Correlation --- Alberta English Language Arts Kindergarten Curriculum to Scholastic Literacy Place for the Early Years Kindergarten Extensions Kit

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1 Correlation --- Alberta English Language Arts Kindergarten Curriculum to Specific Outcome Statements General Outcome 1 Students will listen, speak, read, write, view and represent to explore thoughts, ideas, feelings and experiences Discover and Explore Express ideas and develop understanding Share personal experiences prompted by oral, print and other Sandcastle page 2 media texts Glasses For Li page 2 We Have Music! page 2 My Collage page 4 Spring Is Here! pages 2, 3 What Do I Need? page 2 Lost Cat page 2 On the Go page 2 Sandcastle page 2 Glasses For Li page 2 We Have Music! page 2 My Collage page 4 Spring Is Here! pages 2, 3 What Do I Need? page 2 Lost Cat page 2 We Are Different page 2 Puppet Lessons: - Retelling Personal Experiences To Persuade Oral Language Games: - Conversation Collections All Conversation Cards Talk about ideas, experiences and familiar events All Inquiry Unit lessons Here Is a Town pages 3, 4 On the Go pages 3, 4 Sandcastle pages 3, 4 1

2 1. 1 Discover and Explore Express ideas and develop understanding Talk about ideas, experiences and familiar events Experiment with language and forms Talk and represent to explore, express and share stories, ideas and experiences Glasses for Li pages 3, 4 My Collage pages 3, 4 Spring Is Here! page 3 What Do I Need? page 3 A Birthday Gift for Dad pages 3, 4 Lost Cat pages 3, 4 We Are Different page 3 Here Is a Town pages 3, 4 On the Go page 3 Sandcastle pages 3, 4 Glasses for Li pages 3, 4 We Have Music! page 3 What Can Float? page 3 My Collage pages 3, 4 Spring Is Here! pages 3, 4 What Do I Need? pages 3, 4 A Birthday Gift for Dad pages 3, 4 Lost Cat pages 3, 4 We Are Different pages 3, 4 All Puppet Lessons All Oral Language Games All Conversation Cards All Inquiry Unit lessons All Small-Group Shared Reading lessons All Guided Reading lessons : All Puppet Lessons All Oral Language Games All Conversation Cards All Inquiry Unit lessons 2

3 1. 1 Discover and Explore Express preferences Talk about favourite oral, print and other media texts Set goals Talk about own reading and writing experiences Independent Reading Guide page 10 All Small-Group Shared Reading lessons All Guided Reading lessons : 1. 2 Clarify and Extend Consider others ideas Listen to experiences and feelings shared by others All Inquiry Unit lessons Here Is a Town page 4 On the Go page 3 Sandcastle pages 3, 4 Glasses for Li page 3 We Have Music! page 3 What Can Float? pages 3, 4 My Collage page 3 Spring Is Here! page 3 What Do I Need? page 3 A Birthday Gift for Dad pages 3, 4 Lost Cat pages 3, 4 We Are Different page 3 Here Is a Town page 3 On the Go pages 3, 4 Sandcastle pages 3, 4 Glasses for Li page 3 We Have Music! page 3 What Can Float? page 3 Spring Is Here! page 3 What Do I Need? page 3 A Birthday Gift for Dad pages 3, 4 Lost Cat page 3 We Are Different page 3 Specific Outcome Statements 3

4 1. 2 Clarify and Extend Consider others ideas Listen to experiences and feeling shared by others Combine ideas Connect related ideas and information All Puppet Lessons All Oral Language Games Both lessons in Wordless Picture Books All Conversation Cards - Panda Kindergarten - Whoever You Are I Am Special - I Like Myself! Solving Problems - The Very Cranky Bear All Small-Group Shared Reading lessons All Guided Reading lessons Puppet Lesson: - Retelling Personal Experiences - Panda Kindergarten - Clean Up Litter - Whoever You Are - I Like Myself! 4

5 1. 2 Clarify and Extend Combine ideas Connect related ideas and information Extend understanding Express interest in new ideas and experiences - See What We Can Do! - The Very Cranky Bear Independent Reading Guide page 9 All Small-Group Shared Reading lessons All Guided Reading lessons All Puppet Lessons All Oral Language Games All Conversation Cards All Inquiry Unit lessons General Outcome 2 Students will listen, speak, read, write, view and represent to comprehend and respond personally and critically to oral, print and other media texts. 2.1 Use Strategies and Cues Use prior knowledge Connect oral language with print and pictures Here Is a Town page 2 On the Go page 4 Sandcastle page 4 Glasses for Li page 4 We Have Music! page 4 My Collage page 2 Spring Is Here! page 2 A Birthday Gift for Dad page 3 Lost Cat page 4 Here Is a Town page 2 On the Go page 2 Sandcastle page 2 Glasses for Li page 4 We Have Music! page 2 5

