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Lessons from March 23 - April 3, 2020

ENGAGE IN LEARNING

KINDER

Reading | Math

 

 

Kinder Reading and Writing (30 – 45 Minutes)

Use the following activities to engage your child in learning. Find a quiet place and set up a daily schedule for learning. Have as much fun as possible.

  • Create a comfy reading space at home.
  • Read with your child on a daily basis (for at least 15 minutes) and ask questions about the book. Discuss characters, setting, problem, solution, and have your child retell the story in his/her own words.
  • Play games to memorize high frequency/sight words such as: I, can, the, we, see, a, like, to, and, go, you, do, my, are, with, he, is, little, she, was, for, have, of, they, said, want, here, me, this, what, help, too, has, play, where, look, good, who, come, and does.
  • Practice writing the letters of the alphabet (capital and lowercase): Aa-Zz
  • Have your child practice writing his/her name (using capital letters when necessary).
  • Create a journal by putting together blank pages where your child can practice writing everyday. He/she can write summaries of movies, books, shows, etc.
  • Have your child practice writing complete declarative, interrogative, and exclamatory sentences (with capital letter at the beginning of the sentence and proper ending punctuation).
  • Test your child’s reading fluency (you can use the TeacherTools app for a stopwatch).
  • Have your child write and illustrate his/her own book. The book can be fiction, a fable, non-fiction, informational text, poetry, a play, etc.
  • Have your child find and list as many nouns as he/she can in your house. Have him/her list as many verbs, adjectives, and pronouns as he/she can and practice using these in phrases and sentences.

Online Resources to Enhance Learning

Access through UISD Elementary Symbaloo. Students can access online district resources by logging in using CLEVER and their Google credentials.

 


 

Kinder Math (15 – 30 Minutes)

Use the following activities to engage your child in learning. Find a quiet place and set up a daily schedule for learning. Have as much fun as possible.

​NUMBER REPRESENTATION/COMPARISON

  • Recite the numbers forward and backward up to 20.
  • Say a number from 1 to 10. Ask your child to draw a picture to show the appropriate number of objects, write the numeral, and word form. REPEAT with a different number.
  • Count a set of objects (beans, pennies, etc.), draw a picture, and write the numeral. Show two different ways to make that number and draw their representation. REPEAT
  • Choose a number (1-10) and have child say the number that is 1 more than and 1 less than that number. REPEAT
  • Choose a number (1-10) and have child say the number that is 2 more than and 2 less than that number. REPEAT

​ADDITION AND SUBTRACTION

  • Use objects in your house to create your own addition (joining)/subtraction (separating) story (up to 10). Tell it to someone at home.
  • Write the addition/subtraction sentence for your stories.

Online Resources to Enhance Learning

Access through UISD Elementary Symbaloo. Students can access online district resources by logging in using CLEVER and their Google credentials.