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SL.K.4 Lesson Plans and Units

 


1. Listening and Speaking Strategies In this lesson, kindergartners conduct an oral language scavenger hunt for things familiar to others in the class. (Source: Discovery Education)

2.   Listen to Me Tell You A Story - This USOE approved lesson plan, for CCSS SL.K.4 also addresses CCSS SL.K.2. Lessons plans to address all English Language Arts Common Core Standards are found on this Utah Education Network website. (Source: Utah Education Network)

3.  America: Symbols and Celebrations - directly addresses CCS SLK.4 as a focus standard in the unit. Look for activities in the “class discussion/vocabulary” and “class discussion/shared research/writing” sections under the “Sample Activities and Assessments” tab. At this site, you also will find a list of resources (e.g. books) to use, other sample activities and assessments, additional resources, and terminology. (Source: Common Core Curriculum Maps)

4.  Exploring with Friends in the Neighborhood - includes activities that address CCS SLK.4. Look for activities in the “class discussion/informational text” section under the “Sample Activities and Assessments” tab. (Source: Common Core Curriculum Maps)

5. Wonder of Nature: Plants, Bugs, and Frogs - includes activities that address CCS SLK.4. Look for activities in the “writing/narrative” section under the “Sample Activities and Assessments” tab. (Source: Common Core Curriculum Maps)

6. Students develop Shape Poems about things they know. Their poems can guide an oral description of the subject of their poem. (Grades K-5). (Source: Read Write Think, International Reading Association, NCTE)

7. What's the Weather? In this K-2 lesson, students analyze information about the weather represented by pictographs. Students are asked to discuss, describe, read, write, and make predictions about the graphs and the information they contain. This math lesson supports integration of mathematics and English language arts. (Source: Illuminations website, NCTM)

8.  Crowded Places- In this lesson, kindergartners and first graders describe crowded and uncrowded spaces with the help of photographs. (Source: National Geographic Education)

9. What can I do? - The purpose of the lesson is to teach students to identify their feelings and deal with conflict. (Source: Science Net Links)

10. The lesson Using Personal Connections to Build an Understanding of Emotions from Readwritethink guides students to use personal connections to build an understanding of emotions/feelings. (K-4 grade level) (Source: Read Write Think, International Reading Association, NCTE)