6 2.1 Use Strategies and Cues Use prior knowledge Connect oral language with print and pictures My Collage page 3 Spring Is Here! page 2 What Do I Need? page 2 A Birthday Gift for Dad page 2 Lost Cat page 2 We Are Different page 2 : All Together Now - Row, Row, Row Your Boat - The Beehive - The Frog Song - The Silly Man - I Can Be Anything - Rainstorm - Mr. Frog - The Elephant Understand that stories, information and personal experiences can be recorded in pictures and print and can be listened to, read or viewed Expect print and pictures to have meaning and to be related to each other in print and other media texts All Inquiry Unit lessons All Small-Group Shared Reading lessons All Guided Reading lessons All Conversation Cards All Inquiry Unit lessons Independent Reading Guide pages On the Go page 2 Sandcastle page 2 We Have Music! page 2 Here Is a Town page 2 Sandcastle page 2 We Have Music! page 2 We Are Different page 2 6

7 2.1 Use Strategies and Cues Use prior knowledge Expect print and pictures to have meaning and to be related to each other in print and other media texts Understand that print and books are organized in predictable ways - I Like Myself! The Gingerbread Kids All Small- Group Shared Reading lessons Guided Reading Here Is a Town page 2 On the Go page 2 Sandcastle page 2 Glasses for Li page 2 We Have Music! page 2 What Can Float? page 2 My Collage page 2 What Do I Need? page 2 A Birthday Gift for Dad page 2 We Are Different page 2 Wordless Picture Book: - Jack and the Missing Piece - Clean Up Litter - See What We Can Do! Independent Reading Guide page 9 7

8 2.1 Use Strategies and Cues Use prior knowledge Use comprehension strategies Begin to use language prediction skills when stories are read aloud Here Is a Town page 2 On the Go page 2 Sandcastle page 2 Glasses for Li page 2 We Have Music! page 2 What Can Float? page 2 My Collage page 2 Spring Is Here! page 2 A Birthday Gift for Dad page 2 We Are Different page 2 Here Is a Town page 2 On the Go page 2 Sandcastle page 2 We Have Music! page 2 What Can Float? page 2 My Collage page 2 What Do I Need? page 2 A Birthday Gift for Dad page 2 We Are Different page 2 - Panda Kindergarten - Clean Up Litter - Whoever You Are - I Like Myself! - See What We Can Do! 8

9 2.1 Use Strategies and Cues Use comprehension strategies Begin to use language prediction skills when stories are read aloud Ask questions and make comments during listening and reading activities - The Very Cranky Bear - Independent Reading Guide page 9 What Can Float? page 3 What Can Float? page 3 Oral Language Games: - Guess My Letter - Guess Who I See - Twenty Questions Conversation Cards#1, #9, #20, #35 Recall events and characters in familiar stories read aloud by others - Clean Up Litter - Whoever You Are - I Like Myself! Sandcastle page 3 A Birthday Gift for Dad page 4 - Whoever You Are 9

10 2.1 Use Strategies and Cues Use comprehension strategies Recall events and characters in familiar stories read aloud by others Read own first name, environmental print and symbols, words that have personal significance and some words in text Here Is a Town page 4 On the Go page 4 Sandcastle page 4 Glasses for Li page 4 We Have Music! page 4 My Collage page 4 Spring Is Here! page 3 What Do I Need? page 4 A Birthday Gift for Dad pages 3, 4 Lost Cat page 4 We Are Different page 4 Here Is a Town page 4 On the Go page 4 Sandcastle page 4 Glasses for Li page 4 We Have Music! page 4 What Can Float? page 4 Spring Is Here! page 4 What Do I Need? page 4 A Birthday Gift for Dad page 4 Lost Cat page 4 We Are Different page 4 : Oral Language Games - Mystery Person/Word - Guess My Letter - Three Little Letters Conversation Cards #1, 5, 9, 34 10

