Theme Pockets, July, Grades 1-3 – Teacher Resource, E-book EMC 590i


EMC Number: 590i

Page Count: 96

EAN: 9781596734999

Theme Pockets, July  contains reproducibles galore -- minibooks, patterns, writing forms. Interactive bulletin boards, calendar form, and up-to-date bibliographies included. Step-by-step instructions provided, including ways to make book covers extra special. Lots of reproducible illustrations included.  Help your students make books with pockets and they'll have a resource they created themselves of which they can be proud.

The three topics for July and examples of the activities that go in the pockets are:

America, the Beautiful:

  • glittering fireworks displayed with cinquain verse
  • "Things Weren't Always Like This" minibook
  • "Coming to America" shape book
  • Statue of Liberty cut paper project
  • a special "America, the Beautiful" songbook


  • planets flip book
  • comets, asteroids, and meteors
  • minibook on a ring
  • sponge-painted sun
  • rocket mitt puppet
  • astronaut in space art project, rocket shape book


  • transportation riddles
  • wheeled vehicles report
  • sailboat shape poems
  • submarine shape book
  • make and test fly a paper airplane

Lessons include:

  • colorful art projects
  • creative writing
  • nonfiction writing
  • science
  • informational reading and writing
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