RL.K.5 Lesson and Unit Plans

 


1. A Colorful Time with Rhythm and Rhyme - The kindergarten unit 1 map, A Colorful Time with Rhythm and Rhyme, introduces students to the rhyme and rhythm of poetry. At this site, you will find a list of resources (e.g. books) to use, sample activities and assessments, additional resources, and terminology. Common Core Standards Curriculum Maps. (Source: Common Core Curriculum Maps)

2. Tell A Story, 1-2-3 - Building on the wide exposure to text types in the first unit (“A Colorful Time With Rhythm and Rhyme”), students now focus on the sequence of a text: the beginning, middle, and end of a story. Check out sample activities and assessments. (Source: Common Core Curriculum Maps)

3. Exploring with Friends In the Neighborhood -Building on basic retelling of a familiar story, this unit focuses on asking questions about unknown words, characters, settings, and events. (Source: Common Core Curriculum Maps)

4. A Bear of a Poem: Composing and Performing Found Poetry Link Children find favorite words, phrases, and sentences from familiar stories. Working together, they combine their words and phrases to create a poem. The poem is then shared as performance poetry. (Source: Read Write Think web site, the International Reading Association and NCTE)

5. Book Sorting: Using Observation and Comprehension to Categorize Books  Lesson (K-1) that guides children to sort books in various ways. Adapt to this standard by sorting into text types: storybooks, poetry books, picture books. (Source: Read Write Think web site, the International Reading Association and NCTE)

6. Generating Rhymes: Developing Phonemic Awareness focuses on the pre-requisites skills to hearing the different between a rhyming piece of writing (poetry) and a narrative piece. (Source: Read Write Think web site, the International Reading Association and NCTE)

7. Little Red Riding Hood Text. Link to compare fiction/nonfiction (Enrichment; advanced activity). (Source: Read Write Think web site, the International Reading Association and NCTE)