Variety of Lesson Plans for Kindergarten Common Core Reading: Language Standard 3

A variety of lesson plans for kindergarten teachers. Focus standard is Common Core Reading: Literature Standard 3.

  • Adaptation of The Boy Who Cried "Wolf"

    Students retell a story to reinforce sequencing.

  • Author Study of Patricia Polacco's Family Stories

    Patricia Polacco?s family stories provide an interesting and neutral way to begin discussions about families. Students can make connections from their own family experiences to some of her family experiences.

  • Character Education Read Alouds

    Sharing quality literature provides the teacher with great opportunities for the class to discuss the interactions and feelings of people. It also allows the students to make connections based on their own feelings and experiences.

  • Fairy Tale Maps

    Students will begin to understand the concept of maps by describing the path that Little Red Riding Hood took on the way to Grandma's house.

  • Tortoise and Hare Races

    Using the The Tortoise and the Hare fable students will learn basic map skills.

  • Writing a Letter using the book Mole's Hill

    Use the book Mole's Hill by Lois Ehlert to create a interactive letter writing activity with the class and learn about prblem and solution. Students will choose a character and write a letter. This link provides the kindergarten teacher with lesson plans to choose from that address many Reading/Language Arts standards. However, the major focus standard for this group of lesson plans is Common Core Reading: Literature Standard 3. Many different pieces of literature are suggested in each lesson. A brief summary, background for teacher, content connections, materials, intructional procedures, family connections, assessment plan, and bibliography is provided in each lesson plan.

Standards & Objectives

Academic standards
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.K.1
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.K.4
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on kindergarten reading and content.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.K.5
With guidance and support from adults, explore word relationships and nuances in word meanings.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.K.1
Demonstrate understanding of the organization and basic features of print.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.K.4
Read emergent-reader texts with purpose and understanding.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.K.1
With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.K.10
Actively engage in group reading activities with purpose and understanding.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.K.4
With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about unknown words in a text.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.K.5
Identify the front cover, back cover, and title page of a book.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.K.6
Name the author and illustrator of a text and define the role of each in presenting the ideas or information in a text.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.K.1
With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.K.10
Actively engage in group reading activities with purpose and understanding.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.K.2
With prompting and support, retell familiar stories, including key details.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.K.4
Ask and answer questions about unknown words in a text.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.K.5
Recognize common types of texts (e.g., storybooks, poems).
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.K.7
With prompting and support, describe the relationship between illustrations and the story in which they appear (e.g., what moment in a story an...
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.K.1
Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about kindergarten topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.K.2
Confirm understanding of a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media by asking and answering questions about key details...
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.K.3
Ask and answer questions in order to seek help, get information, or clarify something that is not understood.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.K.4
Describe familiar people, places, things, and events and, with prompting and support, provide additional detail.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.K.5
Add drawings or other visual displays to descriptions as desired to provide additional detail.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.K.5
With guidance and support from adults, respond to questions and suggestions from peers and add details to strengthen writing as needed.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.K.7
Participate in shared research and writing projects (e.g., explore a number of books by a favorite author and express opinions about them).
GLE 0001.1.1
Demonstrate an emerging understanding of basic English usage, mechanics, spelling, and sentence structure.
GLE 0001.1.2
Employ a variety of strategies to decode words and expand vocabulary.
GLE 0001.2.1
Develop critical listening skills essential for comprehension, problem solving, and task completion.
GLE 0001.2.2
Develop critical speaking skills essential for effective communication.
GLE 0001.8.1
Explore and experience various literary genres.
GLE 0001.8.2
Employ a variety of basic reading comprehension strategies.
GLE 0001.8.3
Develop reading fluency and accuracy.
GLE 0001.8.4
Identify basic literary elements.
TSS.ELA.K.FL.F.5
Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
TSS.ELA.K.FL.PC.1
Demonstrate understanding of the organization and basic features of print.
TSS.ELA.K.FL.VA.7a
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on Kindergarten conversations, reading, and content.
TSS.ELA.K.FL.VA.7b
With guidance and support from adults, explore word relationships and nuances in word meanings.
TSS.ELA.K.FL.VA.7c
Use words and phrases acquired through conversations, reading and being read to, and responding to texts.
TSS.ELA.K.FL.WC.4
Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills when encoding words; write legibly.
TSS.ELA.K.RI.CS.4
With prompting and support, determine the meaning of words and phrases in a text relevant to a Kindergarten topic or subject area.
TSS.ELA.K.RI.CS.5
Know various text features.
TSS.ELA.K.RI.CS.6
With prompting and support, define the role of an author and illustrator in presenting the ideas or information in a text
TSS.ELA.K.RI.IKI.8
With prompting and support, identify the reasons an author provides to support points in a text.
TSS.ELA.K.RI.KID.1
With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
TSS.ELA.K.RI.KID.2
With prompting and support, orally identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.
TSS.ELA.K.RI.RRTC.10
With prompting and support, read informational texts of appropriate complexity for Kindergarten.
TSS.ELA.K.RL.CS.4
With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about unknown words in text.
TSS.ELA.K.RL.CS.5
Recognize common types of texts.
TSS.ELA.K.RL.CS.6
With prompting and support, define the role of authors and illustrators in the telling of a story.
TSS.ELA.K.RL.KID.1
With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
TSS.ELA.K.RL.KID.2
With prompting and support, orally retell familiar stories, including key details.
TSS.ELA.K.RL.RRTC.10
With prompting and support, read stories and poems of appropriate complexity for Kindergarten.
TSS.ELA.K.SL.CC.1
Participate with varied peers and adults in collaborative conversations in small or large groups about appropriate Kindergarten topics.
TSS.ELA.K.SL.CC.2
Confirm understanding of a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media by asking and answering questions about key details and...
TSS.ELA.K.SL.CC.3
Ask and answer questions in order to seek help, get information, or clarify something that is not understood.
TSS.ELA.K.SL.PKI.4
Describe familiar people, places, things, and events, and, with prompting and support, provide additional detail.
TSS.ELA.K.SL.PKI.5
Add drawings or other visual displays of descriptions as desired to provide additional detail.
TSS.ELA.K.W.PDW.5
With guidance and support from adults, respond to questions and suggestions from others and add details to strengthen writing as needed.
TSS.ELA.K.W.RBPK.7
Participate in shared research and writing projects, such as reading a number of books by a favorite author and expressing opinions about them.
 
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Lesson Variations

Blooms taxonomy level: 
Understanding

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