Open Court Theme:

Kindergarten - Unit 5D
The Wind

Available Resources for Wind Unit:

Additional Literature Recommendations

(tips for teaching the Open Court Reading Program)


Songs for The Wind
Can You See the Wind? Yes Ma'am by Becky Nyberg

Common Core

Concept Question Board

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


Beginning Readers Sight Word Stories by Cherry Carl

General Open Court Resources
(not grade level specific)

Independent Work Time

Kindergarten Open Court Teaching Tips

Lesson Plans

Links for Research

Literacy Coaches


Picture Files

Complete Wind Unit Picture File


The Wind Unit Opener by Jessie Groat Baird
The Wind Webquest by Andrea Wong and Lay Kien Tri
The Wind Sight Word Powerpoint (2002) by Khristi Phillips

Recommended Literature

Related Open Court Units:

First Grade - Weather

Response to Intervention (RTI) Resources

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Sight Words:

The Wind Sight Word Powerpoint (2002) by Khristi Phillips

Sight Words/Turtle Words


Reading Remedies for iPod/iPad

Fluency Timer for iPhone/iPad

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Unit Openers


Mini Alphabet Book Cover | Page 1 by Becky Nyberg

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