Unit 6 Links

Unit 6: Things That Grow

(Overview) (MELDS)

Print the whole unit: Overview & SWPLN Weeks 1-2 Weeks 3-4 Week 5

Special Math Note Empowering Young Mathematicians

Songs, Word Play, Letters and Numbers

Poems

Clap Your Hands

Clue Game

Link Table

 

Week 1

Full Day

Part Day

Center Language Supports

Week 2

Full Day

Part Day

 

Week 3

Full Day

Part Day

 

Week 4

Full Day

 

 

Week 5

Full Day

 

 

Art Studio

Above & Below Garden Soil (Resource)

Chinese Calligraphy

(Resource)

 

Community Garden

Creating Cars

(Resource 1)

(Resource 2)

 

Nests

 

 

Blocks

Building a Garden

(Resource)

 

Make Way for Ducklings

Bridges (Resource)

 

Discovery

Comparing Capacity

Preparing Soil

Building Nests

 

 

Dramatization

Garden Center

(Resource)

 

Soup

(Resource 1)

Kindergarten

 

LFOAI

What Does a Seed Need

 

Garden Design

 

Caring for Gardens

Chinese Calligraphy

Community Gardens (Resource)

Desert Gardens

(Resource)

Edible Eggs (Resource)

 

Oviparous Animals

 

Wheels & Tires (Resource)

Bridges (Resource)

 

Life Cycle Drawings (resource)

 

Look at PreK Now

 

Library

Researching Gardens (Resource)

What Part of the Plant Are We Eating (Resource)

Researching Oviparous Animals

(Resource)

Researching Kindergarten

 

Manipulatives

Sorting Beans

 

Make Way for Ducklings- Story Sequencing

(Resource)

Oviparous Animal Name-Letter Match (Resource)

 

Math

(Overview)

Materials & Books

Small group 1: Flower Pattern Mural

Small Group 2: Tangram Gardens (Resource)

Large Group: Our People Flower Garden

Small Group 1: Counting on Vegetables

(Resource)

 

Small Group 2: One Big Salad Creature Books

 

Large Group: Big Salad Number Hop

Small Group 1: How Do I Measure

(Resource)

 

Small Group 2: Growing Collages

 

Large Group: Inch by Inch

Small Group 1: The Magic Box

Small Group 2: Garden Designers

(Resource 1) (Resource 2) (Resource 3)

Small Group 3: Maine Coastal Botanical Garden

Large Group: Swirl by Swirl

Small Group Suggestions

 

Small & Large Group Activities

 

Large Group: Counting Book Read-a-Thon & Fishing for Numbers

 

Large Group: Math in Kindergarten

Read Aloud

Zinnia’s Flower Garden

 

The Ugly Vegetables

Community Soup

Make Way for Ducklings

 

Bigger

(Printable Book)

 

 

Small Group

Seed Experiment

 

Planting Seeds

Vegetable Memory (Resource)

Bird Feeders (Resource)

Rhyming Games (Resource)

Dear PreK Letters

 

Story Sequencing

 

SWPLN

Week 1

Week 2

Week 3

Week 4

Week 5

Writing

Garden Signs

(Resource 1)

(Resource 2)

Diagrams

(Resource 1)

(Resource 2)

 

 

 

Technology

Sorting Beans

Diagrams

 

Community & Desert Gardens

Make Way for Ducklings Story Sequencing

 

Materials for Nests

Researching Kindergarten

 

Bridges

 

Outdoor Learning

Nature Extensions

Materials

Nature Books

Gardening- Will it Grow

Animal Life Cycles

Macroinvertebrates

Tree Life cycle

Flower Parts-Parts of a Seed