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Language Arts Lesson Plan
Kindergarten Curriculum

Total Activities: 217

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Chapter 1: "Print Awareness"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet
Background and Story: Through a series of pre-reading, reading, and comprehension activities that incorporate discovery learning and direct teaching, the student will explore the alphabet, the parts of a book, and the fundamental concepts of print. The student will also demonstrate understanding of the parts of a book and the basic concepts of print. Background for Pig's ABCs nonscored KR001
Pig's ABCs nonscored KR002
Recognizing the Parts of a Book scored KR003
Understanding Concepts of Printfor 4 scored KR004
Sounds, Letters, and Words: Through a series of exploratory and assessment activities, the student will demonstrate knowledge of the alphabet and will identify the numbers of words in a sentence and the number of letters in a word. Alphabet Explore nonscored KR005
Identify Lowercase Letters scored KR006
Identify Uppercase Letters scored KR007
Match Lowercase to Uppercase scored KR008
Match Uppercase to Lowercase scored KR009
The Number of Words in a Sentence scored KR010
The Number of Letters in a Word scored KR011


Chapter 2: "Active Listening and Sound"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet
Background and Story: Through a series of pre-reading, reading, and comprehension activities that incorporate discovery learning and direct teaching, the student will explore concepts of rhyme, pattern, and the five senses. The student will also demonstrate comprehension by completing patterns of text and by associating the five senses with their functions. Background for This Little Mouse nonscored KR012
This Little Mouse nonscored KR013
Rhymes and Patterns scored KR014
The Five Senses scored KR015
Sounds, Letters, and Words: Through a series of exploratory and assessment activities, the student will demonstrate knowledge of rhyme and syllables. Rhyme Explore nonscored KR016
Rhyming Pictures scored KR017
Spoken Rhyming Words scored KR018
Syllable Explore nonscored KR019
Listen for Word Length scored KR020
Listen for Syllables scored KR021


Chapter 3: "The Sights and Sounds of m and s"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet
Background and Story: Through a series of pre-reading, reading, and comprehension activities that incorporate discovery learning and direct teaching, the student will learn new vocabulary, develop fluency, and learn a reading strategy. The student will also demonstrate comprehension by recalling details and identifying colors. Background for Mary Had a Little Lamb nonscored KR022
Mary Had a Little Lamb nonscored KR023
Recalling Details from Mary Had a Little Lamb scored KR024
Identifying Colors scored KR025
Sounds, Letters, and Words: Through a series of phonological awareness, phonics, reading, and prewriting activities that incorporate discovery, recognition, and application, the student will demonstrate understanding of the letters m and s and their sounds. Explore the Sound of m nonscored KR026
Phonological Awareness: Alliteration with the Sound of m scored KR027
Phonics: m scored KR028
Explore the Sound of s nonscored KR029
Phonological Awareness: Alliteration with the Sound of s scored KR030
Phonics: s scored KR031
I am: A Decodable Story nonscored KR032 worksheet
The Writer's Corner with m and s nonscored KR033


Chapter 4: "The Sights and Sounds of d and a"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet
Background and Story: Through a series of pre-reading, reading, and comprehension activities that incorporate discovery learning and direct teaching, the student will learn new vocabulary, develop fluency, and learn a reading strategy. The student will also demonstrate comprehension by distinguishing between fantasy and reality and by associating the familiar words over and under with their meanings. Background for Hey Diddle Diddle nonscored KR034
Hey Diddle Diddle nonscored KR035
Identifying Fantasy and Reality scored KR036
Identifying Over and Under scored KR037
Sounds, Letters, and Words: Through a series of phonological awareness, phonics, reading, and prewriting activities that incorporate discovery, recognition, and application, the student will demonstrate understanding of the letter d and its sound and the letter a and its short sound. Explore the Sound of d nonscored KR038
Phonological Awareness: Alliteration with the Sound of d scored KR039
Phonics: d scored KR040
Explore the Short Sound of a nonscored KR041
Phonological Awareness: Rhyming Pictures with the Short Sound of a scored KR042
Phonics: Short a scored KR043
Sam and Dad: A Decodable Story nonscored KR044 worksheet
The Writer's Corner with d and a nonscored KR045


