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At the Circus – Lesson 7 – Book 2 The Tight Rope

At the Circus – Lesson 7 – Book 2 The Tight Rope

There are many daring performers at the circus. Will this brave tight rope walker make it to the other side without falling? Read this fun story to find out! At the Circus - Lesson 7 I can  read the story, “The Tight Rope.” Objective: To fluently read the story, The...

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At the Circus – Lesson 6- Spin a Word

At the Circus – Lesson 6- Spin a Word

Reading words with "igh" is a lot more fun when you get to play Spin the Word. At the Circus - Lesson 6 I can read words containing “ight”. Objective: To read words containing “igh.” (RF.K.2) Materials: spinner, marker Procedures: Cover an old board game spinner with...

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At the Circus – Lesson 5 – Writing Sight Words

At the Circus – Lesson 5 – Writing Sight Words

At the Circus - Lesson 5 I can read the sight word: were.   Objective: To read the sight word: were. (RF.K.3) Materials: sight word card, colored sprinkles, tray Procedures: Place a thin layer of colored sprinkles on a tray. Tell your child she will learn a new...

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At the Circus – Lesson 3 – Book 1 The Big Top

At the Circus – Lesson 3 – Book 1 The Big Top

A circus has come to town! Will Roy convince his dad to take him to see the big top? Read this story to find out! Lesson 3 I can read the story, “The Big Top.” Objective: To fluently read the story, The Big Top. (RF.K.4) Materials: At the Circus (Set 17, Book 1)...

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At the Circus – Lesson 2 – Decoding Words

At the Circus – Lesson 2 – Decoding Words

Playing games makes learning so much fun and adds joy to family time. At the Circus - Lesson 2 I can decode new words.   Objective: To decode new words. (RF.K.2) Materials: poster board, markers, clipart, scissors, glue, dice, animal crackers Procedures: Create a...

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At the Circus – Lesson 1 – Learning ou, ow, and oy

At the Circus – Lesson 1 – Learning ou, ow, and oy

Here is a fun way to teach ou, ow and oy using "circus tickets." At the Circus - Lesson 1 I can identify the sounds of diphthongs:  ou, ow, and oy. Objective: To identify diphthongs: ou, ow, and oy. (RF.K.2) Materials: three circus tents, diphthong cards, tickets...

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Set 17 At the Circus

Set 17 At the Circus

Step right up and get your ticket to the greatest show on earth. The Half-Pint Circus has come to town! With this set of six adorable decodable books, your child will learn the following skills. Sight words: were, some, down, could, should, would Other Skills: soft c,...

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In the Meadow Lesson 26 Writing Prompt for Book 6 Mole

In the Meadow Lesson 26 Writing Prompt for Book 6 Mole

Moles are not fun to have in your yard but they are fun to write about! In the Meadow Lesson 26 I can write about a mole. Objective: To use inventive writing to write a story. (W.K.2) Materials: journal, pencil, crayons Procedures: Read a nonfiction book about moles...

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