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food with family and friends Kindergarten
Unit 4 Food
Enduring Understanding
We can make and enjoy different kinds of food with our friends and family.
Essential Question:
What kinds of food do you like?
Week 1    Week 2    Week 3
Week 1- Apple Farmer Annie Teacher Guided Resources Student Resources
Word Study
introduce /n/
/t/

Vocabulary
Sight Words


  Sounds like N
(beginning and ending /n/)

Sounds like T
(quick review of beginning and ending /t/)

Sight Words in Space
(Treasures Vocabulary Activity)
Oral Language
Enduring Understanding:
We can make and enjoy different kinds of food with our friends and family.
Essential Question:

What kinds of food do you like?

Research Project Teacher Directions

See Multiple Links Under Theme Connections

Discovery EdFood Guide Pyramid

(Login to Discovery Streaming before selecting the link. Please note that videos must be downloaded according to AACPS guidelines.)


Cooking With Baby Bear (Sesame Street)

Grocery Shop With DW (PBS Kids Arthur)

Where Food Comes From
(Treasures Applet)
Activity 1 &
Activity 2
(Treasures Applet)

Identify and Sequencing Events
Enduring Understanding:
Good readers use the words and pictures of a story to understand the sequence of events.  
Essential Question:
What are the important events in the story?
  Arthur Story Scramble
 (PBS Kids)
Week 2- Our Special Sweet Potato Pie Teacher Guided Resources Student Resources
Word Study
introduce /k/ c


Vocabulary
Fruits and vegetables
  pixieFoods By Sounds (C and P)

Starfall - C

Fruits and Vegetables
Online Sorting Game

Healthy or Not
Kidspiration Create and Write

pixieFood Sorts
Oral Language
Enduring Understanding:
We can make and enjoy different kinds of food with our friends and family.
Essential Question:

What kinds of food do you like?
Eating With Your Family
(Treasures Slideshow Applet)
Activity 1
(Treasures Applet)
Activity 2
(Treasures Applet)
Arthur's Cafeteria Balanced
Lunch (PBS Kids)



Making Inferences
Enduring Understanding:
Good readers use clues from the story to make inferences about the character or the setting. 
Essential Question:
What inferences about the characters or setting can you make based on clues from the story? 
  Arthur Comic Creator
(PBS Kids - use lever for infer or create own)
Week 3- Yoko Teacher Guided Resources Student Resources
Word Study
Review /n/, /k/-c, /i/, /s/


Vocabulary
Fruits and vegetables
  Starfall
(ABC's Ready to Read)

Fruits and Vegetables
(Treasures Vocabulary)

Roll A Word, Spin A Word Family
Oral Language
Enduring Understanding:
We can make and enjoy different kinds of food with our friends and family.
Essential Question:

What kinds of food do you like?
Kinds of Menus
(Treasures Slideshow Applet)

Create a Plate
(Kidspiration)
Activity 1
(Treasures Applet)
Activity 2
(Treasures Applet)
Making Inferences
Enduring Understanding:
Good readers use clues from the story to make inferences about the character or the setting. 
Essential Question:
What inferences about the characters or setting can you make based on clues from the story? 
smartboardThree Wishes
(Vocabulary and Oral Vocabulary Story)

pixieStory Elements Form

Arthur Comic Creator
(PBS Kids - use lever for infer or create own)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Theme Connections
Curriculum Links Resources
WK2 Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose informative/explanatory texts in which they name what they are writing about and supply some information about the topic. Healthy or Sometimes Food (Kidspiration)
Create a Plate (Kidspiration)
USDA Farm Service Agency (Website for Research)
WK8 With guidance and support from adults, recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question. Cooking With Baby Bear (Sesame Street)
Lemonade Stand Follow a Recipe (Sesame Street)
Arthurs Balanced Lunches
Grocery Shop With DW (PBS Kids Arthur)
WK7 Particpate in shared research and writing projects Teacher Directions and Anchor Chart
(websites - with teacher guidance, explore various menus of student's favorite restaurants like the ones here and give opinions on best menu, favorite items, etc..)
McDonalds Menu (fast food)
Ledo's Menu (pizza)
China Dragon (chinese)
Bob Evans (Southern sit down)
AACPS Nutrition Home - Menu (monthly school menu)
   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Teacher Notes
Standards Resources
Common Core Standard:

 LK5.a Sort common objects into categories (e.g., shapes, foods) to gain a sense of the concepts the categories represent. WK2 Use a combination of drawing, dictating and writing to compose informative/explanatory texts in which they name what they are writing about and supply some information.

Technology Standard:3.A.1.a. Explore and use teacher selected technology tools to learn new and reinforce new skills. 
Sorting-Fruits and Vegetables
Kidspiration - Healthy or Not
Common Core Standard: MD RF3 Know and apply grade- level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words
Technology Standard:
1.A.1.b. Use mouse to perform computer functions. 
Starfall
Vowels, Consonants
Common Core Standard: MD RF3 Know and apply grade- level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words

Technology Standard:
3.A.1.a. Explore and use teacher selected technology tools to learn new and reinforce new skills. 
Sounds Like N
Sounds like T
Common Core Standard: RL K 3 With prompting and support, identify characters, settings, and major events in a story.
Technology Standard:
3.A.1.a. Explore and use teacher selected technology tools to learn new and reinforce new skills. 
Arthurs Story Scramble
Common Core Standard: SL.K.1 Participate in collaborative conversations with divese partners about kindergarten topics and texts with peers and adults in small and large groups.

Technology Standard:.
A.1.a. Explore and use teacher selected technology tools to learn new and reinforce new skills
Discovery EdFood Guide Pyramid
Common Core Standard:

Technology Standard:
 
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August 2014