11 2.1 Use Strategies and Cues Use comprehension strategies Read own first name, environmental print and symbols, words that have personal significance and some words in text Use textual cues Attend to print cues when stories are read aloud Begin to identify some individual words in texts that have been read aloud Clean Up Litter - See What We Can Do! All Small- Group Shared Reading lessons All Small- Group Shared Reading lessons - Clean Up Litter 11

12 2.1 Use Strategies and Cues Use textual cues Begin to identify some individual words in texts that have been read aloud Use phonics and structural analysis Begin to make connections among sounds, letters, words, pictures and meaning Identify and generate rhyming words in oral language - See What We Can Do! All Small-Group Shared Reading lessons All Guided Reading lessons - Panda Kindergarten - Clean Up Litter - Whoever You Are - I Like Myself! - See What We Can Do! - The Very Cranky Bear We Have Music! page 4 What Can Float? page 4 My Collage page 4 A Birthday Gift for Dad page 4 Lost Cat page 4 We Are Different page 4 Sandcastle page 4 Glasses For Li page 4 We Have Music! page 4 12

13 2.1 Use Strategies and Cues Use phonics and structural analysis Identify and generate rhyming words in oral language My Collage page 4 Spring Is Here! page 4 Lost Cat page 4 All Together Now: - Row, Row, Row Your Boat - I Can Be Anything Hear and identify sounds in words On the Go page 4 Sandcastle page 4 Glasses for Li page 4 My Collage pages 2, 4 Spring Is Here! page 4 A Birthday Gift for Dad page 4 Lost Cat page 4 We Are Different page 4 Sandcastle page 4 Glasses for Li page 4 We Have Music! page 4 What Can Float? page 4 My Collage page 4 Spring Is Here! page 4 What Do I Need? page 4 Lost Cat page 4 We Are Different page 4 13

14 2.1 Use Strategies and Cues Use phonics and structural analysis Hear and identify sounds in words Associate sounds with consonants that appear at the beginning of personally significant words : Oral Language Games - Three Little Letters - Clean Up Litter -The Gingerbread Kids Small Group Shared Reading: Here Is a Town page 4 Glasses For Li page 4 Lost Cat page 4 My Collage page 4 Spring Is Here! page 4 Lost Cat page 4 : Oral Language Games - Three Little Letters All Together Now - Row, Row, Row Your Boat - Monster Truck Rally - Rainstorm Use references Recite the letters of the alphabet in order Inquiry Unit - See What We Can Do! 14

15 2.1 Use Strategies and Cues Use references Copy scribed words and print texts to assist with writing 2.2 Respond to texts Experience various texts Participate in shared listening, reading and viewing experiences, using oral, print and other media texts from a variety of cultural traditions and genres, such as picture books, fairy tales, rhymes, stories, photo-graphs, illustrations and video programs Listen and view attentively We Have Music! page 4 What Can Float? page 4 A Birthday Gift for Dad page 4 All Small-Group Shared Reading lessons : Oral Language Teaching Strategies Puppet Lessons - Story Substitutions - Retelling Personal Experiences Oral Language Games - Copycat - Guess My Letter - Barrier Games All Together Now - Five Plump Peas - The Silly Man - Mr. Frog - The Elephant Jack and the Missing Piece Conversation Cards #5, 7, 15, 32, 35 : - I Am Special - See What We Can Do! Solving Problems - The Very Hungry Bear 15

16 2.2 Respond to texts Experience various texts Listen and view attentively Identify favourite stories and books Construct meaning from texts Relate aspects of oral, print and other media texts to personal feelings and experiences : Oral Language Teaching Strategies Puppet Lessons - Story Substitutions - Retelling Personal Experiences Oral Language Games - Copycat - Guess My Letter - Barrier Games All Together Now - Five Plump Peas The Silly Man - Mr. Frog - The Elephant Wordless Picture Book - Jack and the Missing Piece Conversation Cards #5, 7, 15, 32, 35 : I Am Special - See What We Can Do! Solving Problems - The Very Cranky Bear Independent Reading Guide page 10 Lost Cat page 2 Lost Cat page 2 : Conversation Cards # 24 25, 34 Inquiry Unit - Clean Up Litter 16

