PreK Color Groups

    • Read: Star of the Week by Barney Saltzberg - Georgia Picture Book Award Nominee

    • At the mid-section of the book, illustrate what Stanley is doing. Draw the 'noodle' and turn it into a worm. Draw Polly's squiggle.

    • At the end:

    • Do a few more squiggle drawings on the board.

    • Check-out at mid-time

    • Watch a book Franklin Goes to School on Tumblebooks


Flippity: Evans * Fuller * Gustine * Toering

Colors: Evans * Fuller * Gustine * Toering


Flippity: Dombroski * Graves * Madison * Morrissey

Colors: Dombroski * Graves * Madison * Morrissey

  • Map Skills Introduction

  • Bookflix account access: People and Places : Map Skills

  • Using MOBI to highlight items in the legend of a map and finding that item in the map.

  • Terminology

    • map

    • legend

    • city map

    • street map

    • historical map

    • elevation


Flippity: Caruso * Grant * Price * Willis

Colors: Caruso * Grant * Price * Willis

  • Presentation on Labor Day. Short video clip from History Channel: History of the Holidays: History of Labor Day.


Flippity: Champlin * Ivey * Kahley * McCullough

Colors: Champlin * Ivey * Kahley * McCullough


Flippity: Johnson * McLaughlin * Serbun

Colors: Johnson * McLaughlin * Serbun

    • Presentation on Labor Day. History Channel Video: "Fight to End Child Labor"


Flippity: Eller * Ericson * Whitson

Colors: Eller * Ericson * Whitson

  • Read: Mr. Lincoln's Whiskers

  • Discussion: Did an 11 year old girl really convince Abraham Lincoln to grow a beard?

  • Materials Needed: Mr. Lincoln's Whiskers book. Presentation bulletin and PPT on Linconln's Whiskers (5th Grade Lessons folder).