Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale by Mo Willems
Look at the cover art. Find the author and illustrator. Read the story. Try to make a connection- does the child have a favorite toy that goes everywhere with him or her? Discuss how this is similar to Trixie and Knuffle Bunny.
Play the “Card Sentence Writing Game.”
This week’s word wall words: get, has, us
Handout: “Word Wall Boxes” Cut out words and add them to word wall. Continue routine for learning the weekly word wall words.
Handout: “Dot and Trace Word Wall Words”
Reread the book introduced on Day 4 last week. Introduce a new book and point to each word as it is read.
Understanding Reading Skills and Strategies
Review poems from poetry notebook and identify spaces in between words. Use the following handout to guide the discussion.
Handout: “Leaving Spaces”
Nursery Rhyme Extension
Poem: Jack Be Nimble
Handout: Jack Be Nimble
Nursery Rhyme Extension Activity:
Read and enjoy poem. Create fun rhyming words or silly substitutions to play around with sounds in the nursery rhymes. Place Nursery rhyme in Poetry Notebook.