Chapter 5: "The Sights and Sounds of p and i"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet
Background and Story: Through a series of pre-reading, reading, and comprehension activities that incorporate discovery learning and direct teaching, the student will learn new vocabulary, develop fluency, and develop reading comprehension skills. The student will demonstrate comprehension by completing sentences and by associating familiar opposite words with their meanings. Background for Pease Pudding nonscored KR050
Pease Pudding nonscored KR051
Sentence Completion scored KR052
Understanding Common Opposite Words scored KR053
Sounds, Letters, and Words: Through a series of phonemic awareness, phonological awareness, phonics, reading, and prewriting activities that incorporate discovery, recognition, and application, the student will demonstrate understanding of the letter p and its sound and the letter i and its short sound. Explore the Sound of p nonscored KR054
Phonemic Awareness: Isolate Initial Sound of p scored KR055
Phonics: p scored KR056
Explore the Short Sound of i nonscored KR057
Phonological Awareness: Discriminate Short i Rhyming Pictures scored KR058
Phonics: Short i scored KR059
Pam's Pad: A Decodable Story nonscored KR060 worksheet
The Writer's Corner with p and i nonscored KR061


Chapter 6: "The Sights and Sounds of l and n"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet
Background and Story: Through a series of pre-reading, reading, and comprehension activities that incorporate discovery learning and direct teaching, the student will learn new vocabulary, develop fluency, and develop reading comprehension skills. The student will demonstrate comprehension by sequencing events from a story and by associating concepts of taller and shorter with their meanings. Background for The Little Red Hen nonscored KR063
The Little Red Hen nonscored KR064
Sequencing scored KR065
Taller and Shorter scored KR066
Sounds, Letters, and Words: Through a series of phonemic awareness, phonological awareness, phonics, reading, and prewriting activities that incorporate discovery, recognition, and application, the student will demonstrate understanding of the letters l and n and their sounds. Explore the Sound of l nonscored KR067
Phonemic Awareness: Isolate Initial Sound of l scored KR068
Phonics: l scored KR069
Explore the Sound of n nonscored KR070
Phonological Awareness: Blend Onsets and Rimes with Initial Sound of n scored KR071
Phonics: n scored KR072
Nan's Land: A Decodable Story nonscored KR073 worksheet
The Writer's Corner with l and n nonscored KR074


Chapter 7: "Review 1"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet
Phonemic Awareness Review 1: Through a series of phonological and phonemic awareness activities that incorporate recognition and application, the student will demonstrate understanding of the sound of the letters m, d, s, p, l, n and the short sounds of the letters a and i. Phonemic Awareness: Isolate Initial Sounds of m, d, and Short a scored KR076
Phonemic Awareness: Isolate Initial Sounds of s, p, and Short i scored KR077
Phonological Awareness: Blend Initial Sounds of l and n with Rimes. scored KR078
Phonics Review 1: Through a series of phonics activities that incorporate recognition and application, the student will demonstrate understanding of the letters m, d, s, p, l, n and their sounds and the letters a and i and their short sounds. Select Type Learning Paths Description Phonics: m, d, and Short a scored KR079
Phonics: s, p, and Short i scored KR080
Phonics: l, n scored KR081


Chapter 8: "The Sights and Sounds of t and h"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet
Background and Story: Through a series of connected activities that incorporate discovery learning and direct teaching, the student will learn new vocabulary, develop fluency, and develop reading comprehension skills. The student will gain a deep understanding of the words "practice" and "cool", learn about nuances in word meaning, and demonstrate comprehension by answering questions about reading for a purpose and by discriminating patterns. Background for Busy Baby Animals: Tiger nonscored KR083
Vocabulary Builder: Practice nonscored KR083V
Activity Quiz: Practice scored AQKR083V
Busy Baby Animals: Tiger nonscored KR084
Reading for a Purpose scored KR085
Vocabulary Builder: Cool nonscored KR085V
Activity Quiz: Cool scored AQKR085V
Vocabulary Builder: Shades of Meaning A nonscored KR085V2
Activity Quiz: Shades of Meaning A scored AQKR085V2
Which Pattern Does Not Belong? scored KR086
Sounds, Letters, and Words: Through a series of phonemic awareness, phonics, reading, and prewriting activities that incorporate discovery, recognition, and application, the student will demonstrate understanding of the letters t and h and their sounds. Explore the Sound of t nonscored KR087
Phonemic Awareness: Isolate Ending Sound of t scored KR088
Phonics: t scored KR089
Explore the Sound of h nonscored KR090
Phonemic Awareness: Isolate Initial Sound of h scored KR091
Phonics: h scored KR092
Hal's Hat: A Decodable Story nonscored KR093 worksheet
The Writer's Corner with t and h nonscored KR094


