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Kindergarten CCSS Math Vocabulary Word List
Help kindergartners develop the academic language they need to master the Common Core standards with this list of math vocabulary. Including the definitions of each term as well as a set of word cards with supporting images and examples, this resource is a dream come true for any kindergarten teacher.
K Math 31 Views 26 Downloads
Transitioning To Kindergarten: Life In Kindergarten
Students investigate Kindergarten and the different activities that are found there. They are introduced to the classroom and procedures with the help of a puppet show. Then students color in a worksheet that focuses around the expectations of the school.
K Social Studies & History 18 Views 48 Downloads
Life Before Kindergarten
Students investigate the life that takes place before going to kindergarten. They brainstorm about some of the key events that are common for children entering school. Students create two drawings about life before kindergarten and create notes from reflection.
K Social Studies & History 11 Views 21 Downloads
Miss Bindergarten Gets Ready for Kindergarten
Young scholars prepare for school and relieve anxiety they might be experiencing in regards to beginning school. In this Miss Bindergarten Gets Ready for Kindergarten lesson plan, students develop listening skills, produce rhyming words, and learn to write their names.
Pre-K - K Language Arts 15 Views 99 Downloads
Introduce Vocabulary: Kindergarten Count to 100
During read-aloud of Kindergarten Count to 100 by Jacqueline Rogers, children listen for context clues about vocabulary that includes the words "first," "second," and "third." I love the way vocabulary development skills are integrated with math fundamentals like ordinal numbers and counting to 100.
K Language Arts 17 Views 105 Downloads
Introduce Vocabulary: Countdown to Kindergarten (McGhee)
Budding readers will relate to Allison McGhee's story Countdown to Kindergarten in which a young girl is worried about not being able to tie her shoes once she gets to school. This is a fun way to teach vocabulary in context, although there are only two words outlined here: allow and doomed.
K - 3rd Language Arts 3 Views 16 Downloads
Introduce Vocabulary: Kindergarten ABC (Rogers)
As kindergartners are learning the alphabet, expand their vocabulary in the process using Jacqueline Rogers' book Kindergarten ABC. Each page features a letter and various objects for scholars to locate in the picture, and they focus on five key vocabulary words: acorn, calendar, easel, pretend, and scavenger.
K - 1st Language Arts 5 Views 18 Downloads
Introduce Vocabulary: Kindergarten Count to 100 (Rogers)
Combine counting and vocabulary in context using Jacqueline Rogers' Kindergarten Count to 100. Suggested words for this text are: first, fountain, salute, second, and third. By introducing the terms before reading the text, you're helping kids utilize context clues as they listen for the words in the story.
K - 3rd Language Arts 4 Views 34 Downloads
Introduce Vocabulary: Countdown to Kindergarten
Students are read Countdown to Kindergartenby Alison McGhee. For this vocabulary focused lesson, students discover the definitions of two new words. They discuss the meanings of the words as a group both before and after the story is read.
K - 1st Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
Miss Bindergarten Gets Ready for Kindergarten
Get your students ready for reading with this vocabulary preview of words found in the book, Miss Bindergarten Gets Ready for Kindergarten. Each slide provides a word from the story and an image to reinforce meaning. Tip: Ask students each word prior to showing them the presentation, write down what they think each word means and then discuss the actual definitions.
Pre-K - K Language Arts 3 Views 13 Downloads
Students create a monthly memory and compile it into a Kindergarten Memory Book. In this memory book lesson, students create a monthly memory page. Students create a graphic organizer in Kidspiration which is developed into a story page. Story pages are compiled into a memory book at the end of the year.
Pre-K - K Language Arts 14 Views 81 Downloads
The Common Core Literacy Standards - Pre-K Posters
Knowing the Common Core standards is a must for educators and learners alike. Here is an extensive set of literacy standards based on current kindergarten standards, but modified for learners in pre-school. The set includes display ideas, a rationale, and image-rich posters that state each literacy standards in friendly comprehensible language.
Pre-K Language Arts 26 Views 7 Downloads
Garden Planning - Kindergarten
Stimulate class interest in garden planning and the growing cycle by reading, Water, Weed, Wait or This Year’s Garden. After a discussion of the types of gardens, the requirements for a successful garden, and the supplies necessary, class members draw a bird’s-eye-view of their dream garden.
K - 1st Health 10 Views 53 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Days of the Week
Cover both capitalization and the days of the week with a great kindergarten activity! Kids read each day of the week out loud, then write the name of the day on a line. They answer three questions about certain days of the week, including which days they go to school, and what day is it today.
K - 1st Language Arts 40 Views 56 Downloads CCSS: Designed