Do you give your students sentence fixing activities to complete? You know, the ones where you provide a sentence that’s written and punctuated incorrectly, and they have to fix it? Sometimes these activities are referred to as D.O.L. (Daily Oral Language). D.O.L., sentence fixing, or whatever you want to call it is a pretty common way …
The Lion and the Mouse SmartBoard Companion Kindergarten
This is a SmartBoard activity to accompany Reading Street Unit 3 The Lion and the Mouse. This is a 5 day lesson with multiple activities for each day that include sight words, grammar activities, letter O, blending sounds and words, journal activities, games, videos and much more. This lesson also includes learning about friendships and how feelings can change over time. There is also lessons on sentences, meaningful word groups and main idea. This follows the lesson exactly.
Creating a friendship booklet in a classroom is very beneficial. This allows the children to write down how they feel towards a friend. It incorporates their social emotional skills, writing skills, and they are able to draw a picture to represent the sentence that they drew about their friend. They can only write positive comments about their friends to help promote positive interactions within their classroom. Forming positive friendships with one another!
Sentence Starters PacketThis 11-page packet contains 24 great sentence starters that will get your student writing. Students love to write about their lives and these sentence starters help them begin. We have included sentence starters such as: I am proud of myself today because I am most afraid of I believe friendship isand more!Each sentence starter is printed on an individual cards.
The Rainbow Fish, by Marcus Pfister is a short story about a beautiful fish who finds friendship and happiness when he learns to share. After reading this story, have the students recap the setting, character, plot and themes. The students will also have the opportunity to write sentences using some of the vocabulary from the story. Plus other fun activities that students will complete are included.
Free Printables for Bible, Character, and Random Acts of Kindness
#FREE Kindness Cards Learning about kindness and friendship through complimenting each other After a class discussion about positive personality traits and expanded sentences, students write compliments about each other on kindness cards. This activity helps students see the good in each other. It also serves as a reminder forevermore as to their own good traits. I know I did this in high school and I STILL have my card!