Community Helpers: Schedulin Sunday 2018

Happy Schedulin’ Sunday!  This week we are continuing ABC BOOTCAMP to introduce letters and sounds!  We’re also wrapping up Number Bootcamp, working with ten frames and cookies.  We’re also kicking off our next research project all about community helpers!

Lesson Plans For Letters And Sounds, Ten Frames and Community Helpers 

Here are our lesson plans for introducing letters and sounds and numbers!    Click the image to download my lesson plans!

kindergarten lesson plans



This week we are continuing ABC BOOTCAMP!!!!  ABC BOOTCAMP is a research based, classroom proven approach to introducing letters and sounds.  This is an intense and immersive experience in letters and sounds! We are continuing with our new order for ABC BOOTCAMP!  We are currently 10 days into ABC BOOTCAMP and the growth I’ve seen in my students in just 10 days is amazing!

ABC BOOTCAMP starts with circle charts.  This week we are learning B, L, K and U.

abc bootcamp alphabet activities letter anchor charts kindergarten phonemic awareness

We also do handwriting for each letter.  I explicitly model how to form each letter and the students practice writing the letter using the included handwriting sheets.

For each letter, we also make a silly hat!  This is one of my favorite parts of ABC BOOTCAMP!  The hats are great at re-inforcing letters and sounds and they also provide daily fine motor practice and cutting practice!

We have also using the newest piece of ABC BOOTCAMP:  the sound hunt!  These are a great small group tool to practice and reinforce the sound learned in the whole group lesson.

kindergarten phonics

And we are using the new ABC BOOTCAMP decodable readers and alphabet books!

For more on ABC BOOTCAMP, check out this blog post:

letters and sounds

Community Helpers

This week we’re kicking off our two week community helpers research project!

community helpers

This week we’re learning about doctors, nurses, firefighters and police officers!

For each of the community helpers, we do a read aloud as the research.  As we read, we record our learning on our graphic organizer.  Then we do a directed drawing of the community helper!

community helpers kindergarten art projects

These are the books we’re reading this week:

Foodie Fun Friday

Our Foodie Fun Friday snack is this adorable firetruck snack!

Back To School Research Project

We are continuing our school supply research and learning how to use our school supplies!

For each supply we make an anchor chart and then complete a puzzle!

For all the detail on our School Supply research project, check out this post!

Sight Word 60

This week we’re continuing sight words with sight word 60 with the sight words:  to, like, he, my

We read and spell the words.  We use the words in a sentence.  Then we color the words in our grids and graph our sight words!

kindergarten sight words sight words

For more on Sight Word 60, check out this post:


In math we are wrapping up NUMBER BOOTCAMP!!!!!!!!!!!!  This week is numbers 17-20.  We make circle charts and practice writing the numbers!

number bootcamp

number bootcamp

Ten Frames And Cookies

This week we are focusing on ten frames for one to one correspondence and number recognition in small groups.  The focus this week is building that solid foundation of number recognition and one to one correspondence!  So why not make it fun and use Cooke Crisp Cereal?!

kindergarten math activities

We are using our Cookie Counting creation in small groups and math centers!

For more cookie math fun and a fun cookie freebie, check out this post!


These are the creations we are using in our classroom this week!


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