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Week 1 Determine if activities will be completed as a whole class or in small groups (times may vary depending on instructional format).
Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5
Core
Sign-In; Classroom Jobs; Daily Schedules; Circle Time (20 – 30 minutes)
Language and Literacy Block: 45 – 60 minutes
Oral Language
Phonological Awareness
Alphabet Knowledge
Lesson 7, Activity 1:
Counting Words and Syllables
(10 minutes)
Lesson 7, Activity 2:
Matching Sounds (Letter 1)
(10 minutes)
Lesson 14, Activity 1:
Identify Colors (Color 1) (5 –
10 minutes)
Lesson 10: Vocabulary
(5 minutes)
Lesson 6, Activity 1: Read a
Rhyme (10 minutes)
Revisit Lesson 7, Activity 2:
Matching Sounds (Letter 2)
(10 minutes)
Lesson 15, Activity 1: Introduce
Letters (Letter 1) (5 – 10 minutes)
Lesson 10: Vocabulary
(5 minutes)
Lesson 15, Activity 2: Match
Letters ( Letter 1) (5 – 10 minutes)
Lesson 8, Activity 1: Introduce
Letters and Sounds (Letter 1)
(5 – 10 minutes)
Lesson 14, Activity 2: Match
Colors (Color 1) ( 5 – 10 minutes)
Lesson 9: All SORTS of Things
(10 minutes)
Lesson 10: Vocabulary
(5 minutes)
Lesson 7, Activity 1: Blending
and Segmenting Sounds (Letter 1)
(10 minutes)
Lesson 8, Activity 2: Match
Letters (Letter 1) (10 minutes)
Lesson 14, Activity 4: Tracing/
Writing (Color 1) (5 – 10 minutes)
Lesson 12: Follow Directions
(10 minutes)
Lesson 10: Vocabulary
(5 minutes)
Revisit Lesson 8, Activity 2: Match
Letters (Letter 1) (10 minutes)
Lesson 15, Activity 3: Trace
Letters (Letter 1) (10 minutes)
Lesson 19: Sequencing Story
(10 minutes)
Lesson 10: Vocabulary
(5 minutes)
Story Time
Lesson 1, Activity 1: Read
Aloud 1 + Bulletin Board
Extension (Leveled Book) (15 –
20 minutes)
Lesson 1, Activity 2: Read
Aloud 2 (Leveled Book)
(15 – 20 minutes)
Lesson 1, Activity 3: Shared
Reading (Leveled Book)
(10 – 15 minutes)
Lesson 2: Go Along (Leveled
Book) (10 – 15 minutes)
Revisit Lesson 2: Go Along
(Leveled Book)(10 – 15 minutes)
Center Time: 30 – 60 minutes
Lesson 24: Dramatic Play, plus center activities embedded throughout unit lessons. While students visit centers, meet with individual students to administer Monthly Checkpoint Pre-Tests: Level 2–3
Language and Literacy Development or Level 1 Combined Content, Early Literacy and Mathematics.
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Week 1 Continued
Core
Snack Activities; Grooming Check; Classroom Jobs (20 – 30 minutes)
Math and Related Content Block: 30 – 45 minutes
Math
Lesson 17, Activities 1, 2, 3
or 4: Number Sense (10 – 15
minutes)
Lesson 16, Activity 1: Identify
the Shape (10 minutes)
Lesson 20, Activity 1: Compare
Objects (10 – 15 minutes)
Lesson 13: Activity 1: Identify a
Pattern (10 – 15 minutes)
Lesson 17, Activities 1, 2, 3 or
4: Number Sense (10 – 15 minutes)
Lesson 18, Activity 1: Conduct a
Survey (10 – 15 minutes)
Revisit Lesson 16, Activity 1:
Identify the Shape (10 minutes)
Lesson 17, Activities 1, 2, 3 or
4: Number Sense (10 – 15 minutes)
Related Content
Core Tasks: Snack Time
Lesson 25: Snack Extension
(10 – 15 minutes)
Core Tasks: Snack Time
Lesson 25: Snack Extension
(10 – 15 minutes)
Core Tasks: Snack Time
Lesson 25: Snack Extension
(10 – 15 minutes)
Lesson 22: Gross Motor
Extension (10 – 15 minutes)
C
ore Tasks: Snack Time
Lesson 25: Snack Extension
(10 – 15 minutes)
Core Tasks: Snack Time
Lesson 25: Snack Extension
(10 – 15 minutes)
Lesson 21: Fine Motor Extension
(10 – 15 minutes)
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Week 2 Determine if activities will be completed as a whole class or in small groups (times may vary depending on instructional format).
Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5
Core
Sign-In; Daily Schedules; Classroom Jobs; Circle Time (20 – 30 minutes)
Language and Literacy Block: 45 – 60 minutes
Oral Language
Phonological Awareness
Alphabet Knowledge
Lesson 7, Activity 1:
Counting Words and Syllables
(10 minutes)
Lesson 7, Activity 2:
Matching Sounds (Letter 2)
(10 minutes)
Lesson 14, Activity 1:
Identify Colors (Color 2) (5 –
10 minutes)
Lesson 10: Vocabulary
(5 minutes)
Lesson 6, Activity 2: Identify
Rhyming Words in a Poem
(10 minutes)
Revisit Lesson 7, Activity 2:
Matching Sounds (Letter 2)
(10 minutes)
Lesson 15, Activity 1: Introduce
Letters (Letter 2) (5 – 10 minutes)
Lesson 10: Vocabulary
(5 minutes)
Lesson 15, Activity 2: Match
Letters ( Letter 2) (5 – 10 minutes)
Lesson 8, Activity 1: Introduce
Letters and Sounds (Letter 2)
(5 – 10 minutes)
Lesson 14, Activity 2: Match
Colors (Color 2) (5 – 10 minutes)
Revisit Lesson 9: All SORTS of
Things (10 minutes)
Lesson 10: Vocabulary
(5 minutes)
Lesson 7, Activity 1: Blending
and Segmenting Sounds (Letter 2)
(10 minutes)
Lesson 8, Activity 2: Match
Letters (Letter 2) (10 minutes)
Lesson 14, Activity 4: Tracing/
Writing (Color 2) (5 – 10 minutes)
Lesson 5 Patterned Sentences
(10 – 15 minutes)
Lesson 10: Vocabulary
(5 minutes)
Revisit Lesson 8, Activity 2: Match
Letters (Letter 2) (10 minutes)
Lesson 15, Activity 3: Trace
Letters (Letter 2) (10 minutes)
Revisit Lesson 19: Sequencing
Story (10 minutes)
Lesson 10: Vocabulary
(5 minutes)
Story Time
Lesson 3, Activity 1: Read
Aloud 1 + Bulletin Board
Extension (Easy Read Book)
(15 – 20 minutes)
Lesson 3, Activity 2: Read
Aloud 2 (Easy Read Book)
(15 – 20 minutes)
Lesson 3, Activity 3: Shared
Reading (Easy Read Book)
(10 – 15 minutes)
Lesson 4: Go Along (Easy Read
Book) (10 – 15 minutes)
Revisit Lesson 4: Go Along (Easy
Read Book) (10 – 15 minutes)
Center Time: 30 – 60 minutes
Lesson 24: Dramatic Play, plus center activities embedded throughout unit lessons. While students visit centers, meet with individuals or small groups for shared reading of the appropriate level Leveled Book;
Lesson 1, Activity 3.
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Week 2 Continued
Core
Snack Activities; Grooming Check; Recreation and Games, Classroom Jobs (20 – 30 minutes)
Math and Related Content Block: 30 – 45 minutes
Math
Lesson 17, Activities 1, 2, 3
or 4: Number Sense (10 – 15
minutes)
Lesson 16, Activity 2: Match
the Shape (10 minutes)
Lesson 20,
A
ctivity 2: Measure
Objects (10 – 15 minutes)
Lesson 13: Activity 2: Extend a
Pattern (10 – 15 minutes)
Lesson 17, Activities 1, 2, 3 or
4: Number Sense (10 – 15 minutes)
Lesson 18, Activity 1: Continue
Conducting a Survey
(10 – 15 minutes)
Revisit Lesson 16, Activity 2:
Match the Shape (10 minutes)
Lesson 17, Activities 1, 2, 3 or
4: Number Sense (10 – 15 minutes)
Related Content
Core Tasks: Snack Time
Lesson 25: Snack Extension
(10 –15 minutes)
Core Tasks: Snack Time
Lesson 25: Snack Extension
(10 –15 minutes)
Core Tasks: Snack Time
Lesson 25: Snack Extension
(10 –15 minutes)
Lesson 22: Gross Motor
Extension (10 – 15 minutes)
C
ore Tasks: Snack Time
Lesson 25: Snack Extension
(10 –15 minutes)
Core Tasks: Snack Time
Lesson 25: Snack Extension
(10 –15 minutes)
Lesson 21, Activity 1: Fine Motor
Art (10 – 15 minutes)
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Week 3 Determine if activities will be completed as a whole class or in small groups (times may vary depending on instructional format).
Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5
Core
Sign-In; Daily Schedules; Classroom Jobs; Circle Time (20 – 30 minutes)
Language and Literacy Block: 45 – 60 minutes
Oral Language
Phonological Awareness
Alphabet Knowledge
Lesson 7, Activity 1:
Counting Words and Syllables
(10 minutes)
Lesson 7, Activity 2:
Matching Sounds (Letter 3)
(10 minutes)
Lesson 14, Activity 3: Sort
Colors (Colors 1 & 2)
(10 minutes)
Lesson 10: Vocabulary
(5 minutes)
Lesson 6, Activity 3: Rhyme
Time (10 minutes)
Revisit Lesson 7, Activity 2:
Matching Sounds (Letter 3)
(10 minutes)
Lesson 15, Activity 1: Introduce
Letters (Letter 3) (5 – 10 minutes)
Lesson 10: Vocabulary
(5 minutes)
Lesson 15, Activity 2: Match
Letters ( Letter 3) (5 – 10 minutes)
Lesson 8, Activity 1: Introduce
Letters and Sounds (Letter 3)
(5 – 10 minutes)
Revisit Lesson 14, Activity 3:
Sort Colors (Colors 1 & 2)
(10 minutes)
Revisit Lesson 9: All SORTS of
Things (10 minutes)
Lesson 10: Vocabulary (5
minutes)
Lesson 7, Activity 1: Blending
and Segmenting Sounds (Letter 3)
(10 minutes)
Lesson 8, Activity 2: Match
Letters (Letter 3) (10 minutes)
Revisit Lesson 14, Activity 4:
Tracing/Writing (Colors 1 & 2)
(10 – 15 minutes)
Revisit Lesson 12: Follow
Directions (10 minutes)
Lesson 10: Vocabulary
(5 minutes)
Revisit Lesson 8, Activity 2: Match
Letters (Letter 3) (10 minutes)
Lesson 15, Activity 3: Trace
Letters (Letter 3) (10 minutes)
Revisit Lesson 19: Sequencing
Story (10 minutes)
Lesson 10: Vocabulary
(5 minutes)
Story Time
Lesson 11, Activity 1 or n2y
Library Book (15 – 20 minutes)
Lesson 11, Activity 1 or n2y
Library Book (15 – 20 minutes)
Lesson 11, Activity 2 or n2y
Library Book (10 – 15 minutes)
Revisit Lesson 3, Activity 3:
Easy Read Book (10 – 15 minutes)
Revisit Lesson 4: Go Along (Easy
Read Book) (10 – 15 minutes)
Center Time: 30 – 60 minutes
Lesson 24: Dramatic Play, plus center activities embedded throughout unit lessons. While students visit centers, meet with individuals or small groups for shared reading of the appropriate level Leveled Book;
Lesson 1, Activity 3.
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Week 3 Continued
Core
Snack Activities; Grooming Check; Recreation and Games, Classroom Jobs (20 – 30 minutes)
Math and Related Content Block: 30 – 45 minutes
Math
Lesson 17, Activities 1, 2, 3
or 4: Number Sense (10 – 15
minutes)
Lesson 16, Activity 3: Visual
Scene (10 minutes)
Lesson 20, Activity 3: Follow
Spatial Directions (10 – 15 minutes)
Revisit Lesson 13: Activity 1:
Identify a Pattern (10 – 15 minutes)
Lesson 17, Activities 1, 2, 3 or
4: Number Sense (10 – 15 minutes)
Lesson 18,
A
ctivity 2: Sort and
Analyze Data (10 – 15 minutes)
Revisit Lesson 16, Activity 3:
Visual Scene (10 minutes)
Lesson 17, Activities 1, 2, 3 or
4: Number Sense (10 – 15 minutes)
Related Content
Core Tasks: Snack Time
Lesson 25, Activities 1–2:
Snack Recipe (10 –15 minutes)
Science
Lesson 23, Activity 1:
Introduce the Experiment (15 –
20 minutes)
Core Tasks: Snack Time
Lesson 25, Activity 3:Review the
Recipe + Snack Extension
(10 –15 minutes)
Science
Lesson 23, Activity 2: Make a
Guess/Hypothesis (10–15 minutes)
Lesson 22: Gross Motor
(10 – 15 minutes)
C
ore Tasks: Snack Time
Lesson 25: Snack Extension
(10 –15 minutes)
Science
Lesson 23, Activity 3: Conduct
the Experiment (20 – 30 minutes)
Core Tasks: Snack Time
Lesson 25: Snack Extension
(10 –15 minutes)
Science
Lesson 23, Activity 4: Review
and Share Findings
(10 – 15 minutes)
Core Tasks: Snack Time
Lesson 25: Snack Extension
(10 –15 minutes)
Lesson 21: Fine Motor Extension
(10 – 15 minutes)
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Week 4 Determine if activities will be completed as a whole class or in small groups (times may vary depending on instructional format).
Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5
Core
Sign-In; Daily Schedules; Classroom Jobs; Circle Time (20 – 30 minutes)
Language and Literacy Block: 45 – 60 minutes
Oral Language
Phonological Awareness
Alphabet Knowledge
Lesson 7, Activity 1:
Counting Words and Syllables
(10 minutes)
Lesson 7, Activity 2:
Matching Sounds (Letter 4)
(10 minutes)
Revisit Lesson 14, Activity
3: Sort Colors (Colors 1 & 2)
(10 minutes)
Lesson 10: Vocabulary
(5 minutes)
Revisit Lesson 6, Activities
2 & 3 (10 – 15 minutes)
Revisit Lesson 7, Activity 2:
Matching Sounds (Letter 4)
(10 minutes)
Lesson 15, Activity 1: Introduce
Letters (Letter 4) (5 – 10 minutes)
Lesson 10: Vocabulary
(5 minutes)
Lesson 15, Activity 2: Match
Letters ( Letter 4) (5 – 10 minutes)
Lesson 8, Activity 1: Introduce
Letters and Sounds (Letter 4)
(5 – 10 minutes)
Revisit Lesson 14, Activity 3:
Sort Colors (Colors 1 & 2)
(10 minutes)
Revisit Lesson 9: All SORTS of
Things (10 minutes)
Lesson 10: Vocabulary
(5 minutes)
Lesson 7, Activity 1: Blending
and Segmenting Sounds (Letter 4)
(10 minutes)
Lesson 8, Activity 2: Match
Letters (Letter 4) (10 minutes)
Revisit Lesson 14, Activity 4:
Tracing/Writing (Colors 1 & 2)
(10 – 15 minutes)
Revisit Lesson 5 Patterned
Sentences (10 – 15 minutes)
Lesson 10: Vocabulary
(5 minutes)
Revisit Lesson 8, Activity 2: Match
Letters (Letter 4) (10 minutes)
Lesson 15, Activity 3: Trace
Letters (Letter 4) (10 minutes)
Revisit Lesson 19: Sequencing
Story (10 minutes)
Lesson 10: Vocabulary
(5 minutes)
Story Time
Read aloud a book from the
Supplemental Reading List
(10 – 15 minutes)
Read aloud a book from the
Supplemental Reading List
(10 – 15 minutes)
Read aloud a book from the
Supplemental Reading List
(10 – 15 minutes)
Read aloud a book from the
Supplemental Reading List
(10 – 15 minutes)
Read aloud a book from the
Supplemental Reading List
(10 – 15 minutes)
Center Time: 30 – 60 minutes
Lesson 24: Dramatic Play, plus center activities embedded throughout unit lessons. While students visit centers, meet with individual students to administer Monthly Checkpoint Post-Tests: Level 2–3
Language and Literacy Development or Level 1 Combined Content, Early Literacy and Mathematics.
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Week 4 Continued
Core
Snack Activities; Grooming Check; Recreation and Games, Classroom Jobs (20 – 30 minutes)
Math and Related Content Block: 30 – 45 minutes
Math
Lesson 17, Activities 1, 2, 3
or 4: Number Sense (10 – 15
minutes)
Revisit Lesson 16, Activities
1, 2 and/or 3 (10 minutes)
Revisit Lesson 20, Activities 1,
2 and/or 3 (10 – 15 minutes)
Revisit Lesson 13: Activity 2:
Extend a Pattern (10 – 15 minutes)
Lesson 17, Activities 1, 2, 3 or
4: Number Sense (10 – 15 minutes)
Revisit Lesson 18, Activity 2:
Sort and Analyze Data
(10 – 15 minutes)
Revisit Lesson 16, Activities 1,
2 and/or 3 (10 minutes)
Lesson 17, Activities 1, 2, 3 or
4: Number Sense (10 – 15 minutes)
Related Content
Core Tasks: Snack Time
Lesson 25: Snack Extension
(10 –15 minutes)
Science
Revisit Lesson 23, Activity 4:
Review and Share Findings
(10 – 15 minutes)
Core Tasks: Snack Time
Lesson 25: Snack Extension
(10 –15 minutes)
Core Tasks: Snack Time
Lesson 25: Snack Extension
(10 –15 minutes)
Lesson 22: Gross Motor
Extension (10 – 15 minutes)
C
ore Tasks: Snack Time
Lesson 25: Snack Extension
(10 –15 minutes)
Core Tasks: Snack Time
Lesson 25: Snack Extension
(10 –15 minutes)
Lesson 21: Fine Motor Extension
(10 – 15 minutes)
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Week ____ Determine if activities will be completed as a whole class or in small groups (times may vary depending on instructional format).
Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5
Core
Language and Literacy Block: _____ minutes
Oral Language
Phonological Awareness
Alphabet Knowledge
Story Time
Center Time: _____ minutes
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Week _____ Continued
Core
Math and Related Content Block: _____ minutes
Math
Related Content
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