Chapter 9: "The Sights and Sounds of o and b"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet
Background and Story: Through a series of pre-reading, reading, and comprehension activities that incorporate discovery learning and direct teaching, the student will develop fluency and reading comprehension skills. The student will demonstrate comprehension by matching pictures with sentences and by associating familiar words (in and out) with their meanings. Background for There Was an Old Woman nonscored KR096
There Was an Old Woman nonscored KR097
Match Pictures with Sentences from There Was an Old Woman scored KR098
In and Out scored KR099
Sounds, Letters, and Words: Through a series of phonemic awareness, phonics, reading, and prewriting activities that incorporate discovery, recognition, and application, the student will demonstrate understanding of the letter o and its short sound and the letter b and its sound. Explore the Short Sound of o nonscored KR100
Phonemic Awareness: Blending with Short o scored KR101
Phonics: Short o scored KR102
Explore the Sound of b nonscored KR103
Phonemic Awareness: Blending with Initial Sound of b scored KR104
Phonics: b scored KR105
Bob: A Decodable Story nonscored KR106 worksheet
The Writer's Corner with o and b nonscored KR107


Chapter 10: "The Sights and Sounds of e and r"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet
Background and Story: Through a series of pre-reading, reading, and comprehension activities that incorporate discovery learning and direct teaching, the student will develop fluency and reading comprehension skills. The student will demonstrate comprehension by recalling details and matching pictures with the correct verb tense. Background for It's Raining, It's Pouring nonscored KR109
It's Raining, It's Pouring nonscored KR110
Recalling Details from It's Raining, It's Pouring scored KR111
Matching Pictures with Verb Tense scored KR112
Sounds, Letters, and Words: Through a series of phonological awareness, phonemic awareness, phonics, reading, and prewriting activities that incorporate discovery, recognition, and application, the student will demonstrate understanding of the letter e and its short sound and the letter r and its sound. Explore the Short Sound of e nonscored KR113
Phonological Awareness: Identify Rhyming Word Pairs scored KR114
Phonics: Short e scored KR115
Explore the Sound of r nonscored KR116
Phonemic Awareness: Blending with Initial Sound of r scored KR117
Phonics: r scored KR118
Rob's Red Bed: A Decodable Story nonscored KR119 worksheet
The Writer's Corner with e and r nonscored KR120


Chapter 11: "The Sights and Sounds of k and f"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet
Background and Story: Through a series of connected activities that incorporate discovery learning and direct teaching, the student will develop fluency and reading comprehension skills. The student will gain an understanding of nuances in word meaning and demonstrate comprehension by matching pictures with sentences and by grouping objects according to their function. Background for Ride a Black Horse nonscored KR122
Ride a Black Horse nonscored KR123
Match Pictures with Sentences from Ride a Black Horse scored KR124
Vocabulary Builder: Ring nonscored KR124V
Activity Quiz: Ring scored AQKR124V
Grouping and Categorizing scored KR125
Sounds, Letters, and Words: Through a series of phonemic awareness, phonics, reading, and prewriting activities that incorporate discovery, recognition, and application, the student will demonstrate understanding of the letters k and f and their sounds. Explore the Sound of k nonscored KR126
Phonemic Awareness: Segmenting with Initial and Final Sound of k scored KR127
Phonics: k scored KR128
Explore the Sound of f nonscored KR129
Phonemic Awareness: Segmenting with Initial Sound of f scored KR130
Phonics: f scored KR131
Kip's Kit: A Decodable Story nonscored KR132 worksheet
The Writer's Corner with k and f nonscored KR133


