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Draw and Write Together: Animal Sound Parade

Show magazine pictures of animals to children. Ask them to name the animals, then sort the sounds each make on a two-column chart titled “Loud/Soft.”

Draw and Write Together: Sound Book

Have children collectively make a number book of sounds modeled on the book City Lullaby. Keep the book in the Writing Center for children to view.

Draw and Write Together: Sources of Sounds

Review the “Sounds We Hear” chart with children. Encourage children to share what they have learned about sound. Record any new ideas on the chart.

Draw and Write Together: We Went Walking #1

Construct a rebus chart with children of sounds they heard on their listening walk.

Learn About Letters Together: Letters in Our Names (“Nn”)

Use the Letters in Our Name Routine to help children recognize the letter “Nn” in their names.

Play Together: "Alphabet Hokey Pokey"

Have children review the letters “Oo,” “Ss,” “Nn,” and “Qq” as they sing “Alphabet Hokey Pokey” with you.

Read Together: City Lullaby #2

Reread City Lullaby as you focus on the story as a number book and have children count the objects on the page.

Read Together: Educator’s Choice, Unit 3, Week 1

Read a book focusing on sounds and how they are made.

Read Together: Educator’s Choice, Unit 3, Week 2

Revisit one of the books from the week or the video Between the Lions “Night in the Country” and focus on the sounds in the story.

Read Together: Max Found Two Sticks #1

Read the book Max Found Two Sticks by Jerry Pinkney. Have children use materials to create sounds like Max made in the story.

Read Together: Night in the Country #2

Invite children to use their voices, bodies, or objects to make some of the sounds in the book.  

Read Together: The Listening Walk #1

Read a story about a girl who goes on a listening walk and guide children to make connections to their own explorations of sound.

Read Together: The Listening Walk #2

Reread The Listening Walk by Paul Showers and have children close their eyes and imagine the different sounds the girl hears on her walk.

Recite Together: “Night Music”

Read aloud and discuss the poem “Night Music” about the nighttime sounds in the country. 

Sing Together: “Listen, Listen, Little Ears” #1

Teach children a song about listening and invite them to sing along with you.

Sing Together: “The Wheels on the Bus” #2

Sing the “Wheels on the Bus. Encourage the children to make up new lyrics for a different machine, place, or animal.

Small Group: Find the Sound

Play a listening game with children to have them practice using their sense of hearing to find the source of sounds.

Small Group: High or Low?

Play recordings of high and low sounds. Ask children to identify the sounds by pitch.

Small Group: More Shake and Listen Indoors

Have children continue to explore making sounds with the shakers and use concept vocabulary to describe the sounds.

Small Group: More Tap and Scrape

Have children continue to explore sounds with the tap and scrape materials.

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