Ms Birdwell



April 20 - 24

Language Arts 

Grade TK Activity 

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Reading Practice

20-30 mins a day


STORYLINE ONLINE

Use Storyline to access book read alouds for your child. It is an amazing website where actors and actresses read current children's books.

PLEASE read to your child daily. 

Ms. Birdwell Read Aloud




Talk to your family about the plot of the story. 

Practice the Alphabet: Help your child identify letters by singing along to the “Alphabet Song,” reading books about the alphabet and playing with alphabet puzzles.

Here is an example of games to help your child learn letters:

*Cut out individual squares that feature each letter of the alphabet written in bright colors.

*Mix them up and tape them on various surfaces in the house.

*Find rocks outside and write a letter on each one. 

Ms. Birdwell Read Aloud


Have your child retell the story in their own words. 

When a Dragon Moves In

Watch the Story: When A Dragon Moves In

Take Me There!

• Tell students to make predictions as they listen – What will happen next? 

• Reality vs fantasy: Have students give a thumbs up for something that can really happen (reality) and a thumbs down for things that are not real (fantasy). 

• Have students look at the illustrations and describe the relationship between the illustration and the text. 


Listen to both Read Alouds. 


Tell your family what each one was about and one fun fact you learned.  

Read Aloud- Read a book to your student


10-15 mins a day

Discuss Before Reading: Looking at the title and cover art, what do you think this book is going to be about?

 

*Language Arts Activities Continued on the next page

Discuss:


What is a new word you learned from the book?

Discuss your student's favorite part of the story. 

Discuss:

What character was your favorite?

Ask you student if you were the character, would you have done something different? 

 

 

 

Writing & Letter Practice 

10-20 mins a day



Please practice writing uppercase and lowercase letters AND sounds. 

Please practice writing your FIRST name with a capital letter followed by lowercase letters.

Please practice your portrait. Your picture should look like you. At the bottom please write, I am ________ (insert student name here). 

Please practice writing your FIRST name with a capital letter followed by lowercase letters.

Please work on adding details to your portrait (head, body, arms, legs, hands, feet, clothes, face, eyes, etc.) and give your person a background.


Mathematics 

Grade TK Activity 

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Math Practice

20 mins a day


Shape Review:


Watch Shape Video


Do a shape hunt around your home. Find as many circles, squares, triangles, and rectangles as you can around your home.


Practice Writing numbers: 



*Write numbers outside with sidewalk chalk or write a number sequence on a whiteboard, regular paper or paper with boxes.


Make Shapes


Play with your food!

• Use marshmallows and

toothpicks to build shapes

• Look for food that is

different shapes. Can

you find a food shaped

like a circle? a square?

a rectangle?

• Sort food into different

categories

• Size

• Shape

• Type

3D Shapes


Chicken Blast-off - Peg + Cat | PBS KIDS Lab

Counting Practice with items around your home:

Identify opportunities throughout the day to practice counting.  Count the number of shoes in your child’s closet when he gets dressed or the number of slides on the playground when you go to the park.  You may soon find that you’re counting everything.






Additional Subjects



Grade TK Activity

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Physical Activity

20 minutes per day

Go Noodle - 1-5 activities


Go Noodle - 1-5 activities

Go Noodle - 1-5 activities

Go Noodle - 1-5 activities

Go Noodle - 1-5 activities

Science

15-20 mins per day

Mystery Science

How Is A Rainbow Made?



Mystery Science


How old is the Earth?

EARTH DAY

Earth Day Song 


Go outside! Play in the dirt & love on the Earth. Learn some fun new facts about what’s outside and around you. 

Simple Science Project 

The Dry Sock Trick! 


Have your student watch this video and try it at home! 

Have fun OUTSIDE! It’s fantastic weather and there’s so much science. :) 




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