Learning how to read fluently includes more than just piecing letters together to form words. Kids also have to read from left to right and notice spacing between words. Help your child become a fluent reader by tackling these skills.
Let your students spread their wings with this lesson that teaches them about the life cycle of a butterfly. A fun song will get your class moving and a variety of different worksheets will suit any class.
Sight words, common words that help kids build reading fluency, are an important part of the kindergarten curriculum.This guided lesson introduces kids to the sight words and, at, he, on, it, like, go, the, to, you, of, and said. Kids are tasked with identifying the words and understanding the sound that each word makes. Check out the accompanying worksheets at the end of the lesson.
This literature-based lesson teaches students about answering key questions and understanding a character's point of view. It'll have young readers roaring, thumping, and having tons of fun as they imitate story characters.
Introduce children to the uppercase alphabet with this guided lesson for kindergarteners. Kids will first learn to identify uppercase letters, one letter at a time. Then, they will be taught the sounds that each letter makes. Not only does this help with early reading skills, but helps kids practice their listening skills, as well. When finished with this lesson, feel free to browse the uppercase letters worksheets for further learning.
This guided lesson provides an introduction to the letter-sound correspondence for consonants N, D, H, J, C, W, V, Y, Z. It also works sound-to-letter and sound-to-image correspondence, which are different strategies to help students decipher pronunciation of unknown words. Not only does this work important listening skills, but teaches kids to look for context clues in what they are reading.
Mae Jemison was the first African American female astronaut to enter space. Use the Get to Know Mae Jemison lesson plan to learn more about this famous scientist. Children will then read and write about her, and create their own paper rocket.
Kindergarten reading comprehension help is right around the corner with these engaging learning resources. Printables help to teach kids the different parts of a book, while a cause and effect lesson plan helps kids connect the parts of a story. If you are done with our kindergarten reading comprehension resources, be sure to check out our list of first grade reading comprehension resources.