The Letter S

Language Arts

The sound this letter stands for is  - /s/ as in sun.

Theme words - star, snow, sand, sunshine, seashore, spaceship, scarecrow

Poetry and Rhymes:
"The Squirrel" (Old & New)
"Snowflakes, Snowflakes" by Jean Warren (1001)
"Spaceship Ride" (1001)

Books to read aloud:
Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats
Sand Castle by Brenda Shannon Yea
The Seashore Book by Charlotte Zolotow
Snow by Roy McKie & P.D. Eastman


Composer - Camille Saint-Saens (1835 - 1921)  Especially the song - The Swan

Songs - Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star and/or Once There Was a Snowman


strawberries, sandwiches, soup, salad

Bible Story/Character Trait       Samuel


Subtraction: you could make some paper stars and show examples of take away stories.  Count the number of stars left.

Color -  silver


Bird- swan
Flower - sweet pea
Mammal - squirrel
Ocean Creature - starfish

Social Studies

You could learn about the history of stamps(postage), study the geography of South America, or Sweden, or Spain.  You could learn about the job of a Surgeon.

Art Project

Sand Art - you can create your own sand art picture online at this link:
Sand Art at Angelwinks


Build a snowman.  Build a sandcastle.  Kick a soccer ball at the park.


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