Habitats Key Concepts:

Animals and plants live in habitats.

Animals and plants get their basic needs in their habitats.

Identify three different habitats.

Week 35

May 6

Second Step Review

READINESS & WRITING

LANGUAGE & LITERACY

NUMBERS & MATH

STEMScopes Alignment: Habitats

Dinosaur Dig

Science:

VI.B.1 Child observes, investigates, describes, and discusses the characteristics of organisms.

VI.B.2 Child describes life cycles of organisms.

VI.B.3 Child observes, investigates, describes, and discusses the relationship of organisms to their environments.

VI.C.4 Child demonstrates the importance of caring for our environment and our planet.

Writing:

IV.B.1 Child discusses and contributes ideas for drafts composed in whole/small group writing activities.

IV.B.2 Child interacts and provides suggestions to revise (add, take-out, change order) and edit (conventions) class-made drafts.

IV.B.3 Child shares and celebrates class-made and individual written products.

Reading:

III.D.1 Child retells or reenacts a story after it is read aloud.

III.D.2 Child uses information learned from books by describing relating categorizing or comparing and contrasting.

III.D.3 Child asks and responds to questions relevant to the text read aloud.

III.D.4 Child will make inferences and predictions about text

M. KSK: J j, pg. 25

-Or Check Readiness/favorite activity

T. KSK: P p, pg. 26

-Or Check Readiness/favorite activity

W KSK: R r, pg. 27

-Or Check Readiness/favorite activity

TH.  KSK: N n, pg. 28

-Or Check Readiness/favorite activity

F.  Check Readiness/favorite activity

M. Repeat beginning Sounds: “Tongue Twister Twist” Pg. 55

-Learn New Words: “Act it Out” Pg. 133

T. Lowercase x: “Double Line Blackboard” Pg. 65

-Recognize Names: “Sticky Names” Pg. 99

W. Sort Information: “We Belong Together” Pg. 128-129

-Label Objects: “Explore Science” Pg. 161

TH. Lowercase z: “Match Makers” Pg. 84-85

-Recognize Names: “Sticky Names” Pg. 99

F. Recognize beginning, middle, and end: “Ballet Dancing Truck Driver” Pg. 109

-Make a Topic Choice: “I Choose You” Pg. 165

Spanish letter “W”

M. Identify Events as Likely or Unlikely: “Certain or Impossible” Pg. 157

T. Explore 3-D Shapes: “Stock It Up” Pg. 104-105

W. Use Nonstandard Units of Measurement: “Measure Volume” Pg. 143

TH. Explore 3-D Shapes” Pg. 105

F. Share a Set Evenly: “Share with More Friends” Pg. 65

Habitats Key Concepts:

Animals and plants live in habitats.

Animals and plants get their basic needs in their habitats.

Identify three different habitats.

Week 36

May 13

Second Step Review

READINESS & WRITING

LANGUAGE & LITERACY

NUMBERS & MATH

STEMScopes Alignment: Habitats

Ocean/ UNDER THE SEA HABITATS

VI.B.1 Child observes, investigates, describes, and discusses the characteristics of organisms.

VI.B.2 Child describes life cycles of organisms.

VI.B.3 Child observes, investigates, describes, and discusses the relationship of organisms to their environments.

VI.C.3 Child demonstrates the importance of caring for our environment and our planet.

IV.B.1 Child discusses and contributes ideas for drafts composed in whole/small group writing activities.

IV.B.2 Child interacts and provides suggestions to revise (add, take-out, change order) and edit (conventions) class-made drafts.

IV.B.3 Child shares and celebrates class-made and individual written products.

Memorial Day

M. KSK: M m, pg. 29

-Or Letter & Number Play/Favorite Activity

T. KSK: H h, pg. 30

-Or Letter & Number Play/Favorite Activity

W. KSK: B b, pg. 31

-Or Letter & Number Play/Favorite Activity

TH.  KSK: Discover Letter Practice, pg. 34

-Or Letter & Number Play/Favorite Activity

F.  Or Letter & Number Play/Favorite Activity

REVIEW WEEK

M. Review m, h, b, f, q, x, z: “Lowercase Limbo” Pg. 81

-Learn New Words: “Picture Displays” Pg. 133

T. Identify Beginning Sound: “How Does it Begin?” Pg. 56-57

-Match Capital & Lowercase Letters: “Circle a Letter” Pg. 85

W. Review m, h, b, f, q, x, z: “Lowercase Limbo” Pg. 81

-Dictate Information: “My Favorite Part” Pg. 105

TH. Identify Beginning Sound: “The Real Deal” Pg. 57

-Share Ideas: “Sign Makers” Pg. 163

F. Review m, h, b, f, q, x, z: “Lowercase Limbo” Pg. 81

-Make a Topic Choice: “Jobs in Our Community” Pg. 165

M. I know My Numbers Booklet 10: “9,10, A Big Fat Hen” Pg. 56-57

T. Sort Shapes: “Sort Some More!” Pg. 85

W. Review Numerals: “Fun Practice” Pg. 57

TH. Recognize Shapes in a Group: “More Simon Says” Pg. 101

F. Connect Time & Events: “What Do You Do?” Pg. 147

Habitats Key Concepts:

Animals and plants live in habitats.

Animals and plants get their basic needs in their habitats.

Identify three different habitats.

Week 37

May 20th

Second Step Review

READINESS & WRITING

LANGUAGE & LITERACY

NUMBERS & MATH

STEMScopes Alignment: Habitats

Ocean/ UNDER THE SEA HABITATS

VI.B.1 Child observes, investigates, describes, and discusses the characteristics of organisms.

VI.B.2 Child describes life cycles of organisms.

VI.B.3 Child observes, investigates, describes, and discusses the relationship of organisms to their environments.

VI.C.3 Child demonstrates the importance of caring for our environment and our planet.

IV.B.1 Child discusses and contributes ideas for drafts composed in whole/small group writing activities.

IV.B.2 Child interacts and provides suggestions to revise (add, take-out, change order) and edit (conventions) class-made drafts.

IV.B.3 Child shares and celebrates class-made and individual written products.

M. KSK: F f, pg. 33

-Or Letter & Number Play/Favorite Activity

T. KSK: Q q, pg. 34

-Or Letter & Number Play/Favorite Activity

W KSK: X x, pg. 35

-Or Letter & Number Play/Favorite Activity

TH.  KSK: Z z, pg. 37

-Or Letter & Number Play/Favorite Activity

F.  Or Letter & Number Play/Favorite Activity

M. Match Capital and Lowercase Letters: “Capital Partners” Pg. 65

-Make Personal Connections: “After You’re Done” Pg. 105

T. Learn new Words: “Class Word Book” Pg. 133

-Identify Final Sound: “Matching Sounds” pg. 59

W. Identify Capital Letters: “Letter Path” Pg. 63

-Find Facts: “We’re the Experts” Pg. 127

TH. Share Ideas: “ Write and Play” Pg. 163

-Identify Final Sound: “Sound Stretch” Pg. 59

F. Match the Capital & Lowercase Letters: “Letters Marks the Spot” Pg. 83

-Share Ideas: “Color to Conversation” Pg. 153

M. Sequence Events: “Line It Up” Pg. 145

T. Review Numerals: “Without a Trace” Pg. 57

W. Explore Patterns in the Real World: “Nature Patterns” Pg. 123

TH. Explore 3-D Shapes: “Shapes on My Shapes” Pg. 105

F. Divide a Whole into 2 Halves” Pg. 67

Habitats Key Concepts:

Animals and plants live in habitats.

Animals and plants get their basic needs in their habitats.

Identify three different habitats.