Sentence Hops

Sentence Hop A – “I can go to the” / Word cards: bank, park, farm, beach, store, school

Sentence Hop B – “I run to see my” / Word cards: mom, dad, grandma, grandpa, brother, sister

Sentence Hop C – “I want to ride on a” /Word cards: train, bike, airplane, boat, horse, truck

Sentence Hop D – “I like to swim in the” / Word cards: lake, pool, river, pond, ocean, bath tub

Kindergarten - Grade 3

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    1. Sentence Hop

      Have a student put a card on the PLACE CARD HERE block. Have the student stand on the START HERE block. The student will hop on each word to read...READ MORE

      Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2

    2. Punctuation

      Have students say the punctuation mark out loud at the end of the sentence. Example: “I can go to the bank period.”

      Grade 1, Grade 2

    3. Adding to the Story

      Have students answer these questions (and others that you can create) for the corresponding mats after they have jumped and read the sentence. Examples: Sentence Hop A- Who will you...READ MORE

      Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2

    4. Jump and Spell

      Ask the student a question that corresponds with the mat. Have the student choose their answer. Then, have the student spell their answer out loud. (Multiple choice questions work best...READ MORE

      Grade 1, Grade 2

    5. Adding Adjectives

      Have students add adjectives to the sentence as they jump through the mat. Have them hop beside the mat while they say the added adjective. Example: Sentence Hop A –...READ MORE

      Grade 2, Grade 3

    6. Adding Adverbs

      Have students add adverbs to the sentence as they jump through the mat. Example: Sentence Hop A- ”I can frequently go to the beach.” Sentence Hop B- “I run quickly...READ MORE

      Grade 2, Grade 3

    7. Pronoun Fun

      Have students change the subject pronoun in the sentence to another subject pronoun (we, he, she, it, they, you) and change the verb tense to match. For instance, switching the...READ MORE

      Grade 3, Grade 4