In this pack, whole group, small groups and independent resources are used for a thematic lesson on apples. Lesson plans with mini-lessons, center activities, and an interactive page are available for each week of instruction.
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Week 4 Plans
This is a template for lesson plans during apple week of school. Pick and choose what ideas and resources work for your learners.
Apples – Whole Group
These resources can be used during whole group instruction for a family theme. They include a poem, word cards, tracing page and table sign in sheets.
Apples Interactive Poem
First, use this poem during a thematic lesson, whole group or a literacy center and have learners change the things they can do.
Apple Orchard Sensory
Next, explore homes with the five senses. Complete the charts together and have learners draw and write about their home using their senses.
Apples Thematic Plans
Use these plans as a guide for engaging family read alouds and activities in the classroom.
First, read Johnny Appleseed and complete the chart together. Have learners create an apple craft to post on a butcher paper apple tree.
Apple Life Cycle
Next, read I Am An Apple and introduce the Apple Life cycle poster. Have learners create a life cycle wheel to show how an apple tree grows.
Parts of an Apple
After that, read How Do Apples Grow? and cut an apple in half to observe. Label the parts of the apple using the chart provided. Have learners label their own apple.
Seasons of an Apple Tree
Read The Apple Pie Tree and create a chart using the resources included. Have learners create their own interactive seasons page.
Read Apples for Everyone and have learners complete the apple investigation page at different stations.
Apple Predictable Chart Class Book
Use this resource to create a class book from the predictable chart created during the week.
Literacy Center | Alphabet Write the Room
Have learners find letters around the room and write the capital and lowercase letters.
Literacy Center | Initial Sound Puzzle
Have learners match the picture to the correct letter.
Literacy Center | Syllables Sort
Have learners sort the pictures by their syllables.
Math Center | Apple Matching
Have learners clip the apple that matches the picture.
Math Center | Number Mats
Have learners use playdough or a dry erase marker to complete each number mat.
Math Center | Apple Sorting
Have learners sort the apples on the apple tree mats by color or size.
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