Apples ELA & Math BundleKindergarten • Whole Day Lesson Plan
Subject: Counting and Cardinality, ELA, Informational, Math, Measurement and Data
CCSS: RI.K.4, RI.K.6, K.CC.C.6, K.MD.3
Skills: ELA: Informational Text Features, Diagraming, Adjectives to Describe Math: Collect Data, Organize Data, Analyze Data, Compare Numbers: Equal Groups
File Type: PDF Document
Materials Needed: ELA: blank paper, pencil, crayons/colored pencils, document camera or whiteboard Math: blank paper, pencil & crayons, 20 math manipulatives for every 2 students (approximately), document camera or whiteboard
Printable Resources: ELA: Required: copy of informational text, Apples, for the teacher; Optional: printable "Exit Slips" as an assessment component Math: Required: copy of Apples, by Amanda Davis (1 copy for the teacher)
Lesson Plan Description
This whole day bundle contains:
ELA: This half day of lesson plans is broken down into 3 separate segments (30-60 minutes each) addressing several ELA standards using an informational text, “Apples”. Your students will enjoy a read aloud, practice informational text features (bold words & headings), create a diagram and label it, and use adjectives to describe apples.
- Segment 1: students will use informational text features to understand the meaning of new words and define the role of an informational writer.
- Segment 2: students will draw and label the parts of an apple.
- Segment 3: students will describe apples using various adjectives. These lessons can be taught over the span of a half day or you can use the lessons independently, broken up over several days.
Math: This half day of lesson plans is broken down into 3 separate segments (30-60 minutes each) addressing Measurement & Data: collect/analyze data & Counting & Cardinality: comparing equal groups (K.MD.3 & K.CC.C.6). Students will enjoy a read aloud of Apples, by Amanda Davis, a whole group data collection & analysis, independent data collection & analysis, and game, “Match Me!” to practice comparing numbers and making equal groups.
- Segment 1: students will organize and analyze data from their classmates on their favorite kind of apple.
- Segment 2: students will create and analyze their own survey about apples.
- Segment 3: students will compare numbers by making equal groups playing the game “Match Me!” These lessons can be taught over the span of a half day or you can use the lessons independently, broken up over several days.