The sound this letter stands for is - /j/ as in jam.
Theme words - jam, jungle, jump, joy, juggle, jeep, juice, jelly
Poetry and Rhymes:
the Jumping Jay-Walker by Phyllis McGinley(Old & New)
The Little Jumping Girls by Kate Greenaway(Old & New)
The Jellyfish by Susan Peters(1001)
Jenny the Juvenile Juggler by Dennis Lee(Icecream Store)
Shake-'N'-Bake a Jelly by Dennis Lee(Icecream Store)
to read aloud:
Jamberry by Bruce Degen
Bread and Jam for Frances by Russell Hoban
Sheep in a Jeep by Nancy Shaw
Bumper to Bumper: A Traffic Jam by Jakki Wood
The Giant Jam Sandwich by John Vernon Lord
Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed by Eileen Christelow
Orange Juice by Betsey Chessen & Pamela Chanko
Composer - Scott Joplin (1868 - 1917)
Songs - Jack and Jill, Jingle at the Window, Jennie Jenkins, John Jacob Jingleheimer Schmidt
bread and jam, jello, juice, jelly rolls
Bible Story/Character Trait
Joseph and the Coat of Many Colors, Jonah, John the Baptist, Stories of Jesus
- using jellybeans you can count, add, subtract. A good book to use
for this is:
Jelly Beans for Sale by Bruce McMillan
Color - jungle green
Flower - jonquil
Mammal - jaguar
Ocean Creature - jellyfish
You could learn about the geography of Japan, learn about the job of a janitor, or learn about the history of jazz music.
a jellyfish. You will need a paper plate, strips of paper or ribbons,
crayons, stickers, scissors, glue or tape.
Decorate the bottom of a paper plate with crayons, stickers etc. Color strips of paper of different lengths or use gift wrapping ribbon. Tape or glue the strips to the opposite side of the plate. Use scissors to make some of the strips curl. Make a couple holes in the middle of the plate. Insert string and hang from the ceiling.
your child how to juggle or jump rope. Practice jumping jacks.
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