All resources in K-1 Review and Alignment

Acrostic Poems: All About Me and My Favorite Things

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In this lesson, students will write free-verse acrostic poems about themselves using the letters of their names to begin each line. They then write an additional acrostic poem about something that is important to them. After proofreading, both poems are recopied or typed and illustrated and then mounted on construction paper for display. Several opportunities for sharing and peer review are incorporated.

Material Type: Lesson Plan

Author: Renee Goularte

Action ABCs: Learning Vocabulary with Words

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Students can work together to brainstorm and create lists of verbs for each of the letters of the alphabet in this interactive activity. Then, choosing one verb for each letter, or letters of their choice, they can create pages for an Action Alphabet book. Each page includes an illustration and a sentence using the verb in context or students can create a chart with all of the verbs listed.

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Interactive, Lesson Plan

Author: Iron Monkey Interactive/Melissa Weimer

Build Five Towers

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Students use dice and snap cubes to build a tower. They roll two dice and create a tower to match the total on the dice. Students continue to roll the two dice and creating towers until they have built 5 towers. Once completed, students place the towers in order from smallest to largest and finally, draw and label their towers.

Material Type: Activity/Lab

100 Hunt: Target Number - 10

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In this game, players are given a target number and a hundreds chart. When they click on the number ten less than the target number, their time to find the number is reported. A new target number is provided by clicking the ?next? button.

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Game, Interactive

Author: J. Barrett