In this unit, you will read "Chicken Little" with your child. By creating a feathered folks paper chain, playing a rhyming name game, learning about strangers, and designing a game, your child will understand the story and have fun. You will also discuss contractions and your child will play Contraction Concentration and Contraction Pickup. Your child will also learn the sight words "know," "let," "live," and "may." This unit is designed to last one week, depending on how often you teach language arts.
|Chicken Little||(no rating)|
Read "Chicken Little" and discuss it with your child.
|Name Game||(no rating)|
Your child will learn about rhyme and create rhyming names.
|Beware of the Fox||(no rating)|
Your child will learn about strangers as well as other dangers and create a poster.
|The Sky is Falling||(no rating)|
Your child will create a game to get Chicken Little and all his friends safely to the king.
|Introduce Sight Words||(no rating)|
Show your child the flashcards with the words "know, let, live and may."
|Winner's Circle||(no rating)|
See who can get to the winner's circle first in this fun sight word game.
|What are Contractions||(no rating)|
Your child will learn about contractions and how they are created.
|Play Contraction Concentration||(no rating)|
This fun game will help your child understand and learn contractions.
|Contraction Pickup||(no rating)|
In this game, your child will find the contraction pairs and write contraction sentences.
|All About Me Book||(no rating)|
This week your child will write about his or her eye color.
|Contraction Matching Game||(no rating)|
This online matching game will help your child recognize contractions.
|Fly By||(no rating)|
In this fun game, your child will find the banner that matches the contraction.
|Find the Contractions||(no rating)|
Print this page and have your child identify the contractions.
|Contractions Worksheet||(no rating)|
Print this page and have your child find the words that can form a contraction.
|Contraction Match||(no rating)|
Play this fun contraction matching game to reinforce the concept.
|Contractions Have an Apostrophe||(no rating)|
This short video explains what contractions are and demonstrates how contractions are formed.
List of any helpful books, games, toys, kits, lapbooks, curriculum, etc., that may be purchased to enhance the learning experience: