Duck for President activities for kindergarten with Free President’s Day Math Game!
Duck for President Activities #1: Read Aloud
Duck for President is such a fun book to read around President’s Day!
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We use this book as one of our Engaging Readers Texts! Here is a break down of the reading comprehension activities!
Interactive Writing #2
Students explore the problems and solutions that occur in Duck for President. It is a great chance to work on interactive writing. Students work together to compose the response. I love the response, “Being in charge is hard..!”
Responding to Literature #3
Here are some of the students’ responses too.
Students also worked on making connections. Since the characters in Duck for President had to do chores, there were some connections made for sure!
Duck for President Activities #4: Craft
We always enjoy a craft or two when it comes to our read aloud.
When we can add our sentence for the sentence study, the craft also becomes purposeful.
There are days when I feel like this little guy in the upper left-hand corner!
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Duck for President Activities #5: YouTube Video
Awnie’s House is my favorite place to go to find a read aloud on YouTube. She has a whole set of Engaging Readers videos. Naturally, we teach the reading comprehension lessons… we must have a book. However, students benefit from hearing another example of reading fluency. These videos are the best.
Duck for President: Other Presidential Centers!
On the theme of presidents, here are few other centers that my students have loved!
I have always used poetry as my shared reading material. Once we have practiced this poem for the week, we turn it into a listening center activity. The students can scan the QR code and the video will play on their device.
You can check out a little peek at the video sing-along
This video is part of my poetry units:
Math and Literacy Centers
Here are a few of my February Math and Literacy centers.
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Write the Room
We even have some presidential Write the Room Activities! My students love the opportunity to move about the room with this activity.
This activity is for those teachers who are trying to save on color ink!
This activity can be found in:
Bump Free Activity
This is the free file that was mentioned in the title. You will find a link to this activity at the end of this blog post.
We love the game of BUMP!
We even have a presidential themed stamping center! I liked to add a few options for my students to pick from!
You can find this activity:
Other February Themed Centers
You can find these activities by clicking on the images!
Duck for President: Lesson Plans and Activities
You may download these lesson plans for kindergarten PDF or an editable template. I have used Hello Literacy Fonts (which are free for non-commercial use). You may want to download her fonts and install them on your computer first. This way the formatting will not be off. Naturally, you can change the fonts if you prefer.
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