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K.1 The student will conduct investigations.
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K.2 Students will investigate and understand that humans have senses that allow one to seek, find, take in, and react or respond to information in order to learn about one’s surroundings.
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K.3The student will investigate and understand that magnets have an effect on some materials, make some things move without touching them, and have useful applications.
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K.4 The student will investigate and understand that the position, motion, and physical properties of an object can be described.
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K.5The student will investigate and understand that water flows and has properties that can be observed and tested.
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K.6The student will investigate and understand basic needs and life processes of plants and animals.
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K.7The student will investigate and understand that shadows occur when light is blocked by an object.
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K.8The student will investigate and understand simple patterns in his/her daily life.
Review | Interactive | Research | SMARTBoard | PowerPoints | Kidspiration | United Streaming | Lesson Plans | Assessments | Resources

K.9The student will investigate and understand that change occurs over time and rates may be fast or slow.
Review | Interactive | Research | SMARTBoard | PowerPoints | Kidspiration | United Streaming | Lesson Plans | Assessments | Resources

K.10The student will investigate and understand that materials can be reused, recycled, and conserved.
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Objective:

K.1 The student will conduct investigations in which
  • basic properties of objects are identified by direct observation;
  • observations are made from multiple positions to achieve different perspectives;
  • objects are described both pictorially and verbally;
  • a set of objects is sequenced according to size;
  • a set of objects is separated into two groups based on a single physical attribute;
  • nonstandard units are used to measure common objects;
  • a question is developed from one or more observations;
  • picture graphs are constructed using 10 or fewer units;
  • an unseen member in a sequence of objects is predicted; and
  • unusual or unexpected results in an activity are recognized.

SOL Review

1. Kindergarten Games

2. Sort Strawberries and bannanas

 

Interactive Activities

 

1. Packing for the Park-interactive SOL K.1 Group objects

2. Characteristics of Materials-BBC interactive

3. Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)

Study Guides/Research

 

 

SMARTBoard Activities

1. Sort animals by big and small and pig vs. cow

2. Farm Animals SMART Response LE

Powerpoints  
Kidspiration Templates

1. Shape Sort Sort by circles, squares and triangles (Picture Preview)

2. Hot or Cold Sort (Picture Preview)

United Streaming Movie Clip Titles 1. Math Monster: Patterns (15min).

Lesson Plans

 

 
Assessments & Strategies  
Teacher Resources

1. Superb Suffolk Teaching Activities and Resources

2. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources


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Objective:

K.2 Students will investigate and understand that humans have senses that allow one to seek, find, take in, and react or respond to information in order to learn about one’s surroundings. Key concepts include
  • five senses and corresponding sensing organs (taste – tongue, touch – skin, smell – nose, hearing – ears, and sight – eyes); and
  • sensory descriptors (sweet, sour, bitter, salty, rough/smooth, hard/soft, cold, warm, hot, loud/soft, high/low, bright/dull).

SOL Review

1. Magic School Bus Sound Game Match the sound to the picture

2. BBC Sound and Listening Activity Click on the instruments to hear sounds and then take a quiz

3. Magic Schoolbus Listening Sound Game

4. Senses Game Harcourt. Click and drag on the red dice to turn the wheeel.

5.Beebies Shapes Guess the shape as it is being drawn and then watch them draw a shape

Interactive Activities

 

1. Christmas Bear and his 5 Senses Beacon Webquest with Sounds and animations

2. Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)

3. Sid the Science Guy Game on 5 senses

Study Guides/Research

 

 

SMARTBoard Activities

1. 5 Senses Notebook Lesson

2. Senses Interactive SMARTBoard Notebook

3. Several 5 senses Sorts

4. Senses SMARTBoard lesson

5. Senteo Senses Quiz

6. SOL K.2 Sight

7. Five Senses Notebook lesson

Powerpoints

1. Kindergarten 5 Senses PowerPoint Created by a Kindergarten Teacher

2. SOL Five Senses Instructional PowerPoint

Kidspiration Templates

1. 5 Senses Description with Pictures (Picture Preview)

2. Hot or Cold Sort (Picture Preview)

United Streaming Movie Clip Titles

1. Title: The Fabulous Five: Our Senses (15:11) Examples are given of the different senses and how our senses help give us information about our environment.

