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HALLOWEEN UNIT FOR PRESCHOOL, PREK AND KINDERGARTEN

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HALLOWEEN UNIT FOR PRESCHOOL, PREK AND KINDERGARTEN

This resource includes Halloween thematic lessons, activities, poems, songs, and centers for your little learners.

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THIS RESOURCE INCLUDES

Lesson Resources

Week 10 Plans

This is a template for lesson plans during Halloween week of school. Pick and choose what ideas and resources work for your learners.

Halloween – Whole Group

These resources can be used during whole group instruction for a Halloween theme. They include a poem, word cards, tracing page and table sign in sheets.

Halloween Interactive Poem

First, use this poem during a thematic lesson, whole group or a literacy center and have learners change the costumes they can wear.

Lesson Plans

Halloween Thematic Plans

Use these plans as a guide for engaging Halloween read alouds and activities in the classroom.

Science – Slime Potion

Read Witches and follow the directions to create a Slime Potion.

Technology – Jack-O-Lantern

Read Pumpkins, Pumpkins Everywhere and have learners create a jack-o-lantern on the computer.

Engineering – Haunted House

Read At the Old Haunted House and have learners plan and create a house using cardstock and stickers.

Art – Skeleton and Mummy Art

Read Skeleton Meets the Mummy and create art using the skeleton and mummy tracers.

Math – Web Shapes

Read Walter’s Wonderful Web and create a web using glue and glitter.

Halloween Sensory Charts

Explore Halloween with the five senses. Complete the charts together and have learners draw and write about Halloween using their senses on the interactive page.

Halloween Predictable Chart Class Book

Use this resource to create a class book from the predictable chart created during the week.

Literacy Centers

Literacy Center | Alphabet Match Up

Have learners choose a card and trace the matching lowercase letter on the printable.

Literacy Center | Rhyming Puzzles

Have learners match the cards that rhyme.

Literacy Center | Syllable Clip Cards

Have learners clip the number of syllables in each picture.

Math Centers

Math Center | Candy Sort

Have learners sort the candy by its size.

Math Center | Counting

Have learners clip the number of bats they count on each card..

Math Center | Number Mats

Have learners trace, make and count the numbers to ten on the number mats.


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.2b
Count, pronounce, blend, and segment syllables in spoken words.
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).
CCSSRL.K.10
Actively engage in group reading activities with purpose and understanding.
CCSSSL.K.5
Add drawings or other visual displays to descriptions as desired to provide additional detail.
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.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.4
Understand the relationship between numbers and quantities; connect counting to cardinality.
CCSSK.CC.B.4c
Understand that each successive number name refers to a quantity that is one larger.
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.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.
CCSSK.G.A.2
Correctly name shapes regardless of their orientations or overall size.

Next Generation Science Standards

NGSSK-2-ETS1-1
Ask questions, make observations, and gather information about a situation people want to change to define a simple problem that can be solved through the development of a new or improved object or tool.
NGSSK-2-ETS1-2
Develop a simple sketch, drawing, or physical model to illustrate how the shape of an object helps it function as needed to solve a given problem.

Texas Essential of Knowledge and Skills

TEKSLA.K.2.A.i
The student is expected to: demonstrate phonological awareness by: identifying and producing rhyming words.
TEKSLA.K.2.A.iv
The student is expected to: demonstrate phonological awareness by: identifying syllables in spoken words.
TEKSLA.K.2.A.vi
The student is expected to: demonstrate phonological awareness by: segmenting multisyllabic words into syllables.
TEKSLA.K.2.D.v
The student is expected to: demonstrate print awareness by: identifying all uppercase and lowercase letters.
TEKSLA.K.2.E
The student is expected to: develop handwriting by accurately forming all uppercase and lowercase letters using appropriate directionality.
TEKSLA.K.5.C
 The student is expected to: make and confirm predictions using text features and structures with adult assistance.
TEKSLA.K.5.D
The student is expected to: create mental images to deepen understanding with adult assistance.
TEKSLA.K.6.A
The student is expected to: describe personal connections to a variety of sources.
TEKSLA.K.6.B
The student is expected to: provide an oral, pictorial, or written response to a text.

Math

TEKSMA.K.2.A
Number and operations…The student is expected to: count forward and backward to at least 20 with and without objects.
TEKSMA.K.2.B
Number and operations…The student is expected 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 student is 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 is expected to: recognize instantly the quantity of a small group of objects in organized and random arrangements.
TEKSMA.K.8.A
Data analysis. The student applies mathematical process standards to collect and organize data to make it useful for interpreting information. The student is expected to: collect, sort, and organize data into two or three categories.

Science

TEKSSCI.K.2.B
Scientific investigation and reasoning. The student develops abilities to ask questions and seek answers in classroom and outdoor investigations. The student is expected to: plan and conduct simple descriptive investigations.
TEKSSCI.K.4.B
Scientific investigation and reasoning. The student uses age-appropriate tools and models to investigate the natural world. The student is expected to: use the senses as a tool of observation to identify properties and patterns of organisms, objects, and events in the environment.

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