17 2.2 Respond to texts Construct meaning from texts Relate aspects of oral, print and other media texts to personal feelings and experiences Talk about and represent the actions of characters portrayed in oral, print and other media texts - Whoever You Are - I Like Myself - See What We Can Do! Solving Problems - The Very Cranky Bear Sandcastle pages 3, 4 Glasses for Li pages 3, 4 We Have Music! pages 3, 4 Spring Is Here! pages 3, 4 A Birthday Gift for Dad pages 3, 4 Lost Cat pages 3, 4 Sandcastle pages 3, 4 Glasses for Li pages 3, 4 We Have Music! pages 3, 4 Spring Is Here! pages 3, 4 A Birthday Gift for Dad pages 3, 4 Lost Cat pages 3, 4 Talk about experiences similar or related to those in oral, print and other media texts : Conversation Cards #1 11, 12 14, 15, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21 23, 24, 25, 26 28, 29 31, 34 All Small-Group Shared Reading lessons All Guided Reading lessons All Puppet Lessons All Oral Language Games 17

18 2.2 Respond to texts Construct meaning from texts Talk about experiences similar or related to those in oral, print and other media texts Appreciate the artistry of texts Experiment with sounds, words, word patterns, rhymes and rhythms All Conversation Cards All Inquiry Unit lessons We Have Music! page 4 What Can Float? page 4 My Collage page 4 A Birthday Gift for Dad page 4 Lost Cat page 4 We Are Different page 4 Sandcastle page 4 Glasses For Li page 4 We Have Music! page 4 My Collage page 4 Spring Is Here! page 4 Lost Cat page 4 All Together Now: - Row, Row, Row Your Boat - I Can Be Anything 18

19 2.3 Understand Forms, Elements and Techniques Understand forms and genres Experience a variety of oral, print and other media texts Understand techniques and elements Develop a sense of story through reading, listening and viewing experiences Identify the main characters in a variety of oral, print and other media texts Experiment with language Appreciate the sounds and rhythms of language in shared language experiences, such as nursery rhymes and personal songs All Small-Group Shared Reading lessons All Guided Reading lessons All Inquiry Unit lessons All Puppet Lessons All Together Now - Row, Row, Row Your Boat - The Beehive - Monster Truck Rally - The Frog Song - The Silly Man - I Can Be Anything - Mr. Frog All Inquiry Unit lessons Inquiry Unit - See What We Can Do! - The Very Cranky Bear Here Is a Town pages 2, 4 On the Go pages 2, 4 Sandcastle page 4 Glasses for Li page 4 We Have Music! pages 3, 4 What Can Float? page 4 My Collage pages 2, 4 Spring Is Here! page 4 What Do I Need? page 4 19

20 2.3 Understand Forms, Elements and Techniques Experiment with language Appreciate the sounds and rhythms of language in shared language experiences, such as nursery rhymes and personal songs A Birthday Gift for Dad pages 2, 4 Lost Cat pages 2, 4 We Are Different pages 2, 3 Here Is a Town pages 3, 4 On the Go pages 3, 4 Sandcastle pages 3, 4 Glasses for Li pages 2, 4 We Have Music! pages 2, 4 What Can Float? pages 2, 4 My Collage pages 2, 4 Spring Is Here! pages 2, 4 What Do I Need? pages 2, 4 A Birthday Gift for Dad pages 2, 4 Lost Cat pages 2, 4 We Are Different pages 2, 4 All Oral Language Games - Panda Kindergarten - Clean Up Litter - See What We Can Do! - Problem At the Park 20

21 2.4 Create Original Text Generate ideas Contribute ideas and answer questions related to experiences and familiar oral, print and other media texts Here Is a Town page 4 On the Go page 3 Sandcastle pages 3, 4 Glasses for Li page 3 We Have Music! page 3 What Can Float? pages 3, 4 My Collage page 3 Spring Is Here! page 3 What Do I Need? page 3 A Birthday Gift for Dad pages 3, 4 Lost Cat pages 3, 4 We Are Different page 3 Here Is a Town page 3 On the Go pages 3, 4 Sandcastle pages 3, 4 Glasses for Li page 3 We Have Music! page 3 What Can Float? pages 3 My Collage pages 3, 4 Spring Is Here! page 3 What Do I Need? page 3 A Birthday Gift for Dad pages 3, 4 Lost Cat page 3 We Are Different page 3 All Puppet Lessons All Oral Language Games Both lessons in Wordless Picture Books All Conversation Cards - Panda Kindergarten - Whoever You Are 21

