Pre-K Lesson Plans

Book Title Suggestions by Months of the School Year

Month Title
Sep Read to Me! by Chris Helene Bridge
Sep Lola at the Library by Anna McQuinn
Sep Dancing Feet! by Lindsey Craig
Sep Little Teddy Left Behind by Mangan
Sep Corduroy by Freeman
Sep Noisy Nora by Rosemary Wells
Sep The Everything Book by Denise Fleming
Sep You Can't Go to School Naked! by Billstrom; cause and effect; text connection with This is the Baby E FLEming
Sep Franklin in the Dark by Paulette Bourgeois
Sep Franklin Says I Love You by Paulette Bourgeois
Sep Julius, Baby of the World by Kevin Henkes
Sep William's Doll by Charlotte Zolotow
Sep Margaret and Margarita by Lynn Reiser
Sep Ira Sleeps Over by Bernard Waber
Sep Cat Jumped in! by Weaver; prepositions; directional words
Sep It's Library Day by Stoeke; mulit-ethnic children selecting books, rhyming text
Sep What Will Fat Cat Sit On? by Thomas
Sep A Good Day by Henkes; simple thoughts and images
Sep Little Blue Truck by Alice Schertle
Sep Keisha Ann Can! by Kirk; rhyming, lists things kids do in school
Sep My Brother by Browne
Sep The Real Hole by Beverly Cleary
Sep Max's Starry night by Qilson
Sep Go Away, Big Green Monster by Emberley
Sep Bear's Picture by Pinkwater; art makes us happy
Sep Gossie & Gertie by Dunrea; following in a line
Sep No Biting, Louise by Palatini
Sep I Can Fly by Krauss; use imagination and move like animals in the story
Sep We're Going on a Book Hunt by Miller
Sep My Pup by Margaret O'Hair; simple rhyming text about puppy care
Sep Maisy goes to the library by Cousins
Sep 1 2 Buckle My Shoe by Hines counting
Sep Splat the Cat by Scotton reluctant to go to school
Oct Oh No, George! by Chris Haughton
Oct Tuck Me In! by Dean Hacohen & Sherry Scharschmidt
Oct Pumpkin Trouble by Jan Thomas
Oct Leaves in Fall by Martha E. H. Rustad
Oct Thank you Bear by Foley
Oct Ducks Don't Wear Socks by John Nedwidek
Oct Bear Feels Scared by Wilson; rainy weather, friends
Oct Eight Animals on the Town by Elya
Oct Goodnight moon by Brown
Oct Alfred's Nose by Flesher liking yourself the way you are: self-esteem
Oct Click, Clack, Splish, Splash A counting Adventure by Doreen Cronin: math topic
Oct Chicken and Cat by Varon: wordless picture book
Nov Trucktown Trucksgiving by Jon Scieszka
Nov What's Your Sound Hound the Hound? by Mo Willems
Nov Jack Wants A Snack by Pat Schories
Nov Wag A Tail by Lois Ehlert
Nov Dino-Hockey by Wheeler; meat vs. veggies, food lesson, rhyming text
Nov Mouse Went Out to Get a Snack by Lyn Rossiter McFarland
Nov Let"s Eat! A Comer by Mora; bilingual about eating; rich in food and rich in love
Nov Pouch! by David Ezra Stein: meeting new people, kangaroos
Nov Who Ate All the Cookie Dough? by Karen Beaumont: rhythm and rhyme, kangaroos
Nov McDuff's Wild Romp by Rosemary Wells
Nov McDuff's Saves the Day by Rosemary Wells
Nov McDuff's Christmas (McDuff's New Friend) by Rosemary Wells
Nov McDuff and the Baby by Rosemary Wells
Nov. McDuff Goes to School by Rosemary Wells
Dec Who Said Red? by Mary Serfozo
Dec One Snowy Night by Butler
Dec Brownie & Pearl Step Out by Cynthia Rylant
Dec The Gingerbread Man Child's Play; illust. Linda Jeffrey; gingerbread man is on a string and the gingerbread man moves through the book on a string through cut-outs in the pages
Dec Santa Claus is coming to town by Kellogg
Dec Count on Culebra by Ann Whitford Paul Go from 1 to 10 in Spanish making cookies
Jan Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons by Eric Litwin
Jan Shout! Shout it out! by Denise Fleming
Jan Chicken Soup with rice by by Maurice Sendak
Jan How do you know it's winter by Fowler
Jan Wag a Tail by Ehlert
Jan You Can't Go to School Naked! by Billstrom; cause and effect; text connection with This is the Baby E FLEming
Feb Itty Bitty by Cece Bell
Feb The Pout-Pout Fish by Diesen; self-discovery, liking self
Feb Mung Mung by Park
Feb I Love You With All My Heart by Noris Kern
Feb Under my hood I have a hat by Kuskin
Feb How About a Kiss for Me? by Todd Tarpley
Mar Blue Sky by Audrey Wood
Mar Sick Day by David McPhail
Mar Boy, Bird, and Dog by David McPhail
Mar I Can Help by David Hyde Costello
Mar Are You Ready to Play Outside? by Mo WILlems
Mar THe Little Book of Not So by Harper; opposites; think of other words that mean the opposite
Mar Slippers Love to Run by Clements
Apr Hurry! Hurry! by Eve Bunting, egg hatches
Apr Apple by Nikki McClure
Apr Starry Safari by Ashman
Apr The Cow who clucked by Fleming
Apr Have you seen my duckling? by Tafuri
Apr Dog Gone! by Leeza Hernandez
Apr Whose Chick are You? by Tafuri
May Stretch by Doreen Cronin
May My Mother's Sari by Rao, rhyming text, simple sentences about a child interacting with the sari