The Letter K

Language Arts

The sound this letter stands for is  - /k/ as in kitten.

Theme words - kite, kitten, kangaroo, king, kiss, kiwi, koala

Poetry and Rhymes:

My Kitten by Elizabeth Vollrath(1001)
The Kite by Harry Behn(Old & New)
The Kitten at Play by William Wordsworth(Old & New)
I am a Koala by Gayle Bittinger(1001)

Books to read aloud:
The Korean Cinderella by Shirley Climo
The Emperor and the Kite by Jane Yolen
Does a Kangaroo Have a Mother, Too? by Eric Carle
Clifford's Kitten by Norman Bridwell
A Kiss for Little Bear by Else Holmelund Minarik
The Kitten Book by Jan Pfloog
The King, the Mice and the Cheese by Nancy & Eric Gurney
The Frog Who Would Be King by Kate Walker


Composer - Aram Khachaturian (1903 - 1978)

Songs - Kookaburra, The Three Little Kittens, Let's Go Fly a Kite


kiwi, kabobs, ketchup chips

Bible Story/Character Trait

King Solomon/Kindness


Kilograms - discuss that objects and people can be weighed in kilograms as well as pounds.  If you have a kilogram scale you could weigh different objects and yourself.

Color -  brick red


Bird- kookaburra or kiwi
Flower - kalanchoe
Mammal - kangaroo or koala
Ocean Creature - krill

A good book on the kangaroo is:
Joey: The Story of a Baby Kangaroo by Hope Ryden

Social Studies

You could learn about the geography of Korea,  or learn about different Kings in history.

Art Project

Make a Kings Crown:
With construction paper, scissors, glue, tape or staples, crayons, and decorations you can make a fancy crown to wear.


Kick a ball at the park,  or fly a kite.


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