Transportation Unit

You will love this all inclusive unit on transportation, a favorite of all children! Contents are systematically linked to common core objectives and are clearly stated.

                    Contents include:


My Car
Down By The Station
Engine Engine Number Nine

Art Projects

Paint a Plane
Shape Train: Using Shapes to Create a Larger Shape
Construct Vehicles: Developing Spacial Reasoning
Vehicle Wheel Paintings:Using Nontraditional Tools
Transportation Mural: Cooperative Art
Make a Map: Use the Mural to Make Maps


Ramp It Up: Exploring Properties of Physics
Paper Airplanes

Guided Reading Books
Take a Ride

Class-Made Books
My Vehicle


Transportation Word Wall
Writing Prompts: Take a Ride, To Town
Writing Center Activities:
How To (Level 1 & 2) , Label It, Make a List

Scripted Math Lessons With Independent Options:
Derby Race Car: Identifying Numerals 0-100                            
One Up Tune Up: Adding One to Make a Sum                
Transportation Graph: Graphing                                                                                
Parking Lot Subtraction: Subtraction    
Independent Activities:
Parking Cars:  Connecting Numbers to Quantity
On The Plane: Solving Addition Problems 0-5                                                  
Counting Cars: Observing and Recording Data

Scripted Literacy Lessons:
Road Racer: Reading Sight Words
Flying High: Reading and Sorting Real and Pretend Words
Vacation Destination: Alphabet Letter and Sound Fluency
Breakdown: Using Letter Sounds to Read Words

Independent Activities:
Road Trip: Writing Upper and Lowercase Alphabet Letters
 Planes Trains and Everything Else: Rhyming Words
The Missing Letters: Writing Letters and Sounds

The following are some shots of my students enjoying this great unit!