The City Mouse and the Country Mouse

Information About This Unit

List of Materials and Supplies Needed for This Pathway:

Reading and Comprehension:

  • Basic printing supplies
  • Crayons, colored pencils or markers


Make a Mini Book:

  • Scissors
  • Single hole punch
  • Brads or yarn
  • Crayons


 Mouse Finger Puppet:

  • 1/4 Piece of grey or brown construction paper (or white paper colored or painted)
  • 2 pink construction paper circles

  • 2 paper reinforcements or wiggly eyes

  • 1 tiny black or pink pompom (or bead or you can use marker to draw on a nose)

  • 6" piece of black yarn

  • Hole punch

  • Scissors

  • Glue or glue stick


Sight Words:

  • 52 3 x 5 cards, or cardstock
  • Scissors or paper cutter

  • Glue or glue stick


Scavenger Hunt and My Favorite Foods Book:

  • Ten or more pieces of paper that are the same size (8 ½ x 11 or smaller)
  • Markers or crayons to draw with and/or pictures from old magazines or newspapers and glue
  • Binder clip or yarn and hole puncher


Word Island Hopping Game (Site Words):

  • Colored chalk
  • Stretch of pavement

  • Sight word flashcards

  • Stopwatch


Printable Materials:

  • Basic printer supplies
  • You will need Adobe Readerto view some resources
Prior Knowledge Required for This Unit (if any):


Links to Free Learning Material

Type: Pathway
Subjects: Language Arts
Grade Levels: Kindergarten
Instructional Method: Traditional