# All Lessons

### Produce Rhyming Words

This Common Core phonics lesson gives students practice in producing rhyming words with short and long vowel sounds. Teacher instructions are included throughout the lesson. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for Common Core assessments.

### Count Syllables

This Common Core phonics lesson gives students the opportunity to count syllables. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for Common Core assessments. For this lesson, students will need to be familiar with short and long vowel sounds. In addition to the lesson, there are multiple pages of independent practice, review, and activities with questions modeled after the Common Core assessment items.

### Blend Words

This Common Core phonics lesson covers how to sort words into categories. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for Common Core assessments. Blending is presented as word play activities in Guided Practice 1 and beyond. This lesson should focus on studentsâ€™ phonological awareness, meaning they should only be listening to the words not reading them. The terms onsets and rimes were purposely not used in this lesson due to the difficulty level for kindergartners. In addition to the lesson, there are multiple pages of independent practice and review with questions modeled after the Common Core assessment items.

### Isolate Initial Sounds

This Common Core phonics lesson involves isolating the following sounds: /s/, /n/, /m/, /p/, /t/, /l/, /r/, /k/, /d/, /g/, /h/, /j/, /b/, /f/, /v/, /w/, /y/, /z/, /sh/, /ch/. This does not include CVCs ending with /1/, /r/, or /x/. In addition to the lesson, there are multiple pages of independent practice and review with questions modeled after the Common Core assessment items. Extra resources are provided.

### Isolate Initial Sounds F, V, P, B

This Common Core phonics lesson involves isolating initial sounds in words. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for Common Core assessments. In this lesson, students will practice isolating and pronouncing initial sounds (phonemes) in spoken single-syllable words. In addition to the lesson, there are multiple pages of independent practice and review with questions modeled after the Common Core assessment items. Flashcards are provided as an extra resource.

### Isolate Initial Sounds M, N, L, R

RF.K.2 Demonstrate understanding of spoken words, syllables, and sounds (phonemes).

RF.K.2.DRF.K.2.D Isolate and pronounce the initial, medial vowel, and final sounds (phonemes) in three-phoneme (consonant-vowel-consonant, or CVC) words. (This does not include CVCs ending with /l/, /r/, or /x/.)

This Common Core phonics lesson involves isolating initial sounds in words. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for Common Core assessments. In this lesson, students will practice isolating and pronouncing initial sounds (phonemes) in spoken single-syllable words. In addition to the lesson, there are multiple pages of independent practice and review with questions modeled after the Common Core assessment items. Flashcards are provided as an extra resource.

### Isolate Initial Sounds S, SH, CH, J

RF.K.2 Demonstrate understanding of spoken words, syllables, and sounds (phonemes).

RF.K.2.DRF.K.2.D Isolate and pronounce the initial, medial vowel, and final sounds (phonemes) in three-phoneme (consonant-vowel-consonant, or CVC) words. (This does not include CVCs ending with /l/, /r/, or /x/.)

This Common Core phonics lesson is focused on segmenting single-syllable words into phonemes. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for Common Core assessments. Lesson covers the following sound /s/, /sh/, /ch/, and /j/. Flashcards for initial sounds are provided in a separate file. In addition to the lesson, there are multiple pages of independent practice and review with questions modeled after the Common Core assessment items.

### Isolate Initial Sounds T, D, K, G

This Common Core phonics lesson is part of the California addition to the Common Core standards. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for Common Core assessments Please read the additional teacher instructions provided in gray throughout the lesson. Lesson covers the following sounds /t/, /d/, /k/, and /g/. In addition to the lesson, there are multiple pages of independent practice and review with questions modeled after the Common Core assessment items.

### Isolate Final Sounds

RF.K.2 Demonstrate understanding of spoken words, syllables, and sounds (phonemes).

RF.K.2.DRF.K.2.D Isolate and pronounce the initial, medial vowel, and final sounds (phonemes) in three-phoneme (consonant-vowel-consonant, or CVC) words. (This does not include CVCs ending with /l/, /r/, or /x/.)

This Common Core phonics lesson covers the following sounds: /t/, /p/, /n/, /m/, /s/, /k/, /g/, /d/, /b/, /f/, /v/, /z/, /sh/, /ch/, /th/, /ng/. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for Common Core assessments. In this lesson, students should practice answering questions without prompting or support. Additional teacher instructions are included throughout the lesson. This lesson also includes multiple pages of Independent Practice and review with questions modeled after the Common Core assessment items.

