Open Court Theme:

Kindergarten - Shadows


Available Resources for Shadows Unit:

Additional Literature Recommendations



Blog
(tips for teaching the Open Court Reading Program)

Chants

See My Shadow by Kristen Walker
How to Make a Shadow by Becky Nyberg
Soy una Sombra (Spanish) by Judy Kennedy

Common Core Source.com

Concept Question Board

Discussion Board
(ask a question, network with other OCR teachers)

eBooks

How You Make A Shadow by Mathew Needleman

General Open Court Resources
(not grade level specific)

GLAD Unit

Observation Chart by Kristen Walker
Shadows Chant by Kristen Walker

Independent Work Time

Kindergarten Open Court Teaching Tips

Lesson Plans

Shadows Arts Lesson Plan

Links

Literacy Coaches

Movies:

Shadow Film with Hand Puppet of Louis Armstrong
How to Download Youtube Movies

Newsletters

Powerpoints:

Shadow Unit Opener by Mathew Needleman
Shadow Poem by Sonia Thatcher
Shadows Sight Word Powerpoint (2002) by Khristi Phillips
Guess the Shadow
by Amanda Bietz

Picture Files

Complete Shadows Picture File

Predecodable Worksheets from Kelly's Kindergarten

Recommended Literature

Response to Intervention (RTI) Resources

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Sight Words:

Shadows Sight Word Powerpoint (2002) by Khristi Phillips

Sight Words/Turtle Words

Software:

Reading Remedies for iPod/iPad

Fluency Timer for iPhone/iPad

Submit Resources

Unit Openers

Writing:

Our Shadows Book Page 1 | Page 2 by Becky Nyberg
Three Things Needed to Make a Shadow
by Becky Nyberg

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