Brightly Beaming Steps to Reading Program
Preparatory Curriculum
Adaptable for Ages 2 - 4
by Katrina Lybbert

Lesson 13

Weekly Theme  (Start Monday, continue with the theme all week)

This week's theme is CARS/TRUCKS.  ~Cars/Trucks Coloring Pages~

The vocabulary word is gasoline - gasoline is a liquid substance that is used to fuel cars and trucks.  You buy it at the gas station.

Books to read aloud that support the theme:

The Little Auto by Lois Lenski
Little Red Car in the Snow by Mathew Price
Trucks, Trucks, Trucks by Peter Sis
The Little Fire Engine by Lois Lenski
Curious George and the Dumptruck by H. A. Rey
Big Truck and Little Truck by Jan Carr

Poems that support the theme:

Busy City Overpass
by Katrina Lybbert

The busy city overpass,
Is filled with cars each day,
Moving over and under,
As they travel along their way.

Every old car and new,
Must obey each traffic light,
On that busy city overpass,
Both day and night.

Songs that support the theme:

The Wheels on the Bus
Hurry Hurry Drive the Fire Truck

Gross Motor Skills Activity:  (Monday)

Make a steering wheel out of cardboard.  Let your child "drive" around the house.  Put up a stop sign and teach your child to stop when she gets near it.

Fine Motor Skills Activity:  (Friday)

Build a city out of blocks to drive toy cars and trucks around.

Shape/Color  (Tuesday)

This week you will teach the shape of a rectangle.

Letter  (Wednesday)

The letter this week is the letter M.

Number  (Thursday)

The number this week is the number 13.

Nursery Rhyme  (Friday)

The nursery rhyme this week is See-Saw Margery Daw.  Recite often!

See-saw, Margery Daw,
Johnny shall have a new master;
He shall have but a penny a day,
Because he can't work any faster.


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