2. Five Senses (2:56) This is part of the properties of Matter movie.

3. Website with movies on 5 senses

Lesson Plans

1. Several Lesson ideas for teaching Senses Good ideas

2. Complete 5 Senses Lesson Plan English and Spanish provided

3. 5 Senses Lesson Activities

4. 10 Activitites for teaching 5 Senses

5. 5 Senses Lesson Plan and games

6. Preschool & Kindergarten 5 Senses Activities

Assessments & Strategies 1. K.2 Teaching Strategies
Teacher Resources

1. Books: Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See by Bill Martin, Polar Bear, Polar Bear What Do You Hear by Bill Martin, and The Trouble With Elephants by Chris Riddle

2. Superb Suffolk Teaching Activities and Resources

3. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources


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Objective:

K.3 The student will investigate and understand that magnets have an effect on some materials, make some things move without touching them, and have useful applications. Key concepts include
  • attraction/nonattraction, push/pull, attract/repel, and metal/nonmetal; and
  • useful applications (refrigerator magnet, can opener, magnetized screwdriver, and magnetic games).

SOL Review

1. Magnets & Springs Activity BBC Activity

Interactive Activities

 

1. Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)

Study Guides/Research

 

 

SMARTBoard Activities

1. Magnets SOL K.3 Notebook Lesson

2. Magnets Instructional Notebook

3. Magnet Attraction Instructional Notebook

4. Magnetic Notebook file Instructional Notebook

5. Marvelous Magnets Notebook

6. Magnets Notebook lesson

Powerpoints

1. Power of Magnets Instructional PowerPoint

2. Magnet attraction PowerPoint

 

Kidspiration Templates 1. Magnet Kidspiration Drag the pictures into the either attract or don't attract box (Picture Preview)
United Streaming Movie Clip Titles

1. Title: Magnets: A First Look (17:00)

2. Title: Junior Electrician: Magnetism (15:00)

Lesson Plans  
Assessments & Strategies 1. K.3 Teaching Strategies
Teacher Resources

1. What Makes a Magnet book

2. Superb Suffolk Teaching Activities and Resources

3. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources


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Objective:

K.4 The student will investigate and understand that the position, motion, and physical properties of an object can be described. Key concepts include
  • colors (red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple), white, and black;
  • shapes (circle, triangle, square, and rectangle) and forms (flexible/stiff, straight/curved);
  • textures (rough/smooth) and feel (hard/soft);
  • relative size and weight (big/little, large/small, heavy/light, wide/thin, long/short); and
  • position (over/under, in/out, above/below, left/right) and speed (fast/slow).

SOL Review

1. Shape Matching Harcourt

2. Barney's Match Colors, Numbers and Shapes Game

3. Characteristics of Materials-BBC interactive

Interactive Activities

 

1. Packing for the Park-interactive learning

2. Growing things Plant and color your garden

3. Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)

 

 

Study Guides /Research

 

 

SMARTBoard Activities

1. Location Notebook Practice (Above, below, beside, left, right, over, under)

2. SOL K.4 Color, Shape Notebook Practice

3. SOL K.4 Matter (Color, Shape, size) Notebook

Powerpoints 1. SOL K.4 Colors Instructional PowerPoint
Kidspiration Templates 1. Identify shapes sort (Picture Preview)
United Streaming Movie Clip Titles

1. Identifying Properties of Matter (2:11)

Lesson Plans 1. Enchanted Interactive Color Worksheets & Activities to print out
Assessments & Strategies 1. K.4 Teaching Strategies
Teacher Resources

1. Superb Suffolk Teaching Activities and Resources

2. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources


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Objective:

K.5 The student will investigate and understand that water flows and has properties that can be observed and tested. Key concepts include

  • water occurs in different states (solid, liquid, gas);
  • the natural flow of water is downhill; and
  • some materials float in water, while others sink.

SOL Review

1. Solids & Liquids Interactive Activities BBC Activity Change solids to liquids and back again by heating them

Interactive Activities

 

1. Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)

Study Guides/Research

 

1. Floating Basics Explains why some objects float and some sink

SMARTBoard Activities

1. Float or Sink SMARTBoard Notebook

2. Matter Notebook Solid, liquid Gas Instructional Lesson

Powerpoints

1. States of Water Instructional PowerPoint

Kidspiration Templates

1. Solids, Liquid or Gas-Drag the pictures to the right box (Picture Preview)

2. States of Matter 2-Drag pictures to the correct box. (Picture Preview)

3. Sink or Float Drag pictures to the appropriate box (Picture Preview)

United Streaming Movie Clip Titles

1. Properties of Matter, Part 2: Liquids, Solids and Gases States of Matter 17 min.

2. Properties of Matter, Part 1 understanding what is matter. 20 min.

3. Solids, Liquids, and Gases: A First Look States of Matter 17 min.

Lesson Plans

1. Sinking and Floating Lesson Plan Shows how salt in water effects sinking and floating objects

2. Does Soap Float Lesson Test different soaps

Assessments & Strategies 1. K.5 Teaching Strategies
Teacher Resources

1. Superb Suffolk Teaching Activities and Resources

2. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources


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Objective:

K.6 The student will investigate and understand basic needs and life processes of plants and animals. Key concepts include

  • living things change as they grow, and they need food, water, and air to survive;
  • plants and animals live and die (go through a life cycle); and
  • offspring of plants and animals are similar but not identical to their parents and to one another.

