Wednesday, December 21, 2011

A is for America - Themed Lesson Plans

A is For America

Monday:

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

Reading: Lesson #1 Brill Kids Reading & Lesson #6 Open Court The Letter 'A'
(Watch Brillkid Reading lesson #1, Singing the ABC Song, Letter 'A' work sheet, Creating A Letter 'A' with glue and beads, on paper, 'A' says /a as in Apple worksheet.) Make your own handwriting worksheets here.

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

Social Science:
Coloring States Map, Discuss how many states are there? What state do we live in? What state was each child born in?

Art:
Coloring in a flag and discuss how many stars are on the flag? What do the stars stand for?

Second Language (sigh language):
America, Home, Mom, Dad, and Flag.

Exploration:
Go here and find printable pages for the state you live in to discover even more about the United States!

Flash Cards:
Flag, Is, The, Apple, Ham, Jam, At, Ant, Air, Aunt, Alley, Ram, Map, rap, lap, trap, sap, snap, tap, trap, happy, water.

Tuesday:

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

Reading: Lesson #2 Brill Kids Reading & Lesson #7 Open Court The Letter 'A'
(Watch Brillkid Reading lesson #2, Singing the ABC Song, Letter 'A' is for America work sheet, Capital A Lower a Worksheet, and What items start with A/a worksheet.) Make your own handwriting worksheets here.


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

Social Science:
Coloring States Map, Discussion: What do the states look like? Are all the states connected? Which one is the biggest?

Art:
Apples in a Basket Coloring Page.

Second Language (sigh language):
America, Home, Mom, Dad, and Flag.

Exploration:
Play Scrambled States

Flash Cards:
Flag, Is, The, Apple, Ham, Jam, At, Ant, Air, Aunt, Alley, Ram, Map, rap, lap, trap, sap, snap, tap, trap, happy, water.


Wednesday:

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

Reading: Lesson #3 Brill Kids Reading & Lesson #8 Open Court The Letter 'A'
(Watch Brillkid Reading lesson #3, Singing the ABC Song, Letter A Packet From Nick Jr., create an A/a poster, using old magazines cut out items that begin with the letter a).


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

Second Language (sigh language):
America, Home, Mom, Dad, and Flag.

Exploration:
What state do you live in? What are some things that are famous from that state? IE: wheat, corn, salt, hole in a rock, the Brooklyn bridge, time square, the grand canyon etc. Make a list of 5 famous things from your state.

Flash Cards:
Flag, Is, The, Apple, Ham, Jam, At, Ant, Air, Aunt, Alley, Ram, Map, rap, lap, trap, sap, snap, tap, trap, happy, water.


Thursday:

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

Reading: Lesson #4 Brill Kids Reading & Lesson #9 Open Court The Letter 'A'
(Watch Brillkid Reading lesson #4, Singing the ABC Song, Letter 'A' work sheet, what starts with a? Make a list of 3-5 items that start with a that the kids can think of.)


Math: Lesson #4 Brill Kids Math
(Watch Brillkid Math Lesson #4, Review flashcards of 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, one, two, three, four, five. Counting dots 1-5 Online Game, above and below game.)

Art:
Make red white and blue necklaces.

Second Language (sigh language):
America, Home, Mom, Dad, and Flag.

Exploration:
Play Scrambled States

Flash Cards:
Flag, Is, The, Apple, Ham, Jam, At, Ant, Air, Aunt, Alley, Ram, Map, rap, lap, trap, sap, snap, tap, trap, happy, water.

Friday:

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

Reading: Lesson #5 Brill Kids Reading & Lesson #10 Open Court The Letter 'A'
(Watch Brillkid Reading lesson #5, write words that have the /a sound. Map, rap, lap, trap, sap, snap, tap, trap, happy, water, etc. Play /a hangman.)

Math: Lesson #5 Brill Kids Math
(Watch Brillkid Math Lesson #5, Review flashcards of 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, one, two, three, four, five.


Test:
1. How many states are there in the United States?
2. What state do you live in?
3. What sound does 'a' make?
4. Read all 5 flash cards.
5. Do all 5 signs.

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