Unit 3 Links

Unit 3: Wind and Water

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Unit 3 Introduction    Unit 3 weeks 1-2    Unit 3 weeks 3-5    Unit 3 SWPL Resources

Unit 3 Center Language Supports

View Overview

Songs, Word Play, Letters and Numbers

Poems Flannel Board Pieces Clue Game

 

Boom Bang

Farm Animals

Game Descriptions

Boot

Bumble Bee

Clothespins

Cloud

Felt Animals

Clover

Footprints

Grasshopper

Hood

My Big Balloon

Raindrops

 

Pinwheel

Sombrero

Spider

 

 

Week 1

Full Day 

Part Day

Week 2

Full Day

Part Day

Week 3

Full Day

Part Day

Week 4

Full Day

Part Day

Week 5

Full Day

 

Art Studio

Making Sailboats (resource 1) (resource 2) (resource 3)

Painting with Straws Storm Painting (resource)

Designing Clay Boats Box Lid Painting Wind Illustrations (resource)

Animal Coverings (resource)

Raindrop Illustrations

Showcase of Learning Clouds (resource)

 

Blocks

Stability Challenge

(resource)

Rabbit Habitats

(resource)

Animal Habitats

Mountain Sledding

 

Discovery

Using Sailboats

 

Precipitation

Ice Melting

 

Dramatization

Baking Cakes

 

Pretending to Be Animals

 

 

LFOAI

What Does Air Move Pinwheels and Kites (resource)  Umbrellas (resource)

Sink and Float Animal Baby Care (resource)

Living Things That Need Water

Animals Prepare for Winter (resource) Camouflaged Animals (resource 1) (resource 2)

Dressing for Winter

Preparing for the Showcase of Learning (resource)

Melting

Winter Activities (resource)

 

Library

Weather Research

(resource)

 

Animal Research

 

 

Manipulatives

Puzzles (Thunder Cake Recipe Cards) (Resource)

 

Puzzles (Animal Habitat Puzzles) (Resource)

 

 

Math (Overview)

Small Group 1 Wind Socks (Resource) Small Group 2 Bucket Balance

Large Group Windy Day

Large Group The Big Storm

Small Group 1 Measuring Water

Small Group 2 Umbrella Game

 Large Group Rosie’s

Walk

Small Group 1 Maps Shapes

 Rosie’s Walk Shape Map Small Group 2 Inside or Outside

Large Group Twist & Shout

Small Group 1 Down East in the Ocean Families

Small Group 2 Ocean, Sky or Shore

Large Group Goldilocks Small Group 1 Flags & Circles

Small Group 2 Puzzles, Numbers & Groups

Read Aloud

Gilberto and the Wind Thunder Cake

Rabbits and Raindrops

A Hat for Minerva Louise

The Snowy Day

 

 

Small Group

Independent (Blowing Objects)

Medium (Story Sequence Cards) (Resource)

High (What Can Air Move)

Independent (Rabbits & Raindrops Illustrations)

Medium (Sound Cans)

High (Absorbency of Materials)

Independent (Animal Babies) (resource)

Medium (Exploring Clay) (resource)

High (Rain Sticks) (resource)

Independent (Adult & Baby Matching) (resource)

High (Clay Sculptures) (resource)

 

SWPLN

Unit 3 Week 1

Unit 3 Week 2

Unit 3 Week 3

Unit 3 Week 4

Unit 3 Week 5

Writing

Weather Journals (resource)

Storm Stories

Animal Stories

Winter Stories

 

Technology

Story Sequence Weather Research

Absorbency of Materials Wind Illustrations

Animal Research Camouflaged Animals

Winter Activity Preparing Showcase

Learning

 

Outdoor Learning Nature

Extensions

Catching Snowflakes

 The 3 P’s of Animal

Tracks

Animal Dens

Hibernation Experiment

Winter Tree Identification

 

Math scope & sequence                    Processes of learning math               Subitizing               Math Materials & Books