Lesson Plan

Describing Our Homes

Kindergarten ELs will love practicing their writing skills as they learn all about homes around the world in this fun hands-on lesson plan! It can be used on its own or as support for the What's in Your Community? lesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the What's in Your Community? lesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the What's in Your Community? lesson plan.

Objectives

Academic

Students will be able to write and/or illustrate informational sentences about their homes.

Language

Students will be able to use adjectives to describe their homes using visual and written supports.

Introduction

(2 minutes)
About My HomeBeginning Letter SoundTeach Background Knowledge TemplateWrite Student-Facing Language Objectives ReferenceMy House Is...
  • Gather the class together for a read-aloud.
  • Display an image or picture of a house. Display a visual of an eye with a sentence stem such as "I see ____."
  • Ask students to turn and talk to a partner to share what they see using the sentene stem for support.