22 2.4 Create Original Text Generate ideas Contribute ideas and answer questions related to experiences and familiar oral, print and other media texts Elaborate on the expression of ideas Listen to and recite short poems, songs and rhymes; and engage in word play and action songs Structure texts Draw, record or tell about ideas and experiences I Am Special - I Like Myself! Solving Problems - The Very Cranky Bear I Am Special - I Like Myself Solving Problems All Small-Group Shared Reading lessons All Guided Reading lessons All Puppet Lessons - Panda Kindergarten - Clean Up Litter - Whoever You Are - I Like Myself! 22

23 Structure texts Draw, record or tell about ideas and experiences Talk about and explain the meaning of own pictures and print - See What We Can Do! - The Very Cranky Bear Independent Reading Guide pages On the Go page 4 Sandcastle page 4 Glasses for Li page 4 My Collage page 4 What Do I Need? page 4 Lost Cat page 4 Here Is a Town page 4 On the Go page 4 My Collage page 4 Spring Is Here! page 4 A Birthday Gift for Dad page 4 Lost Cat page 4 All Together Now: - The Frog Song - I Can Be Anything - Rainstorm - Mr. Frog - The Elephant Wordless Picture Book: - Chicken and Cat Clean Up Conversation Cards #1, 3, 4, 17, 18, 19, 20, 33, 34, 35 23

24 General Outcome 3 Students will listen, speak, write, view and represent to manage ideas and information. 3.1 Plan and Focus Focus attention Attend to oral, print and other media texts on topics of interest : Oral Language Teaching Strategies Puppet Lessons - Story Substitutions - Retelling Personal Experiences Oral Language Games - Copycat - Guess My Letter - Barrier Games All Together Now - Five Plump Peas The Silly Man - Mr. Frog - The Elephant Wordless Picture Book - Jack and the Missing Piece Conversation Cards #5, 7, 15, 32, 35 Make statements about topics under discussion : I Am Special - See What We Can Do! Solving Problems - The Very Cranky Bear All Small-Group Shared Reading lessons All Guided Reading lessons : Determine information needs Ask questions to satisfy personal curiosity All Inquiry Unit lessons What Can Float? page 3 What Can Float? page 3 24

25 3.1 Plan and Focus Determine information needs Ask questions to satisfy personal curiosity Oral Language Games: - Guess My Letter - Guess Who I See - Twenty Questions Conversation Cards#1, #9, #20, #35 - Clean Up Litter - Whoever You Are - I Like Myself! Plan to gather information Suggest ways to gather ideas and information 3.2 Select and Process Use a variety of sources Seek information from a variety of sources, such as people at school, at home, in the community, picture books, photographs and videos Independent Reading Guide page 4 What Can Float? page 3 What Can Float? page 3 All Together Now: - Five Plump Peas - The Beehive - The Frog Song - I Can Be Anything - Rainstorm - Mr. Frog - The Elephant - Panda Kindergarten 25

26 3.2 Select and Process Use a variety of sources Seek information from a variety of sources, such as people at school, at home, in the community, picture books, photographs and videos Access information Use illustrations, photographs, video programs, objects and auditory cues to access information - Whoever You Are - I Like Myself! Here Is a Town page 2 On the Go page 2 Sandcastle page 2 Glasses for Li page 2 We Have Music! page 2 What Can Float? page 2 My Collage page 2 Spring Is Here! page 2 A Birthday Gift for Dad page 2 We Are Different page 2 Here Is a Town page 2 On the Go page 2 Sandcastle page 2 We Have Music! page 2 What Can Float? page 2 My Collage page 2 What Do I Need? page 2 A Birthday Gift for Dad page 2 We Are Different page 2 - Panda Kindergarten - Clean Up Litter - Whoever You Are 26

27 3.2 Select and Process Access information Use illustrations, photographs, video programs, objects and auditory cues to access information Evaluate sources Ask questions to make sense of information - I Like Myself! - See What We Can Do! - The Very Cranky Bear Independent Reading Guide page 9 On the Go page 2 On the Go page 4 Conversation Cards #1, 11 Inquiry Unit - The Very Cranky Bear 3.3 Organize, Record and Evaluate Organize information Categorize objects and pictures according to visual similarities and differences Small Group Shared Reading: What Can Float? page 4 What Do I Need? pages 2, 4 We Are Different page 2 On the Go page 4 Sandcastle page 4 Glasses for Li page 4 What Can Float? page 4 My Collage page 4 We Are Different page 4 27

