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PRESIDENT’S DAY THEMATIC UNIT | AMERICAN SYMBOLS | KINDER AND FIRST GRADE

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PRESIDENT’S DAY THEMATIC UNIT | AMERICAN SYMBOLS | KINDER AND FIRST GRADE

Looking for engaging activities to celebrate President’s Day? A full week of activities is here at your fingertips with this President’s Day thematic unit!

Use the detailed lesson plans to guide you through five days of lessons that focus on the importance of the US President. A list of preferred picture books is included to tie in with each activity. Activities cover George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, American symbols and much more!

Add the American themed literacy and math centers to your plans to guarantee student engagement while you’re teaching in small groups.


 

Here is what you’ll get:

-Detailed lesson plans

-A list of picture books to use (books not included)

-Shared writing and reading activities

-Writing center activities

-President’s Day themed interactive poem

-Five days of President activities

-American themed literacy and math centers

**You also get the OLD version of this newly updated resource! It’s like getting TWO for the price of ONE!

Buy the BUNDLE and SAVE! You can purchase this resources in the Thematic Activities for Little Learners Bundle and the Little Learners Mega-Bundle!


⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ What Teachers Are Saying about this President’s Day Thematic Unit

These are fun and engaging activities and centers for teaching a unit on American symbols to little learners! Thanks!” –Christina G.

I have an “America the Beautiful” Theme this year in Pre-K and I am so excited to use these! Thank you!” –Betsy R.

Thanks for this great resource – in the past I have always had to pull together a variety of ideas from election and 4th of July materials. This provided a more cohesive unit. Thanks!” –Carolyn M.


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LEARNING STANDARDS INCLUDED IN THIS RESOURCE

Common Core Standards

Language Arts

CCSSL.K.1a
Print many upper- and lowercase letters.
CCSSRF.K.1d
Recognize and name all upper- and lowercase letters of the alphabet.
CCSSRF.K.2a
Recognize and produce rhyming words.
CCSSRF.K.3c
Read common high-frequency words by sight (e.g., the, of, to, you, she, my, is, are, do, does).
CCSSRI.K.2
With prompting and support, identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.
CCSSRI.K.3
With prompting and support, describe the connection between two individuals, events, ideas, or pieces of information in a text.
CCSSRL.K.2
With prompting and support, retell familiar stories, including key details.
CCSSRL.K.3
With prompting and support, identify characters, settings, and major events in a story.
CCSSRL.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 illustration depicts).
CCSSW.K.3
Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to narrate a single event or several loosely linked events, tell about the events in the order in which they occurred, and provide a reaction to what happened.

Math

CCSSK.CC.A.2
Count forward beginning from a given number within the known sequence (instead of having to begin at 1).
CCSSK.CC.A.3
Write numbers from 0 to 20. Represent a number of objects with a written numeral 0-20 (with 0 representing a count of no objects).
CCSSK.CC.A.3
Write numbers from 0 to 20. Represent a number of objects with a written numeral 0-20 (with 0 representing a count of no objects).
CCSSK.CC.B.4a
When counting objects, say the number names in the standard order, pairing each object with one and only one number name and each number name with one and only one object.
CCSSK.CC.B.4b
Understand that the last number name said tells the number of objects counted. The number of objects is the same regardless of their arrangement or the order in which they were counted.
CCSSK.CC.B.5
Count to answer “how many?” questions about as many as 20 things arranged in a line, a rectangular array, or a circle, or as many as 10 things in a scattered configuration; given a number from 1-20, count out that many objects.

Texas Essential of Knowledge and Skills

Language Arts

TEKSLA.K.2.A.i
Developing and sustaining foundational language skills: listening, speaking, reading, writing, and thinking–beginning reading and writing… The student expects to: demonstrate phonological awareness by: identifying and producing rhyming words.
TEKSLA.K.2.C.iii
Developing and sustaining foundational language skills: listening, speaking, reading, writing, and thinking–beginning reading and writing…The student expects to: demonstrate and apply spelling knowledge by: spelling high-frequency words from a research-based list.
TEKSLA.K.2.D.iii
Developing and sustaining foundational language skills: listening, speaking, reading, writing, and thinking–beginning reading and writing…The student expects to: demonstrate print awareness by: recognizing that sentences are comprised of words separated by spaces and recognizing word boundaries.
TEKSLA.K.2.D.v
Developing and sustaining foundational language skills: listening, speaking, reading, writing, and thinking–beginning reading and writing… The student expects to: demonstrate print awareness by: identifying all uppercase and lowercase letters.
TEKSLA.K.5.B
Comprehension skills: listening, speaking, reading, writing, and thinking using multiple texts… The student expects to: generate questions about text before, during, and after reading to deepen understanding and gain information with adult assistance.
TEKSLA.K.5.G
Comprehension skills: listening, speaking, reading, writing, and thinking using multiple texts… The student expects to: evaluate details to determine what is most important with adult assistance.
TEKSLA.K.6.D
Response skills: listening, speaking, reading, writing, and thinking using multiple texts. The student responds to an increasingly challenging variety of sources that are read, heard, or viewed. The student expects to: retell texts in ways that maintain meaning.
TEKSLA.K.7.B
Multiple genres: listening, speaking, reading, writing, and thinking using multiple texts–literary elements. The student expects to: identify and describe the main character(s).

Math

TEKSMA.K.2.A
Number and operations.  The expects expected to: count forward and backward to at least 20 with and without objects.
TEKSMA.K.2.B
Number and operations. The student expects to: read, write, and represent whole numbers from 0 to at least 20 with and without objects or pictures.
TEKSMA.K.2.C
Number and operations. The expects expected to: count a set of objects up to at least 20 and demonstrate that the last number said tells the number of objects in the set regardless of their arrangement or order.
TEKSMA.K.2.D
Number and operations.  The student expects to: recognize instantly the quantity of a small group of objects in organized and random arrangements.

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