Chapter 12: "Review 2"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet
Phonemic Awareness Review 2: Through a series of phonemic awareness activities that incorporate recognition and application, the student will demonstrate understanding of the sounds of the letters t, h, f, r, k, b, d and the short sounds of the letters o, a, e, and i. Phonemic Awareness: Blending with the Sounds of t, h, and Short o scored KR135
Phonemic Awareness: Segmenting with the Sounds of f and Short a scored KR136
Phonemic Awareness: Segment, Isolate w Sounds of r, k, and Short e scored KR137
Phonemic Awareness: Segment with Sounds of b, d, and Short i scored KR138
Phonics Review 2: Through a series of phonics activities that incorporate recognition and application, the student will demonstrate understanding of the letters t, h, f, r, k, b, d and their sounds and the letters o, a, e, i and their short sounds. Phonics: t, h, and Short o scored KR139
Phonics: f and Short a scored KR140
Phonics: r, k, and Short e scored KR141
Phonics: b, d, and Short i scored KR142


Chapter 13: "The Sights and Sounds of Hard g and Short u"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet
Background and Story: Through a series of connected activities that incorporate discovery learning and direct teaching, the student will develop fluency and reading comprehension skills. The student will gain a deep understanding of the word "help", learn about nuances in word meaning, and demonstrate comprehension by recalling details and identifying the picture that corresponds to the correct noun form. Background for the Lion and the Mouse nonscored KR143
Vocabulary Builder: Help nonscored KR143V
Activity Quiz: Help scored AQKR143V
The Lion and the Mouse nonscored KR144
Recalling Details from the Lion and the Mouse scored KR145
Vocabulary Builder: Shades of Meaning B nonscored KR145V
Activity Quiz: Shades of Meaning B scored AQKR145V
Matching Pictures with Noun Forms scored KR146
Sounds, Letters, and Words: Through a series of phonemic awareness, phonics, reading, and prewriting activities that incorporate discovery, recognition, and application, the student will demonstrate understanding of the letter g and its hard sound and the letter u and its short sound. Explore the Sound of Hard g nonscored KR147
Phonemic Awareness: Delete Initial Sound of Hard g scored KR148
Phonics: Hard g scored KR149
Explore the Short Sound of u nonscored KR150
Phonemic Awareness: Segmenting with Medial Short u scored KR151
Phonics: Short u scored KR152
Gus Sees Bugs: A Decodable Story nonscored KR153 worksheet
The Writer's Corner with g and u nonscored KR154


Chapter 14: "The Sights and Sounds of Hard c and w"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet
Background and Story: Through a series of connected activities that incorporate discovery learning and direct teaching, the student will learn new vocabulary, develop fluency, and develop reading comprehension skills. The student will gain a deep understanding of the word "ingredients", the multiple meanings of "change", and learn about nuances in word meaning. In addition, the student will demonstrate comprehension by sequencing events from a story and by associating familiar words (before, after) with their meanings. Background for My Cake nonscored KR156
Vocabulary Builder: Ingredients nonscored KR156V
Activity Quiz: Ingredients scored AQKR156V
My Cake nonscored KR157
Sequencing Events from My Cake scored KR158
Identifying Before and After scored KR159
Vocabulary Builder: Change nonscored KR159V
Activity Quiz: Change scored AQKR159V
Vocabulary Builder: Shades of Meaning C nonscored KR159V2
Activity Quiz: Shades of Meaning C scored AQKR159V2
Sounds, Letters, and Words: Through a series of phonemic awareness, phonics, reading, and prewriting activities that incorporate discovery, recognition, and application, the student will demonstrate understanding of the letter c and its hard sound and the letter w and its sound. Explore the Hard Sound of c nonscored KR160
Phonemic Awareness: Substitute Initial Sound with the Sound of Hard C scored KR161
Phonics: Hard c scored KR162
Explore the Sound of w nonscored KR163
Phonemic Awareness: Substitute Initial Sound with the Sound of w scored KR164
Phonics: w scored KR165
Wilma: A Decodable Story nonscored KR166 worksheet
The Writer's Corner with w and Hard c nonscored KR167


