# This Week in Kindergarten

Week 16

## Opposites

This week continue to practise identifying opposites with your child using games, worksheets, and activities!
This week continue to practise identifying opposites with your class using games, worksheets, and activities!
Opposite Match-Up!
Worksheet
Opposite Match-Up!
All of the words in this worksheet are antonym pairs. practise reading your vocabulary words first, then cut out each word card and find its match.
Year one
Worksheet
Identifying Opposites: From Happy to Full
Worksheet
Identifying Opposites: From Happy to Full
Year 2
Worksheet
Match the Opposite Pictures
Game
Match the Opposite Pictures
Kids get language practise by dragging and dropping cards next to their opposites.
Year one
Game
Is It the Same?
Lesson plan
Is It the Same?
Students will enjoy this fast-paced lesson as they incorporate acting, reading, and detective work while learning how to use context clues in fiction.
Year one
Maths
Lesson plan
Opposites Scavenger Hunt
Lesson plan
Opposites Scavenger Hunt
Your students will get a kick out of using their emergent reading skills to partake in a scavenger hunt for opposites. They'll use pictures as clues to find objects that are opposites.
Kindergarten
Maths
Lesson plan
Big and Small: Level A
Story
Big and Small: Level A
For beginning readers, here's a study of big and small sizes that also establishes key reading skills.
Kindergarten
Story

## Shapes

Invite your child to explore the world of shapes by going on a shape hunt in your home! Encourage them to identify as many 2D shapes as they can, then help your child find those shapes out in the world.
Invite your class to explore the world of shapes by going on a shape hunt! Encourage students to identify as many 2D shapes as they can, then help them find those shapes out in the world.
A World of Shapes: Level A
Story
A World of Shapes: Level A
As kids learn about different shapes, they are also learning the basics of reading. Tackle both in one easy interactive activity for young learners.
Kindergarten
Story
Shapes in the World
Lesson plan
Shapes in the World
Your ELs will love learning all about shapes in this fun hands-on lesson plan. Students will practise identifying shapes using everday objects. It can be used as a stand alone or support lesson plan for the Super Shapes lesson plan.
Kindergarten
Maths
Lesson plan
Shapes Hopper
Game
Shapes Hopper
Your kid will compare and contrast shapes in this fun, mud-filled game.
Kindergarten
Maths
Game
Tracing Basic Shapes
Worksheet
Tracing Basic Shapes
Shapes! Your child's fine motor skills can improve as she carefully traces the circles, squares, triangles and rectangles in this worksheet.
Kindergarten
Maths
Worksheet
Drawing Shapes
Worksheet
Drawing Shapes
Have your child take the lead on drawing and identifying shapes, and learning art skills as well.
Kindergarten
Maths
Worksheet
Duck Maze
Worksheet
Duck Maze
Oh, no! The duck is lost, and he can only move along circles! Have your preschooler come to the rescue and help this cute duck quack back home.
Kindergarten
Maths
Worksheet

## Long Vowels

Long vowels say the name of their letter. Now is a great time to check whether your child can identify each letter of the alphabet by name.
Long vowels say the name of their letter. Now is a great time to check whether all students can identify each letter of the alphabet by name.
Circle the Long Vowel
Worksheet
Circle the Long Vowel
What does a unicorn and an eagle have in common? A long vowel! Help your students practise sorting the long vowel sounds using this picture sort activity page.
Year one
Worksheet
Long Vowel Picture Sort
Worksheet
Long Vowel Picture Sort
What does a bee and a unicorn have in common? Long vowels! practise sorting the long vowel sounds using this cut and paste picture sort activity page.
Year one
Worksheet
Find the Long Vowel Words
Worksheet
Find the Long Vowel Words
When a vowel is "long", it says it's own name, just like the A in CAKE or TAKE. In this exercise, circle all of the pictures that have long vowel sounds.
Year one
Worksheet
Say My Name
Lesson plan
Say My Name
Expand students’ reading knowledge by teaching that long vowels say their own names!
Kindergarten
Maths
Lesson plan
Old MacDonald and His Vowels
Lesson plan
Old MacDonald and His Vowels
Use this fun remake of the classic song, "Old MacDonald Had a Farm" to teach your students all about long vowel sounds! Can be used as a stand alone or support lesson for the **Say My Name** lesson plan.
Kindergarten
Maths
Lesson plan
I Am Amazing!: Level A
Story
I Am Amazing!: Level A
Kindergarten
Story

## Lowercase Letters

This week focus on letter formation as your child practices writing the lowercase letters of the alphabet. Encourage them to match lowercase letters with uppercase letters for added practise.
This week focus on letter formation as students practise writing the lowercase letters of the alphabet. Encourage students to match lowercase letters with uppercase letters for added practise.
Tracing Lowercase Letters h,m,n
Worksheet
Tracing Lowercase Letters h,m,n
Little writers, prepare for some beginning handwriting practise with this tracing worksheet.
Kindergarten
Worksheet
Roller Derby Maze: Lowercase Alphabet
Worksheet
Roller Derby Maze: Lowercase Alphabet
Get out your roller skates! In this lowercase letter roller derby, players must follow the alphabet to reach the trophy.
Kindergarten
Worksheet
Write the Missing Beginning Letter
Worksheet
Write the Missing Beginning Letter
Kids are sure to have fun looking at the pictures and finding the missing letters on this alphabet worksheet. It's great phonics practise!
Kindergarten
Worksheet
Letter Sounds: Writing Words
Worksheet
Letter Sounds: Writing Words
Here's a worksheet that's packed with letter learning. Not only do kids sound out the letters, they also write out their own words that start with each letter!
Year one
Worksheet
Learning to Write: In and Out
Worksheet
Learning to Write: In and Out
When kids start learning to write on their own, it helps to practise tracing words first. This worksheet focuses on the opposites "in" and "out."
Kindergarten
Worksheet
Writing Lowercase Letters
Worksheet
Writing Lowercase Letters
Assess your students’ ability to write lowercase letters using this quick alphabet writing exercise.
Year 2
Worksheet
Send home these fun free resources to help reinforce the skills you're teaching in the classroom.