28 3.3 Organize, Record and Evaluate Organize information Categorize objects and pictures All Together Now: according to visual similarities - Monster Truck Rally and differences Conversation Cards # 1, 3, 10, 11, 17, 19, 20, 34 Record information Represent and talk about ideas and information; dictate to a scribe - Clean Up Litter - Whoever You Are - Problem At the Park On the Go page 4 On the Go page 4 All Together Now: - The Beehive - I Can Be Anything - The Elephant Chicken and Cat Clean Up - The Very Cranky Bear 28

29 Evaluate information Share new learnings with others All Small-Group Shared Reading lessons All Guided Reading lessons : 3.4 Share and Review Share ideas and information Share ideas and information about topics of interest All Inquiry Unit lessons All Small-Group Shared Reading lessons All Guided Reading lessons : All Puppet Lessons All Oral Language Games All Conversation Cards All Inquiry Unit lessons Independent Reading Guide page 9 Review research process Share information-gathering experiences General Outcome 4 Students will listen, speak, read, write, view and represent to enhance the clarity and artistry of communication. 4.1 Enhance and Improve Appraise own and others work Make statements related to the content of own and others pictures, stories or talk All Text-Type Writing Study lessons in Inquiry Units 29

30 4.1 Enhance and Improve Revise and edit Retell ideas to clarify meaning in response to questions or comments Enhance legibility Form letters by holding a pen or pencil in an appropriate and comfortable manner Text-Type Writing Study Here Is a Town What Can Float? page 4 All Together Now: - The Beehive Conversation Cards: #1, 5, 34 Explore the keyboard, using letters, numbers and the space bar Expand knowledge of language Explore and experiment with new words and terms associated with topics of interests All Small-Group Shared Reading lessons All Guided Reading lessons : All Puppet Lessons All Oral Language Games 30

31 4.1 Enhance and Improve Expand knowledge of language Explore and experiment with new words and terms associated with topics of interests Experiment with rhymes and rhythms of language to learn new words All Conversation Cards All Inquiry Unit lessons We Have Music! page 4 What Can Float? page 4 My Collage page 4 A Birthday Gift for Dad page 4 Lost Cat page 4 We Are Different page 4 Sandcastle page 4 Glasses For Li page 4 We Have Music! page 4 My Collage page 4 Spring Is Here! page 4 Lost Cat page 4 All Together Now: - Row, Row, Row Your Boat - I Can Be Anything Enhance artistry Experiment with sounds, colours, print and pictures to express ideas and feelings All Small-Group Shared Reading lessons All Guided Reading lessons 31

32 4.1 Enhance and Improve Enhance artistry Experiment with sounds, colours, print and pictures to express ideas and feelings 4.2 Attend to Conventions Attend to grammar and usage Develop a sense of sentence All Puppet Lessons - Panda Kindergarten - Clean Up Litter - Whoever You Are - I Like Myself! - See What We Can Do! - The Very Cranky Bear Here Is a Town page 3 On the Go page 3 We Have Music! page 3 My Collage pages 2 4 Spring Is Here! pages 2 4 What Do I Need? pages 2, 3 We Are Different page 2 On the Go page 3 Sandcastle pages 2, 3 We Have Music! page 3 What Can Float? pages 2, 3 Spring Is Here! page 2 What Do I Need? page 3 A Birthday Gift for Dad page 3 32

33 4.2 Attend to Conventions Attend to grammar and usage Develop a sense of sentence Attend to spelling Hear and identify dominant sounds in spoken words Oral Language Games: - Action Antics - Three Little Letters - It s a Mystery! All Together Now: - The Silly Man - I Can Be Anything Conversation Cards #1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12 14, 15, 19, 20, 32, 33 - Concluding the Unit I Am Special - See What We Can Do! Solving Problems - The Very Cranky Bear Here Is a Town page 4 On the Go page 4 Sandcastle page 4 Glasses for Li page 4 We Have Music! page 4 My Collage page 4 What Do I Need? page 4 Lost Cat page 4 We Are Different page 2 33

34 4.2 Attend to Conventions Attend to spelling Hear and identify dominant sounds in spoken words On the Go page 3 Sandcastle page 2 What Can Float? page 2 Spring Is Here! page 2 What Do I Need? page 3 Lost Cat page 2 We Are Different page 2 Oral Language Games: - Three Little Letters All Together Now: - Five Plump Peas - Monster Truck Rally - The Frog Song Demonstrate curiosity about visual features of letters and words with personal significance All Text-Type Writing Study lessons in Inquiry Units Here Is a Town page 4 On the Go page 4 Sandcastle page 4 Glasses for Li page 4 We Have Music! page 4 My Collage page 4 Spring Is Here! page 3 What Do I Need? page 4 A Birthday Gift for Dad pages 3, 4 Lost Cat page 4 We Are Different page 4 Here Is a Town page 4 On the Go page 4 Sandcastle page 4 Glasses for Li page 4 We Have Music! page 4 What Can Float? page 4 Spring Is Here! page 4 34

