Fractured Fairy Tale and Folk Writing

The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of a variety of fiction and nonfiction.

  1. f) Identify characters, setting, and important events.

g) Retell stories and events, using beginning, middle

First Week Get to Know You Triangle Trivia

The student will continue to demonstrate growth in the use of oral language.

  1. e) Express ideas orally in complete sentences.

The student will expand understanding and use of word meanings.

  1. a) Increase listening and speaking vocabularies.
  2. b) Begin to ask for clarification and explanation of words and ideas.

The student will write to communicate ideas for a variety of purposes.

  1. a) Generate ideas.
  2. b) Focus on one topic.
  3. g) Share writing with others

  We will begin to work on classroom cohesion!!

Games in the Grass Field Day Activity

I can demonstrate various locomotor movements while strengthening my sorting skills and color recognition.

Lesson Notes/materials:

Materials: rainbow assortment of these items

  • yarn balls
  • nubby balls
  • tennis balls
  • wiffle balls
  • Bean bags
  • Scarves
  • Rainbow Hula Hoops
  • 4 Cones

Games in the Grass ECAPE Activity Plan

I can demonstrate the locomotor skill of jumping forward over a moving long rope (a student on each end will wiggle the long rope).

Lesson Notes/materials:

*Three long ropes

*Six cones to mark the ends of the rope and cones to mark the waiting areas.

Games in the Grass Mission Impossible Activity Station

I can apply knowledge of movement concepts by performing various locomotor movements while changing directions, levels, pathways, and effort.

Lesson Notes/materials:

Poly-spots, hula Hoops, jump ropes, cones, bean bags, baskets, music (mission impossible)

Games in the Grass Balance and Coordination Station

I can maintain my balance on one foot.

Lesson Notes/materials:

  • Wading pool
  • Different size and colored marbles
  • Grab ball
  • Hose connected to water
  • Frisbee
  • Chair
  • Towel

Small bucket/bin

Physical Education: Dance

I can model new (for teacher emerging) rhythm and dance skills by practicing the wobble, the freeze, hokey pokey and just dance kids songs.


Read, spell, use commonly used sight words independently


Finding a “Just Right” Book


  1. Different leveled books from the classroom library
  2. Chart paper

Objectives: Students will be able to independently choose a book at the right reading level for independent reading.


Chinese New Year (Lantern) Dance

I can dance the Chinese New Year (Lantern) Dance while my teacher leads the dance.

Lesson Notes/materials:

One gatorskin ball (6″-8.5″) for each student

Music that is needed:  “Hanukkah & Chinese New Year” by Kimbo

Original “Pink Panther” Instrumental Theme Song for the warm-up

Students will be holding a ball (6″-8.5″) to represent holding a Chinese lantern.  The starting position for this dance is holding the ball at the chest level.  All moves are in an 8 count.