SOL Review

1. Match Animals to their Habitats Game Drag the animal to the correct picture of where the animal lives

2. Living vs. Nonliving Interactive Activity BBC Activity Decide which ones move by themselves. Teacher directed.

3. Put the Animals in their home Funschool Drag the animal to the correct enviornment and the animal will stop shaking.

4. Kritter Craze Beacon Webquest. Learn about basic needs and habitats through pictures

5. Growing Plants Activity BBC Interactive Activity. Water a plant and watch it grow.

Interactive Activities

 

1. Watch Monarch Butterflies movies from eggs to Adult

2. Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)

Study Guides /Research

 

1. Chick Life Cycle Pictures Pictures for each day

2. Monarch Butterflies Life Cycle Pictures & Worksheets

SMARTBoard Activities

1. Butterfly Life Cycle SMARTBoard Notebook Instructional Lesson

2. NonLiving vs. Living SMARTBoard Notebook Review

3. Life Cycle of a Pumpkin Instructional Lesson

4. Living vs. NonLiving SMARTBoard Review. Drag pictures to correct category.

5. Life Cycles SOL SMARTBoard Interactive Notebook

6. Life Cycle of Plants Notebook

7. SOL K.6 Animals Notebook

8. Life Cycle of a Pumpkin Seed Notebook

9. Simple Plant Instructional Notebook

10. SOL K.6 Life Cycle Picture Notebook

Powerpoints

1. Farm Animals versus Jungle Animals-Drag the animals to the correct habitat PowerPoint

2. Farm Animals versus Jungle Animals 2

Kidspiration Templates

1. Nonliving Drag pictures to the living or non-living box (Picture Preview)

2. Life Cycles-2 options:apple tree or Butterfly. Drag the pictures into the correct boxes to show life cycle. (Picture Preview)

United Streaming Movie Clip Titles 1. Plant Life Cycle (20min).
Lesson Plans

 

Assessments & Strategies 1. K.6 Teaching Strategies
Teacher Resources

1. Superb Suffolk Teaching Activities and Resources

2. Books:The Tiny Seed by Eric Carl, Fish is Fish by Leo Lionni, The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carl

3. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources


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Objective:

K.7 The student will investigate and understand that shadows occur when light is blocked by an object. Key concepts include

  • shadows occur in nature when sunlight is blocked by an object; and
  • shadows can be produced by blocking artificial light sources.

SOL Review

1. Day and Night Beacon Shadow Webquest

2. Play the Shadow Game Blue's Clues Match the shadow to its object

Interactive Activities

 

1. Shadow Applet Drag the kids or lightbulb around the screen to see how the shadow changes

2. Starfall Shadow Flash Reading Activity

3. Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)

Study Guides /Research

 

1. Download Shadows Study Guide Word document

 

SMARTBoard Activities

1. Shadow Place the sun in the correct place that causes the shadow
Powerpoints

1. Shadow Pictures examples of shadows

Kidspiration Templates 1. Shadow Practice Drag the sun to the correct location to make the shadow (Picture Preview)
United Streaming Movie Clip Titles

1. Science Facts and Fun: What's In A Shadow? (15min)

2. Blue Dragon, The: Shadow Play (13:10)

Lesson Plans

1. Lesson plans, powerpoints, movie clips, and activities on Shadows for Kindergarten (Scroll down the page)

2. Print out Shadow Matching Activity on Animals

Assessments & Strategies 1. K.7 Teaching Strategies
Teacher Resources

1. Superb Suffolk Teaching Activities and Resources

2. Books on Shadows: Bear Shadow by Frank Asch, It’s Groundhog Day by Steven Kroll, and
Me and My Shadow by Arthur Dorrous

3. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources


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Objective:

K.8 The student will investigate and understand simple patterns in his/her daily life. Key concepts include

  • weather observations;
  • the shapes and forms of many common natural objects including seeds, cones, and leaves;
  • animal and plant growth; and
  • home and school routines.

