Kindergarten Lesson Plans – Common Core Aligned

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The 2014 Green Bean Kindergarten Curriculum Overview is Complete! Month 1-8 Lesson Plans are now updated, completed and now Aligned with the Common Core State Standards! (I am keeping up with the “Jones’ in Education!) I have designed these to be used as Public, Private or for Home School use! They are unique because they are created by me, a Kindergarten teacher. They are based on how I have taught and still teach in the Kindergarten classroom- which is standards-based, as well as developmental-based. I have also weaved some Montessori methods into the construction of the order of teaching letters and sounds.

Since the emergence of the Common Core State Standards, I have re-vamped the Lesson Plans and made them better. I’ve caught errors and I ended up taking 2 years to complete the alignment of the first 8 months of school. So, those, I have put on TpT. It was truly so much work. Each month can be downloaded by month or in a bundle, below. Just click on the link and it will take you to the TpT greenbeankindergarten little shop of mine! (However, the non-CCSS Lesson Plans of mine for Month 1-4 are still here on my blog for FREE. I never could find my jump drives with the other months, which makes me so sad. This is why I started placing my things on my blog and Tpt-since I lost jump drives so easily!)

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Month 1 http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Kindergarten-Lesson-Plans-Month-1-Common-Core-Aligned-GBK-1055212

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Month 2 http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Kindergarten-Lesson-Plans-Month-2-Common-Core-Aligned-GBK-1056184

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Month 3 http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Kindergarten-Lesson-Plans-Month-3-Common-Core-Aligned-GBK-1057389

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Month 4 http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Kindergarten-Lesson-Plans-Month-4-Common-Core-Aligned-GBK-1057686

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Month 5 http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Kindergarten-Lesson-Plans-Month-5-Common-Core-Aligned-GBK-1058312

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Month 12345 Bundle http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Kindergarten-Common-Core-Lesson-Plans-12345-Full-Months-GBK-Semester-1-1061390

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Month 6 http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Kindergarten-Lesson-Plans-Month-6-Common-Core-Aligned-GBK-1068683

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Month 7  http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Kindergarten-Lesson-Plans-Month-7-Common-Core-Aligned-GBK-1087519

dr seuss sitting added February 23, 2014!!!!

Month 8 http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Kindergarten-Lesson-Plans-Month-8-Common-Core-Aligned-and-Dr-Seuss-GBK-1130045

hopping-bunny added March 13, 2014!!!!!!

Month 9 http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Kindergarten-Lesson-Plans-Bundle-Month-9-Common-Core-Aligned-GBK-1158098

Here is a FREE sample of the newly designed Common Core Aligned Lesson Plans for the Green Bean Kindergarten Curriculum.  Month 5 Week 1 Sample lesson for GBK post

13 comments

  1. i have picked up your lesson plans for month 8!!! So excited to get started tomorrow! I’m wondering if you are going to have lesson plans for month 8?

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    1. Hi Dianna,
      I sure will 🙂 I plan to have them uploaded by mid-March (hopefully sooner)! Then, I will post Month 10 after that. Months 1-7 are already available as well for download too! Thanks for asking! I am also so excited for Dr. Seuss month!!!!!!! -Andrea

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    1. Hi Ms. Roberts,
      I still can’t find the 1st half of the hard copies of my Pre-K lesson plans. I have the 2nd semester-hard copies. I hope I can get them up and online this summer. I am so mad that my jump drive with the digital files is gone! I thought you were teaching Kindergarten this year, though. -Andrea

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      1. I understand. I am.. however, my family and I have a small private school PREK-2nd. I tried searching in TPT for your Kindergarten Homework Choice Menus but I couldn’t find them. Towards the end of the last school year I made weekly “HW AGENDA’s” to match these lesson plans. That was very time consuming and a bit tedious for the children to complete. Dedicating time to check HW every morning, meant less interaction time. I think these menus are very clever. (As well as the “boxes/bags”.) Where could I find your HW CHOICE MENUS for the whole year? Also, do you do weekly test? Thank you for your help.

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      2. Hi Ms. Roberts,
        Great news! I have completed MONTH 1 Lesson Plan Bundle of my Pre-K lesson plans. I’ve also added 15 pages of printables to accompany the activities. After going through and reading my files, there was so much that I needed to change. It was much more time intensive that I thought (which is why I priced it a bit higher than my other grade level plans). They are available at this link: http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Pre-K-Lesson-Plans-Month-1-NEW-by-GBK-Curriculum-materials-included-1348297 (you can copy and paste in your browser).

        As far as the other materials you mentioned, they are MIA, which is why I upload everything to either my website or to TpT. I just can’t keep up with jump drives and paper files! I am just so mad at myself for misplacing such hard work, also! Hopefully, I will find some time to recreate the HW Choice menu’s. I was looking through TpT and found some really neat ones though.

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  2. Hi Andrea I purchased your kindergarten lesson plans for month 1 and I don’t see the glue dots page is that on your blog.

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    1. Hi Brenda- Sorry for the late reply! it is our 2nd week of school! I always just make a glue dots page out of construction paper. It holds all the wet glue better. Especially when the child brings you their paper to show you they are finished! -Andrea

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    2. Hi Brenda,
      I just checked and noticed that when I responded from my phone, it did not post…sorry about that. I usually just create my own glue dots page by using a marker and “dotting” dots on heavy construction paper. It dries better, especially when the student brings their paper to you, when it is still wet! -Andrea

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  3. Interested in purchasing common core aligned curriculum for kindergarten classroom. I am a Montessori teacher recently employed by a public school. Could you send me a random sample page? On TPT the samples are so small I can not read them. I am looking to see how much of the Montessori curriculum was kept in your plans. I intend to teach as I have in my previous classroom but want to make sure I am matching the Montessori lessons to common core.
    Thank you

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