### Read High-Frequency Words

This Common Core phonics and word recognition lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for Common Core assessments. This lesson provides mini-concepts and skill developments for 24 high-frequency words. The words have been separated into groups of 3 and the order they are taught is at the discretion of the teacher. An extra practice table of high-frequency words is available in a separate file. In addition to the lesson, there are multiple pages of independent practice and review with questions modeled after the Common Core assessment items. Extra resource information is also provided.

### Identify the Parts of a Book

This Common Core craft and structure lesson is focused on identifying parts of a book. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for Common Core assessments. In this lesson, students will identify the different parts of a book, including author and/or illustrator. In addition to the lesson, there are multiple pages of independent practice and review. Consider incorporating actual books from around the classroom. This will give you more of a variety of what the students will see.

### Identify Characters in a Story

This Common Core reading comprehension lesson focuses on identifying characters in a narrative story. The lesson is intended to be taught as a read-aloud, with Independent Practice and Periodic Reviews to be teacher guided. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for Common Core assessments. In addition to the lesson, there are multiple pages of independent practice and review with questions modeled after the Common Core assessment items.

### Identify the Setting of a Story

This Common Core reading comprehension lesson focuses on identifying the setting in a narrative story. The lesson is intended to be taught as a read-aloud, with Independent Practice and Periodic Reviews to be teacher guided. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for Common Core assessments. In addition to the lesson, there are multiple pages of independent practice and review with questions modeled after the Common Core assessment items.

### Describe a Place

This Common Core speaking and listening lesson focuses on describing places and locations. The lesson is intended to be taught as a read-aloud, with Independent Practice and Periodic Reviews to be teacher guided. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for Common Core assessments. In addition to the lesson, there are multiple pages of independent practice and review with questions modeled after the Common Core assessment items.

### Count to 100 By Tens

This Common Core Counting and Cardinality lesson practices counting by tens to 100. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for Common Core assessments. For this lesson, students should already be familiar with counting to 100 by ones. A number chart and groups of ten objects are used to illustrate the concept in this lesson. In addition to the lesson, there are multiple pages of independent practice, review, and activities with questions modeled after the Common Core assessment items.

### Write Numbers From 0 to 20

This Common Core Counting and Cardinality lesson practices how to write numbers 0 to 20. Student copy does not have Independent Practice page. Instead, students will use the provided Whiteboard Insert to practice writing numbers from slides of the PowerPoint (teacher version). The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for Common Core assessments.

### Compare The Number of Objects in Group

This Common Core Counting and Cardinality lesson practices counting by comparing the number of objects in a group. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for Common Core assessments. For this lesson, students must be able to count objects in a group. The problems in the skill development address the following: quantities of 10 or less, quantity versus volume, and counting strategies. After Skill Development, students can use the strategy of their choice. In addition to the lesson, there are multiple pages of independent practice and review with questions modeled after the Common Core assessment items.

### Compare Numbers

This Common Core Counting and Cardinality lesson practices comparing two numbers between 1 and 10. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for Common Core assessments. For this lesson, students must be able to count to ten. It is recommended that the Compare Numbers Flashcards be used after the Skill Development/Guided Practice. This will allow students to quickly compare two numbers, after having learned the skill, eventually leading to fluency. In addition to the lesson, there are multiple pages of independent practice and review with questions modeled after the Common Core assessment items.

### Describe the Position of an Object

This Common Core Geometry lesson practices describing the position of an object (such as above, below, beside, in front of, behind, and next to). It is recommended that manipulatives are used in demonstration. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for Common Core assessments. In addition to the lesson, there are multiple pages of independent practice and review with questions modeled after the Common Core assessment items.

### Name Shapes

This Common Core Geometry lesson practices naming shapes. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for Common Core assessments. This lesson contains a Concept Development and Skill Development/Guided Practice for each shape. The lesson is meant to discuss the attributes of each shape, one at a time, until students are able to recognize each of the shapes, and name them based on their attributes. Flashcards are available for this lesson. In addition to the lesson, there are multiple pages of independent practice and review with questions modeled after the Common Core assessment items.