Wednesday, December 28, 2011

B is For Beads - Themed Lesson Plans

B is For Beads





Monday:

ABC Mouse: Learning Path at least one game per day.

Reading: Lesson #6 Brill Kids Reading & Lesson #11 Open Court The Letter 'B'
(Watch Brillkid Reading lesson #6, Singing the ABC Song, Letter 'B' work sheet, Creating A Letter 'B' with glue and beads, on paper, 'B' says /b as in Ball worksheet.) Make your own handwriting worksheets here.



Math: Lesson #6 Brill Kids Math
(Watch Brillkid Math Lesson #6, Review flashcards of 2,3,4,5,6, two, three, four, five, six. Counting dots 1-10 Online Game, fewer/more game.)

Social Science:
Read the article "Beads as Money" and discuss what money is with each child. Give children the chance all week to earn "beads" and buy toys from a "shop" at home.

Art:
Making Paper Beads! Here is a link to what they look like, and a link to more templates.

Second Language (sigh language):
Mom, Dad, Money, Bead, and Thank you

Exploration:
What else was used as money? Metal, Shells, Nuts, Beads?

Flash Cards:
Bead, Ball, Bend, Bat, Bace, Brat, Bubble, Baby, Marble, Blue, Black, Brake, Bank, Bus, Balloon, Bird, Butterfly, Bagel, Bridge.

Tuesday:

ABC Mouse: Learning Path at least one game per day.

Reading: Lesson #7 Brill Kids Reading & Lesson #12 Open Court The Letter 'B'
(Watch Brillkid Reading lesson #7, Singing the ABC Song, B Matchup Sheet, Circle the B words worksheet, and What items start with b worksheet.) Make your own handwriting worksheets here.


Math: Lesson #7 Brill Kids Math
(Watch Brillkid Math Lesson #7,  Review flashcards of 2,3,4,5,6, two, three, four, five, six  Counting dots 1-5 Online Game, tall vs. short game.)

Social Science:
Read the article "Beads as Money" and discuss what money is with each child. Give children the chance all week to earn "beads" and buy toys from a "shop" at home. 

Art:
Stringing necklaces out of beads and boondoggle. (See below) 



Second Language (sigh language):
MomDadMoneyBead, and Thank you

Exploration:
Smart Snacks ABC Lacing Sweets make words by stringing letter beads! or if you don't have lacing beads use letter BLOCKS which also start with b.

Flash Cards:
Bead, Ball, Bend, Bat, Bace, Brat, Bubble, Baby, Marble, Blue, Black, Brake, Bank, Bus, Balloon, Bird, Butterfly, Bagel, Bridge. 


Wednesday:

ABC Mouse: Learning Path at least one game per day.

Reading: Lesson #8 Brill Kids Reading & Lesson #13 Open Court The Letter 'B'
(Watch Brillkid Reading lesson #8, Singing the ABC Song, Letter B Packet From Nick Jr.)


Math: Lesson #8 Brill Kids Math
(Watch Brillkid Math Lesson #8,  Review flashcards of 2,3,4,5,6, two, three, four, five, six  Counting dots 1-10 Online Game, left/right game.)

Second Language (sigh language):
MomDadMoneyBead, and Thank you

Exploration:
Find things that start with "B/b" and photograph them. Have a parent help print the pictures and write what each item is on them. 

Flash Cards:
Bead, Ball, Bend, Bat, Bace, Brat, Bubble, Baby, Marble, Blue, Black, Brake, Bank, Bus, Balloon, Bird, Butterfly, Bagel, Bridge. 


Thursday:

ABC Mouse: Learning Path at least one game per day.

Reading: Lesson #9 Brill Kids Reading & Lesson #14 Open Court The Letter 'B'
(Watch Brillkid Reading lesson #9, Singing the ABC Song, write a "b" story use this starter page to help, what starts with b? Make a list of 3-5 items that start with a that the kids can think of.)


Math: Lesson #9 Brill Kids Math
(Watch Brillkid Math Lesson #9,  Review flashcards of 2,3,4,5,6, two, three, four, five, six  Same Game, above and below game.)

Art:
Blow up balloons and learn the "happy birthday to you" song. Balloons and Birthday start with b! 

Second Language (sigh language):
MomDadMoneyBead, and Thank you

Exploration:
Play "ball" games. What can you do with a ball? 

Flash Cards:
Bead, Ball, Bend, Bat, Bace, Brat, Bubble, Baby, Marble, Blue, Black, Brake, Bank, Bus, Balloon, Bird, Butterfly, Bagel, Bridge.

Friday:

ABC Mouse: Learning Path at least one game per day.

Reading: Lesson #10 Brill Kids Reading & Lesson #15 Open Court The Letter 'B'
(Watch Brillkid Reading lesson #10, write words that have the ba sound such as flashcard words, etc. Play /a hangman.)

Math: Lesson #10 Brill Kids Math
(Watch Brillkid Math Lesson #10, Review flashcards of 2,3,4,5,6, two, three, four, five, six.


Test:
1. What things start with 'b'? (must be able to name at least 3 but try for 5-7)
2. Count to 6.
3. What sound does 'b' make?
4. Read all flash cards.
5. Do all 5 signs.
6. Let each child spend their "beads" to buy prizes from home. 

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