In this unit, you will read "Love You Forever" with your child. By comparing herself to the main character, learning about exaggeration, drawing a picture about life cycles, and staging a puppet play, your child will understand the story and have fun. You will also talk about alphabetizing words to the first letter and alphabetize sight word flashcards, make an alphabetical craft, alphabetize household objects, play alphabetizing games and complete a worksheet. Your child will also learn the sight words giving, had, has, and her. This unit is designed to last one week, depending on how often you teach language arts.
|Love You Forever||(no rating)|
Read "Love you Forever" and discuss the story with your child.
|Alike and Different||(no rating)|
Your child will compare him or herself to the boy in the story.
Your child will determine what parts of the story are exaggerations and draw a picture.
|Life Stages||(no rating)|
Your child will identify the different life stages in the book and see the circle of life.
|Puppet Play||(no rating)|
Your child will dramatize the story "Love You Forever" using finger puppets.
|Introduce Sight Words||(no rating)|
Show your child the flashcards with the words "giving, had, has, and her."
|Which Word Wins?||(no rating)|
Give your child a newspaper or magazine and have him find the following sight words: giving, had, has, and her.
|Alphabetize to the First Letter||(no rating)|
Using some sight word flashcards, show your child how to alphabetize to the first letter in a word.
|Alphabetize the Colors||(no rating)|
Make a caterpillar craft with the color words written on each segment of the caterpillar's body. Then your child will alphabetize the words to put the caterpillar together.
|Alphabetize Objects||(no rating)|
Give your child a basket or box and have him or her collect toys and other household objects. Spread them on a table and put them in alphabetical order.
|All About Me||(no rating)|
This week your child will write about his or her birth date.
|Which Word Comes First||(no rating)|
Alphabetize words in this magic show game.
|Alphabetical Order Game||(no rating)|
In this game, your child will alphabetize the words.
|ABC Order Practice Sheet||(no rating)|
Print this worksheet and have your child alphabetize each group of pictures.
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