Information About This Unit
This unit covers the story, "The City Mouse and the Country Mouse," which you will read with your child. In addition, your child will be learning about basic nouns, as well as practicing with the sight words "this, too, and under." Your child will also explore his or her own world by doing a scavenger hunt in the kitchen and creating a "My Favorite Foods" book. This unit includes interactive games, craft projects, videos and interactive reading activities. The unit is designed to last one week, depending on how often you teach language arts.
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
Glue or glue stick
Scissors or paper cutter
Glue or glue stick
Stretch of pavement
Sight word flashcards
|Read "The City Mouse and the Country Mouse"||(no rating)|
Read and discuss "The City Mouse and the Country Mouse" story with your child.
|City and Country T Chart||(no rating)|
Ehance your child's reading of "The City Mouse and the Country Mouse" by charting what is good about living in the city and in the country.
|Comprehension Quilt||(no rating)|
In this activity, you and your child will read, answer, and illustrate a question about the story.
|My Favorite Foods Scavenger Hunt Activity||(no rating)|
Your child will identify his or her favorite foods, just like the characters in this week's story!
|Make a Mini Book||(no rating)|
In this lesson, your child will make his or her own mini book.
|Introduce Sight Words||(no rating)|
Introduce your child to this week's sight words (this, too, under) using flashcards.
|Create a Tracer Page||(no rating)|
With this too, l you can create fun tracer pages for site words and other words your child is learning.
|Word Island Hopping Game||(no rating)|
Travel through the Sight Word Islands in this hopping-fun game!
|Introduce Basic Nouns||(no rating)|
Introduce your child to basic nouns.
|I Spy a Noun||(no rating)|
Adapt the classic game of "I Spy" to help reinforce the concept of nouns.
|Mouse Finger Puppet||(no rating)|
Your child will make a mouse finger puppet, which can be used to re-tell the story of the "City Mouse and the Country Mouse," as well as used across this lesson plan.
|Online Noun Matching Game||(no rating)|
In this fun activity, your child will play a matching game using a few basic nouns, matching the word to the picture.
|Nouns Poster||(no rating)|
Print this colorful poster to help your child remember what nouns are.
|Write the Noun||(no rating)|
This is a simple worksheet where your child will identify each item by its picture, and copy the name of the noun.
|"The Country Mouse and City Mouse" Video||(no rating)|
In this lesson, your child will watch parts 1 and 2 of "The Country Mouse and City Mouse" on Sesame Street's website.