PreK  Color Groups
  • Read:  Laugh with a Giraffe & Percy Gets Upset
  • Check-out books
  • Watch: Giraffes Can't Dance
Flippity: Evans * Fuller * Lane * Toering 
Colors:  Evans * Fuller * Lane * Toering
  • Alphabet City by Stephen T. Johnson.
  • A wordless book of pictures demonstrating letters of the alphabet as seen around the city.
  • Use ppt projector and file to show the scanned images of the book and the overlay of each letter.
  • z::\leesons\KDG\alphabet city.ppt
Flippity: Dombroski * Graves * Madison * Morrissey
Colors: Dombroski * Graves * Madison * Morrissey
Flippity: Caruso * GrantPrice * Wyatt-Frizzell
Colors:  Caruso * GrantPrice * Wyatt-Frizzell
    • Read: "Some men are born to greatness, others have greatness thrust upon them" T. Roosevelt 
      Lesson on Rosa Parks

      Discussion:  How does this quote exemplify this simple woman who was simply too tired to stand up on a bus?

      Exercise:  Discussion of the history of Rosa Parks and her impact on the inception of the Civil Rights Movement.  How does MLK play  into her act of defiance?

      Materials Needed:  Rosa by Nikki Giovanni
    Flippity: Champlin * Larson * Layman * Willis
    Colors:  Champlin * LarsonLayman * Willis
    • Discussion:  Origins of Black History Month
    • Exercise:  Preview some questions on the history of Black History Month.   Watch three minute video through www.historychannel.com and review the answers.
    • Materials Needed:  Access to LCD projector.  z:\Lessons\Holidays\Black History\The Beginning of Black History Month.ppt file.
      Flippity: Johnson * Phillips * Serbun
      Colors:  Johnson * Phillips * Serbun
      Flippity: Eller * Ericson * Whitson
      Colors:  Eller * Ericson * Whitson