Green Unit Language Arts


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Day 1

Watch this video about the color green. Can you sing the song?

Write your name on the front page of your Green Book. It will be fun to see how much better you get at writing your name as the year goes on.

Parents; go to this website and make a handwriting worksheet with your child’s full name. Have them practice with the worksheets daily until they are able to independently write their name with good penmanship.

Write your child’s name on a sheet of paper (preferably a piece of construction paper). Write their name in large thick letters; have them trace their name with their fingertips.

Day 2

Hello! It’s time for your second day of Little House Kindergarten. Listen to the green song again. Can you remember how to spell the word green?

Practice writing your name.

Spell your name out loud.

Day 3

Today we will start with your G-R-E-E-N song.  Can you spell green now? Keep practicing!

Practice writing your name.

Spell your name out loud.

Day 4

Spell your name out loud.
Use small items to write your name. (For example: noodles, beans, cotton balls.) You can also paste them to a piece of paper like this.

Day 5

Hey there! Do you remember how to spell green? Can you sing your green song to help you remember?
Practice writing your name. Spell your name out loud.

Day 6

Listen to the ABC song in the intro of this game. You don’t have to play the game yet.

Language Arts is also fulfilled by the read aloud when learning about flags in Social Studies.

Day 7

Sing your ABC song.

Practice writing your name.

Day 8

Do you remember how to spell the word green?

Listen to the ABC song and sort the letters in the game.

Day 9

Play the story game ABC Mommy and Me.

Spell your name out loud.
Continue to practice writing your name. There won’t be any more reminders, so practice until your name looks great!

Day 10

Listen to the story “Henry and the Sugarbugs“.  Summarize the story.

Day 11

Pretend that this picture is a postcard. You want to write home to tell people about the time you are spending in Italy. What would you tell them about Venice?

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Day 12

Listen to the story “Lilly, the Wild Cat“.  Summarize the story.

Day 13

Spell your name out loud.

Today you will be learning about another nocturnal animal, the bat.

Listen to the story “Stellaluna” about a baby bat and her mother. Find someone to tell about the book (summarize). How was Stellaluna different from the baby birds?

Day 14

Spell your name out loud.

Say your Alphabet.

Day 15

Today’s Language Arts lesson is fulfilled by watching and summarizing the moon documentary.

Day 16

Listen to the story “Marvin and Sweetie“.  Summarize the story.

Day 17

Say your alphabet. (Have your child point to individual letters of the alphabet while reciting it. This connection needs to be concrete.)

(Language Arts is also fulfilled by watching the hermit crab documentary and reciting facts from it. )

Day 18

Say your Alphabet.
(Have your child point to individual letters of the alphabet while reciting it. This connection needs to be concrete.)

Day 19

Learn about the letter A in this interactive activity.

Watch this video about the letter A.

Practice writing upper case A in your Green Book.

Say your Alphabet.
(Have your child point to individual letters of the alphabet while reciting it. This connection needs to be concrete.)

Day 20

Go through the A activity again.

Here is an ant coloring sheet with a review of the capital A letter.

Practice writing lower case a in your Green Book.

Say your Alphabet.
(Have your child point to individual letters of the alphabet while reciting it. This connection needs to be concrete.)

Day 21

Go through the B activity.

Here is an animal alphabet activity.

Practice writing upper case B in your Green Book.

Day 22

Go through the B activity.

B is for balloon. Have you ever seen a hot air balloon?

Practice writing lower case b in your Green Book.

Day 23

Go through the C activity.

C is for crocodile.

Practice writing upper case C in your Green Book.

Day 24

Go through the C activity.

C is for cat.

Practice writing lower case c in your Green Book.

Day 25

Go through the D activity.

D is for duck!

Listen to Elmo’s duck song.

Practice writing upper case D in your Green Book.

Listen to the nursery rhyme “Five Little Ducks”. Here are some five little ducks puppets. Sing the song and act it out with your new puppets.

Day 26

Go through the D activity.

D is for dog!

Practice writing lower case d in your Green Book.

Day 27

Go through the E activity.

E is for eagle.

Practice writing upper case E in your Green Book.

Day 28

Go through the E activity.

E is for electric eel!

Practice writing lower case e in your Green Book.

Day 29 and Day 30 are review days. Refer to those pages for reviews.

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