Information About This Unit
In this unit, you will listen to the story "Where the Wild Things Are" with your child. By working on story comprehension and mastering the ability to match words with pictures, your child will understand the story and the language arts concept of the week. Your child will also learn the sight words "as, ask, by, and could" and add to the All About Me book. This unit also includes worksheets, videos, games, activities and coloring pages. This unit is designed to last for one week, depending on how often you teach language arts.
|Listen to "Where the Wild Things Are"||(no rating)|
Listen to "Where the Wild Things Are" with your child and discuss the story.
|Story Comprehension Worksheet||(no rating)|
Have your child complete this story comprehension worksheet.
|Paper Crown||(no rating)|
In the story, the wild things made Max their king. Have your child be king of the wild things by creating his or her own crown.
|Zany Monster Puppet||(no rating)|
Your child can have a wild thing of his or her very own by making this fun puppet craft.
|Wild Thing Island Smoothie||(no rating)|
Your child will enjoy making these fruit smoothies inspired by the story "Where the Wild Things Are."
|Favorite Supper Picture||(no rating)|
When Max returned home from the land of the Wild Things, he found his supper waiting on him and it was still warm. Have your child draw a picture of his or her favorite supper on a large paper plate.
|Introduce Sight Words||(no rating)|
Introduce the sight words "as, ask, by, and could" to your child. You can either use store bought cards, make your own, or print them from the link below.
|Sail Away Sight Words||(no rating)|
In the story "Where the Wild Things Are," Max sailed away in his own private boat to where the wild things are. Have your child sail his or her boat to find this week's sight words.
|Introduce Matching Words with Pictures||(no rating)|
This week your child will be introduced to the concept of matching words with pictures. By making connections between words and pictures, your child will begin to build vocabulary skills.
|Match the Words to Pictures Worksheet||(no rating)|
Have your child match the color words to the pictures.
|All About Me Book||(no rating)|
This week your child will write the first sentence: "My name is ________." in the All About Me Book.
|Story Comprehension Questions||(no rating)|
After reading the story "Where the Wild Things Are" have your child answer these story comprehension questions.
|Where the Wild Things Sleep||(no rating)|
What would the bedroom of a wild thing look like? Use your imagination and draw a picture.
|Word and Picture Match Game||(no rating)|
In this online game, your child will drag and drop to match the pictures to the words.
|Monster Coloring Page||(no rating)|
Have your child color this picture of a monster.
|"Where the Wild Things Are" Video||(no rating)|
President Obama reads "Where the Wild Things Are."
List of any helpful books, games, toys, kits, lapbooks, curriculum, etc., that may be purchased to enhance the learning experience: