Unit 1 Module B

Living Together: This is Home

Kindergarten / ELA

Unit 1 Module B Description:

Students will answer questions about key details in informational texts. Students will write a sentence that explains information. Learners will identify different environments and their effects on living things.

Target Standards:

Reading Information:

RI.K.1: With prompting and support, identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.



W.K.2: Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose informative/explanatory texts in which they name what they are writing about and supply some information about the topic.

Foundational Skills:

RF.K.1.b: Recognize that spoken words and represented in written language by specific sequences of letters.


RF.K.1.d: Recognize and name all upper- and lowercase letters of the alphabet.


RF.K.2.d: Isolate and pronounce the initial sound (phoneme) in three-phoneme (consonant-vowel-consonant) words.


RF.K.3.c: Read common high-frequency words by sight (e.g., the, to, you, she, my, is, are, do, does).

Enduring Understandings:

         Answering questions helps them understand information in texts.

         Informational texts provide answers to questions about topics.

         Environment affects living things.

Essential Questions:

         How do readers use text evidence to answer questions about informational texts?

         How do writers explain information about a topic?