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What Do Families Look Like? Kindergarten Week Long Unit by Mind Map: What Do Families Look Like? Kindergarten Week Long Unit
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What Do Families Look Like? Kindergarten Week Long Unit

Animal math game - puzzle match game

S4.C2.PO1 Describe that most animals will grow to resemble their parents

Social Studies

How can we help each other? Brainstorm a list together. Have students discuss in small groups and share. Ask students to roll play using family puppets.

What does being part of a family mean? Discuss in pairs and make a web as a class. Role play ways to be responsible and a good family member.

Science

Draw and label animal babies and parents - show examples using the internet

Adult & Baby Animals Smart Board Site http://www.crickweb.co.uk/assets/resources/flash.php?&file=YoungAnimals

Math

Put the correct number of animal babies next to number - Teacher created Kidspiration activity

Count animal babies & write the number - Small groups with teacher assistance

Draw, count, and compare family members - Small groups with teacher assistance/monitoring

Graph how many family members we have on Smart Board - ask questions based on graph

Reading

Comprehension Strategies - Read Books and ask comprehension questions as stated in standards - "Whose Baby am I" & "We Are All Alike, We Are All Different"

Syllable Segmentation - "Mother's Glasses" - project on Smart Board - clap syllables as song is played - finger play

Rhyme - "Five Little Monkeys" - project on Smart Board - highlight rhyming words together - have kids clap when they hear rhyming words

Print Concepts - "Whose Baby am I" & "We Are All Alike, We Are All Different"

Writing

Label Family - ask students to draw and label family

Family time - ask students to draw and write what they like to do with their family (teacher assisted)

Music/Movement

"I'm Bringing Home a Baby Bumble Bee" by Dr. Jean

"Growing Up" by Dr. Jean

Creative Arts

Families are Different Project - create a classroom web - ask children how they would like to present their family to class