How Leopard Got His Spots
Supplement Activities for
Journey’s First Grade
***Focus Wall Posters now included within the zipfile in their own pdf.
Roll a Spelling Word
Color Me By Words to Know/ Spelling
Vocab Flash Cards
Write a letter to a friend
Animal Friends Story Writing
Proper Noun Town
Spelling & Words to Know Practice
How Leopards Got His Spots Tri-Fold
Explanation of Pack
Roll a Spelling Word- You will need a dice for this activity. Students will roll to find out what spelling word to write. They keep going until all squares are filled.
Color Me By Words to Know/ Spelling- This is a coloring activity to practice the high frequency words and spelling words of the week.
Vocab Flash Cards- Student practice the vocab words of the week by drawing pictures of the different vocab words.
Write a letter to a friend- This is a page where students can write a letter to a friend.
Homophone Friends- Students practice homophones in this activity.
Animal Friends Story Writing- This is an adorable writing and craft activity that pairs nicely with the story.
Proper Noun Town- This is an activity where students practice labeling proper nouns.
Spelling & Words to Know Practice- Students will read, trace, write, and rainbow write the high frequency words and spelling words.
How Leopards Got His Spots Tri-Fold- Print these sheets front to back. Students fold it like a brochure. Fill it out about the week’s selection
Common Core Addressed:
Use conventional spelling for words with common spelling patterns and for frequently occurring irregular words.
Spell untaught words phonetically, drawing on phonemic awareness and spelling conventions.
Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
These three standards are addressed in; Roll a Spelling Word, Spelling Practice, and Color Me By Words to Know.
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson.
Use illustrations and details in a story to describe its characters, setting, or events.
These standards are addressed in the Tri-Fold. This is also addressed in the craft.
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