35 Attend to spelling Demonstrate curiosity about visual features of letters and words with personal significance What Do I Need? page 4 A Birthday Gift for Dad page 4 Lost Cat page 4 We Are Different page 4 : Oral Language Games - Mystery Person/Word - Guess My Letter - Three Little Letters Conversation Cards #1, 5, 9, 34 Connect letters with sounds in words - Clean Up Litter - See What We Can Do! Here Is a Town page 4 On the Go page 4 Sandcastle page 4 Glasses for Li page 4 We Have Music! page 4 My Collage page 4 Spring Is Here! page 3 What Do I Need? page 4 A Birthday Gift for Dad pages 3, 4 Lost Cat page 4 We Are Different page 4 Here Is a Town page 4 35

36 4.2 Attend to Conventions Attend to spelling Connect letters with sounds in words On the Go page 4 Sandcastle page 4 Glasses for Li page 4 We Have Music! page 4 What Can Float? page 4 Spring Is Here! page 4 What Do I Need? page 4 A Birthday Gift for Dad page 4 Lost Cat page 4 We Are Different page 4 : Oral Language Games - Mystery Person/Word - Guess My Letter - Three Little Letters Conversation Cards #1, 5, 9, 34 Print own name, and copy environmental print and words with personal significance - Clean Up Litter - See What We Can Do! - Concluding the Unit - I Like Myself! 36

37 4.2 Attend to Conventions Attend to spelling Print own name, and copy environmental print and words with personal significance Attend to capitalization and punctuation Recognize capital letters and periods in print texts - The Very Cranky Bear Concluding the Unit Small-Group Shared Reading My Collage page 4 A Birthday Gift for Dad page 3 We Are Different page 4 All Together Now: - Row, Row, Row Your Boat - Five Plump Peas - The Frog Song - Rainstorm - Mr. Frog - The Elephant - Clean Up Litter - I Like Myself! - See What We Can Do! 37

38 4.2 Attend to Conventions Attend to capitalization and punctuation Recognize capital letters and periods in print texts Capitalize first letter of own name 4.3 Present and Share Present information Share ideas and information about own drawings and topics of personal interest Solving Problems Inquiry Unit - Concluding the Unit All Small-Group Shared Reading lessons All Guided Reading lessons : All Puppet Lessons All Oral Language Games All Conversation Cards All Inquiry Unit lessons Enhance presentation Use drawings to illustrate ideas and information, and talk about them Independent Reading Guide page 9 On the Go page 4 We Have Music! page 4 Spring Is Here! page 4 What Do I Need? page 4 A Birthday Gift for Dad page 4 Lost Cat page 4 We Are Different page 4 Here Is a Town page 4 On the Go page 4 Sandcastle page 4 Spring Is Here! page 4 38

39 4.3 Present and Share Enhance presentation Use drawings to illustrate ideas and information, and talk about them What Do I Need? page 4 A Birthday Gift for Dad page 4 Lost Cat page 4 We Are Different page 4 All Together Now: - The Beehive - Monster Truck Rally - The Frog Song - The Silly Man - I Can Be Anything - Rainstorm - Mr. Frog - The Elephant Conversation Cards #1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 10, 11, 15, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21 23, 24 25, 34, 35 - Panda Kindergarten - Clean Up Litter - Whoever You Are - I Like Myself! - See What We Can Do! - The Very Cranky Bear Independent Reading Guide page 9 39

40 4.3 Present and Share Use effective oral and visual communication Speak in a clear voice to share ideas and information Demonstrate attentive listening and viewing Follow one-or two-step instructions On the Go page 4 : All Puppet lessons All Oral Language Games All Together Now: - I Can Be Anything All Conversation Cards Sandcastle pages 3, 4 Sandcastle pages 3, 4 Glasses For Li page 4 My Collage page 4 Oral Language Games: - Copycat - Barrier Games Conversation Cards #12 14, 35, 36 Make comments that relate to the topic being discussed Inquiry Unit Benny s Special Day What Can Float? page 3 What Can Float? page 3 Oral Language Games: - Guess My Letter - Guess Who I See - Twenty Questions Conversation Cards#1, #9, #20, #35 40