Chapter 15: "The Sights and Sounds of y and qu"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet
Background and Story: Through a series of pre-reading, reading, and comprehension activities that incorporate discovery learning and direct teaching, the student will learn new vocabulary, develop fluency, and learn a reading strategy. The student will also demonstrate comprehension by distinguishing between fantasy and reality and by identifying and sorting common words into basic categories (colors, shapes, foods). Background for Little Girl and Queen nonscored KR169
Little Girl and Queen nonscored KR170
Identifying Reality and Fantasy scored KR171
Categorizing Foods, Shapes, and Colors scored KR172
Sounds, Letters, and Words: Through a series of phonological awareness, phonemic awareness, phonics, reading, and prewriting activities that incorporate discovery, recognition, and application, the student will demonstrate understanding of the letter y and its consonant sound and the letter combination qu and its sound. Explore the Sound of y nonscored KR173
Phonemic Awareness: Blending with Initial Sound of y scored KR174
Phonics: y scored KR175
Explore the Sound of qu nonscored KR176
Phonological Awareness: Blend Onsets and Rimes w Initial Sound of qu scored KR177
Phonics: qu scored KR178
y and q: A 'Decodable Story' nonscored KR179 worksheet
The Writer's Corner with y and qu nonscored KR180


Chapter 16: "The Sights and Sounds of v and x"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet
Background and Story: Through a series of pre-reading, reading, and comprehension activities that incorporate discovery learning and direct teaching, the student will develop fluency and reading comprehension skills. The student will demonstrate comprehension by drawing conclusions and identifying common synonyms. Background for The Fox and the Crow nonscored KR182
The Fox and the Crow nonscored KR183
Drawing Conclusions scored KR184
Understanding Common Synonyms scored KR185
Sounds, Letters, and Words: Through a series of phonemic awareness, phonics, reading, and prewriting activities that incorporate discovery, recognition, and application, the student will demonstrate understanding of the letters v and x and their sounds. Explore the Sound of v nonscored KR186
Phonemic Awareness: Substitute Initial Sound of v scored KR187
Phonics: v scored KR188
Explore the Sound of x nonscored KR189
Phonemic Awareness: Isolate Ending Sound of x scored KR190
Phonics: x scored KR191
Max and Val's Box: A Decodable Story nonscored KR192 worksheet
The Writer's Corner with v and x nonscored KR193


Chapter 17: "The Sights and Sounds of z and j"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet
Background and Story: Through a series of pre-reading, reading, and comprehension activities that incorporate discovery learning and direct teaching, the student will learn new vocabulary, develop fluency, and develop reading comprehension skills. The student will demonstrate comprehension by sequencing events from a story and identifying nouns. Background for Jake and the Zany Zebra Show nonscored KR195
Jake and the Zany Zebra Show nonscored KR196
Sequencing Events from Jake and the Zany Zebra Show scored KR197
Identifying Words that Name Persons, Places, and Things scored KR198
Sounds, Letters, and Words: Through a series of phonemic awareness, phonics, reading, and prewriting activities that incorporate discovery, recognition, and application, the student will demonstrate understanding of the letters z and j and their sounds. Explore the Sound of z nonscored KR199
Phonemic Awareness: Identify Initial Sound of z scored KR200
Phonics: z scored KR201
Explore the Sound of j nonscored KR202
Phonemic Awareness: Identify Initial Sound of j scored KR203
Phonics: j scored KR204
Zak: A Decodable Story nonscored KR205 worksheet
The Writer's Corner with z and j nonscored KR206


Chapter 18: "Review 3"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet
Phonemic Awareness Review 3: Through a series of phonological and phonemic awareness activities that incorporate recognition and application, the student will demonstrate understanding of the letters c, z, v, w, j, g, x, y and their sounds, the letters i, a, u, o and their short sounds, and the letter combination qu and its sound. Phonemic Awareness: Isolate Init Sounds of qu, Hard c, z, and Short i scored KR208
Phonemic Awareness: Isolate Initial Sounds of v, w, and Short a scored KR209
PA: Blend Onsets and Rimes with Sounds of j, Hard g, and Short u scored KR210
Phonemic Awareness: Blending with the Sounds of x, y, and Short o scored KR211
Phonics Review 3: Through a series of phonics activities that incorporate recognition and application, the student will demonstrate understanding of the letters c, z, v, w, j, g, x, y and their sounds, the letter combination qu and its sound, and the letters i, a, u, o and their short sounds. Phonics: qu, Hard c, z, and Short i scored KR212
Phonics: v, w, and Short a scored KR213
Phonics: j, Hard g, and Short u scored KR214
Phonics: x, y, and Short o scored KR215

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