Saturday, March 3, 2012

J is For Juice - Themed Lesson Plan


J is For Juice

Monday


The Letter 'J' 
J is for? Here's a list of 'J' worksheets for today, besides juice what can you find that starts with 'j'?
What starts with the letter j?
Words that start with j sounds comparison.


Reading: 
BrillKids Reading Lesson #46
Open Court Lesson #23a

Math: 
Printable Addition Page Found Here
Counting Practice Using Objects Fruit Pieces. 

Social Science: 
Where does Juice come from? Make the connection that apple juice comes from apples, grape juice comes from grapes etc. 

Here are some great Juice Recipes from Living A Whole Life

Art:
Draw pictures of your favorite fruits/vegetables. 

Second Language: 
Sign language words for this week: Juice, FruitVegetable

Exploration: 
What juice could you make with your selections? Make an experimental juice and write down what you put in it. Did you like it? 

Flash Cards: 
Pre-Reading Flash Cards with Books. 

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Tuesday


The Letter 'J' 
J is for? Here's a list of 'J' worksheets for today, besides juice what can you find that starts with 'j'?
Handwriting with j words.
Match The 'j' words.

Reading: 
BrillKids Reading Lesson #47
Open Court Lesson #23b

Math: 
Printable Addition Page Found Here
Pattern Practice Using Wooden Blocks
Fill in the missing numbers worksheet downloadable here

Social Science: 
Where do fruit and vegetables come from? Classification project. Which come from trees? Bushes? Underground? Vines?

Here's a tutorial for kids from One World.net if you'd like help getting started.
Here is Science Net Links information on where Food comes from as well. 

Art:
Draw pictures of your favorite fruits/vegetables. 

Second Language: 
Sign language words for this week: JuiceFruitVegetable

Exploration: 
Set up a fake grocery store at home. We get food from the store... but how does it get from where it grows to the store? Here's a worksheet to continue learning.

Flash Cards: 
Pre-Reading Flash Cards with Books. 

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Wednesday


The Letter 'J' 
J is for? Here's a list of 'J' worksheets for today, besides juice what can you find that starts with 'j'?

Handwriting with j words.
Nick Jr. J Packet


Reading: 
BrillKids Reading Lesson #48
Open Court Lesson #23c

Math: 
Printable Addition Page Found Here
Greater or Less Than with Dice. Download this work page from the Lesson Plan Diva here

Social Science: 
Classification: Match the juice to the fruit. Poor glasses of juice and have the kids try to match what fruits are in them by tasting them, looking at the color, and checking for pulp or seeds. 

Art:
Use fruit juice to dye white paint. What color does each fruit make the paint? Paint a picture of the fruit you used to make the paint color. 

Second Language: 
Sign language words for this week: JuiceFruitVegetable

Exploration: 
Can you taste the fruit flavors in other things? Make juice muffins, or other tarts have the kids guess what fruit(s) they were made with.

Flash Cards: 
Pre-Reading Flash Cards with Books. 

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Thursday

The Letter 'J' 
J is for? Here's a list of 'J' worksheets for today, besides juice what can you find that starts with 'j'?
Capital J vs small j. 
What starts with the letter j?


Reading: 
BrillKids Reading Lesson #49
Open Court Lesson #24a

Math: 
Printable Addition Page Found Here
Greater or Less Than with Dice. Download this work page from the Lesson Plan Diva here.
Math Number Awareness Worksheets Download Here

Social Science: 


Art:
Fruit Loop Sort. You'll need a box of Fruit Loops and you can print off the instruction for this fun little activity from Better Than I Could Have Imagined's blog here.  

Second Language: 
Sign language words for this week: JuiceFruitVegetable

Exploration: 
Let's make swamp juice! This is a fun project that's easy to do at home and puts a fun spin on juice! You'll need Jello a few candy items, and juice to flavor with. The instructions are printed on Family Fun's website here.



Flash Cards: 
Pre-Reading Flash Cards with Books. 
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Friday


The Letter 'J' 
J is for? Here's a list of 'J' worksheets for today, besides juice what can you find that starts with 'j'?
Itsy Bitsy Book

Reading: 
BrillKids Reading Lesson #50
Open Court Lesson #24b

Math: 
Printable Addition Page Found Here
Classifying worksheets with food download here

Second Language: 
Sign language words for this week: JuiceFruitVegetable

Exploration: 
What starts with I? Find at least 5 items that start with the letter "I" and photograph them. Then we'll print your photos and write the word on them.

Flash Cards: 
Pre-Reading Flash Cards with Books. 


4 comments:

  1. This is so great! My kids are older- middle school. Do you write lesson plans for that age? Either way, I'll pass your blog to my sisters and friends with younger kids.

    By the way, I found you through A to Z challenge.
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  2. Hi. Just dropping in to follow as your A to Z co-host. Nice to meet you!

    Hmm. I can't find a follower widget on your blog. Do you have one?

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  3. Christine I am working on getting some older child lesson plans up. I hope to launch a middle school tab in June. :)

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  4. Matthew I have added one. Sorry about that.

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