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Variety of Lesson Plans for Kindergarten Common Core Reading: Literature Standard 2

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Variety of lesson plans that go with Kindergarten Common Core Reading: Literature Standard 2. Adaptation of The Boy Who Cried "Wolf" Students retell a story to reinforce sequencing. Expressing Thoughts & Feelings Students will explore five different "Discovery Buckets". These buckets will give them opportunities to practice expressing both their thoughts and feelings. Fairy Tale Maps Students will begin to understand the concept of maps by describing the path that Little Red Riding Hood took on the way to Grandma's house. Listen to Me Tell You the Story Students will listen to a familiar story with repetitive lines that the children can remember. They will make puppets and retell the story in small groups with an adult volunteer or an older child. Retelling the African Folktale Abiyoyo Students will learn about retelling and performing stories from other cultures.

Connections to Standards

This link contains various teacher created lesson plans that address many standards. The focus standard for the link is Common Core Kindergarten Reading: Literature Standard 2. Each lesson plan gives a summary and background for the teacher, content area ties, materials needed, intructional procedures, extensions, assessment plan, and bibliography. Teachers may choose from these lessons those that are the most appropriate for their students.

Alignment to Standards

Employ a variety of strategies to decode words and expand vocabulary.
Develop critical listening skills essential for comprehension, problem solving, and task completion.
Develop critical speaking skills essential for effective communication.
Develop an understanding of sequential events.
Explore and experience various literary genres.
Employ a variety of basic reading comprehension strategies.
Identify basic literary elements.
With prompting and support, retell familiar stories, including key details.
With prompting and support, identify characters, settings, and major events in a story.
Ask and answer questions about unknown words in a text.
With prompting and support, compare and contrast the adventures and experiences of characters in familiar stories.