SOL Review

1. Dress the Bear Dress the bear depending on the weather temperature outside

2. Create your own Weather Record Record the information and then print it

3. BBC get dressed for weather

4. Bella Bear Weather Game Help Bella bear get dressed

5. Dress Lecky, the Alien for the weather outside

Interactive Activities

 

1. Weather Storytime

2. Seasons interactive games

3. Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)

Study Guides /Research

 

 

SMARTBoard Activities

1. Weather Interactive Notebook lesson

2. Seasons SMART Response LE

Powerpoints  
Kidspiration Templates

1. Weather Vocabulary Drag the words to the correct season (Picture Preview)

2. Complete the patterns (Picture Preview)

3. Seasons Drag pictures to the correct season (Picture Preview)

United Streaming Movie Clip Titles

1. Math Monsters: Patterns (15min)

2. Tick Tock: All about the Clock (16min)

Lesson Plans  
Assessments & Strategies 1. K.8 Teaching Strategies
Teacher Resources

1. Superb Suffolk Teaching Activities and Resources

2. Books: The Snowy Day byEzra Jack Keats, and The Reason For a Flower by Ruth Heller

3. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources


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Objective:

K.9 The student will investigate and understand that change occurs over time and rates may be fast or slow. Key concepts include

  • natural and human-made things may change over time; and
  • changes can be noted and measured.

SOL Review

1. Telling time to the hour Harcourtschool website

Interactive Activities

 

1. Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)

Study Guides /Research

 

 

SMARTBoard Activities

1. Introduction to Time to the nearest hour

2. SOL K.9 People Change Over Time Notebook

Powerpoints  
Kidspiration Templates 1. What time of day is it? Drag the pictures to the correct box describing breakfast, lunch, dinner (Picture Preview)
United Streaming Movie Clip Titles 1. Concepts in Nature: Adapting to Changes in Nature (14:06)
Lesson Plans  
Assessments & Strategies 1. K.9 Teaching Strategies
Teacher Resources

1. Superb Suffolk Teaching Activities and Resources

2. Books: The Busy Year by Leo Lionni, and The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carl

3. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources


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Objective:

K.10 The student will investigate and understand that materials can be reused, recycled, and conserved. Key concepts include

  • materials and objects can be used over and over again;
  • everyday materials can be recycled; and
  • water and energy conservation at home and in school helps preserve resources for future use.

SOL Review

 

Interactive Activities

 

1. Earth Day Activities Activities, crafts, coloring pages for April 22 (Earth Day)

2. Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)

Study Guides /Research

 

 

SMARTBoard Activities

1. Recycle Trash or Treasure Notebook Lesson

2. Earth Day Interactive Recycle and Reuse Lesson (Zipped file so use Firefox)

3. Reduce, Reuse, Recycle SMARTBoard Notebook

4. Recycle Mystery Box Sort Notebook

5. The Simply Amazing Recycling Machine Notebook

Powerpoints 1. Earth Day PowerPoint Information about reuse and recycle
Kidspiration Templates 1. Recycle Drag pictures to recycle, resuse, or reduce categories (Picture Preview)
United Streaming Movie Clip Titles

1. Learning About Natural Resources (22min)

2. Blue Dragon, The: What a Waste! (13:10)

3. Taking Care of Our Earth (17min)

Lesson Plans  
Assessments & Strategies  
Teacher Resources

1. Superb Suffolk Teaching Activities and Resources

2. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources


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SOL Review

1.http://www.quia.com/pages/solk.html SOL Kindergarten grade webpage

2. Kindergarten SOL Science Millionaire PowerPoint Game

3. Download SOL Science Vocabulary Cards Good flash cards in PDF format.

4. Download SOL Science Sorts in Word

5. Download SOL Science Picture Questions in Adobe PDF

6. Harcourt Science Interactive Resources

 


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Teacher SOL Resources:

1. Harcourt Science Interactive Resources

2.Kidspiration Templates Templates organized by subject and grade

3. Download Jeopardy Powerpoint Game Template Fill in the questions and answers and have fun playing Jeopardy! 25 questions board

4. Download Millionaire Powerpoint Game Template Fill in the questions and answers and have fun playing Millionaire!

5. Find SMARTBoard Notebook Ready Made Lessons Enter the subject, grade, and Virginia Standards. Excellent SMARTBoard resource

6. Superb Suffolk Teaching Activities and Resources

7. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources

8. Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)


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