Book We LOVE
Here are some books that we have been enjoying in the classroom:
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom: Also available on YouTube. You can use this for letter recognition, matching lower and uppercase letters, and finding the letters in their name.
Chicka Chicka 123: Also available on YouTube. You can use this for number identification.
The Three Little Pigs: Available: http://www.hellokids.com/c_14958/reading-learning/stories-for-children/animal-stories-for-kids/the-three-little-pigs Also available on YouTube. You can ask the students the following questions: Who is your favorite character? Which house is the strongest? Why? What do you think will happen next? What would your house be built from? Ask them to retell the story from pictures, then without the pictures. Ask them to sequence the story.
Brown Bear Brown Bear What Do You See?: https://www.slideshare.net/pet408/brown-bear-brown-bear-what-do-you-see Also available on Youtube. Ask about colors: the bear was brown, what do you see that is brown around you? What do you see that is brown at school? What would you see that is blue at the beach? Ask them to remember the colors of the animals.
The Very Hungry Caterpillar: https://www.slideshare.net/samanthamorris211/the-very-hungry-caterpillar-7574597 Also available on Youtube. Ask about the sequencing of the story. Ask what they think is going to happen to the caterpillar. Learn more about caterpillars here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QYbMScXPEV0