41 4.3 Present and Share Demonstrate attentive listening and viewing Make comments that relate to the topic being discussed - Clean Up Litter - Whoever You Are - I Like Myself! General Outcome 5 Students will listen, speak, read, write, view and represent to respect, support and collaborate with others. 5.1 Respect Others and Strengthen Community Appreciate diversity Explore personal experiences and family traditions related to oral, print and other media texts Sandcastle page 2 Glasses For Li page 2 We Have Music! page 2 My Collage page 4 Spring Is Here! pages 2, 3 What Do I Need? page 2 Lost Cat page 2 On the Go page 2 Sandcastle page 2 Glasses For Li page 2 We Have Music! page 2 My Collage page 4 Spring Is Here! pages 2, 3 What Do I Need? page 2 Lost Cat page 2 We Are Different page 2 Puppet Lessons: - Retelling Personal Experiences - To Persuade Oral Language Games: 41

42 5.1 Respect Others and Strengthen Community Appreciate diversity Explore personal experiences and family traditions related to oral, print and other media texts - Conversation Collections All Conversation Cards Relate texts to culture Explore oral, print and other media texts from various communities All Inquiry Unit lessons We Are Different We Are Different Celebrate accomplishments and events Share stories, using rhymes, rhythms, symbols, pictures and drama to celebrate individual and class accomplishments Use language to show respect Use appropriate words, phrases and statements with adults and peers when speaking and listening, sharing and taking turns Inquiry Unit - Whoever You Are We Have Music! page 4 Inquiry Unit - See What We Can Do! - Concluding the Unit Small-Group Shared Reading Sandcastle page 2 : Puppet Lessons - Social Problem Solving Oral Language Games - Conversation Collections - Guess Who I See All Together Now - The Frog Song - The Silly Man - The Elephant 42

43 5.1 Respect Others and Strengthen Community Use language to show respect Use appropriate words, phrases and statements with adults and peers when speaking and listening, sharing and taking turns 5.2 Work within a Group Cooperate with others Participate in class and group activities Conversation Cards #6, 7, 10, 11, 18, 20, 21 23, 36 Inquiry Unit: Solving Problems - Introduction - The Very Cranky Bear Here Is a Town page 4 My Collage page 4 Lost Cat page 4 Puppet Lessons: - Spontaneous Play and Talk - Story Substitutions Oral Language Games: - Conversation Collections - Copycat - Twenty Questions All lessons in Caring for the World - Concluding the Unit All lessons in I Am Special All lessons in Solving Problems 43

44 5.1 Respect Others and Strengthen Community Cooperate with others Find ways to be helpful to others All Together Now: - The Silly Man - The Elephant Conversation Card #3 Work in groups Ask and answer questions to determine what the class knows about a topic Inquiry Unit - Clean Up Litter - Concluding the Unit - Concluding the Unit What Can Float? page 3 Oral Language Games: - Guess My Letter - Twenty Questions Conversation Cards#1, #9, #20 - Concluding the Unit - Whoever You Are - Concluding the Unit - I Like Myself! - Concluding the Unit 44

45 5.1 Respect Others and Strengthen Community Work in groups Listen to others ideas Here Is a Town page 4 On the Go page 3 Sandcastle pages 3, 4 Glasses for Li page 3 We Have Music! page 3 What Can Float? pages 3, 4 My Collage page 3 Spring Is Here! page 3 What Do I Need? page 3 A Birthday Gift for Dad pages 3, 4 Lost Cat pages 3, 4 We Are Different page 3 Here Is a Town page 3 On the Go pages 3, 4 Sandcastle pages 3, 4 Glasses for Li page 3 We Have Music! page 3 What Can Float? pages 3 My Collage pages 3, 4 Spring Is Here! page 3 What Do I Need? page 3 A Birthday Gift for Dad pages 3, 4 Lost Cat page 3 We Are Different page 3 All Puppet Lessons All Oral Language Games Both lessons in Wordless Picture Books All Conversation Cards - Panda Kindergarten - Whoever You Are 45

46 Work in groups Listen to others ideas Evaluate group process Respond to questions about personal contributions to group process I Am Special - I Like Myself! Solving Problems - The Very Cranky Bear What Can Float? page 3 46

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