The sound this letter stands for is - /g/ as in goose.
Theme words - garden, goose, gorilla, goat, goodnight, giving, grandfather, grass, grizzly
Poetry and Rhymes:
Never Hear the Garden Grow by Lilian Moore(20th Century)
Grizzly Bear by Mary Austin(Old & New)
Good Night by Victor Hugo(Old & New)
Something Told the Wild Geese by Rachel Field(20th Century)
My Garden (1001)
Grandpa and Grandma by Jean Warren(1001)
to read aloud:
Giving by Shirley Hughes
Good Night by Claire Masurel & Marie H. Henry
The Golden Goose retold by Uri Shulevitz
The Three Billy Goats Gruff by Paul Galdone
Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown
Composer - Edvard Grieg (1843 - 1907)
Songs - The Grandfather Clock, The Green Grass Grew All Around, Grizzly Bear, Golden Slumbers, Why Shouldn't my Goose?, Amazing Grace, Greensleeves
garden salad, granola bars, graham crackers, grapefruit, green beans, grape juice
Bible Story/Character Trait Gideon, The Golden Rule, gratitude
Greater than - make flash cards of the numbers and a greater than sign(>), practice putting numbers on the correct side of the sign. Use manipulatives if needed to explain the concept.
Color - gold
Flower - goldenrod
Mammal - gorilla
Ocean Creature - gulper eel
books on gorillas are:
Gorillas by Patricia Demuth
Gorillas: Gentle Giants of the Forest by Joyce Milton
You could learn about the geography of Greece, read about the job of a garbage collector, or learn about the history of Ancient Greece.
a funny grass-haired man:
You will need a styrofoam cup, dirt, grass seeds, water, felt markers.
Color a face on the cup. Fill the cup 3/4 full of dirt. Place grass seeds on top. Add a little more dirt. Water the seeds. Watch for your man to grow hair of grass!!
mini golf or learn how to gallop.
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