Theme Pockets, December, Grades 1-3 – Teacher Resource, E-book EMC 595i

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EMC Number: 595i

Page Count: 96

EAN: 9781596735040

Theme Pockets, December 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 December and examples of the activities that go in the pockets are:

December Celebrations

  • information miniposters
  • art and writing projects for Las Posadas, Hanukkah, Christmas, and Kwanzaa
  • make a luminaria
  • make a menorah
  • make a  dreidel shape book
  • accordion-fold book of Christmas stories
  • 3-D Christmas tree
  • seven candles of Kwanzaa book
  • Kwanzaa placemat

Take It Home— behind this backpack cover are three pockets of fun projects for students to do during the winter vacation

  • daily journal
  • simple art projects
  • a word search
  • crossword puzzle
  • dot-to-dot
  • and more

When It's Winter:

  • animals and people adapt to survive the cold
  • Who's Hibernating Here?
  • accordion-fold book
  • Arctic Animals flip book
  • monarch migration pull-through project
  • gray whale migration book
  • How We Stay Warm shape book

Lessons include:

  • colorful art projects
  • creative writing
  • nonfiction writing
  • science
  • informational reading and writing
This resource contains teacher support pages, reproducible student pages, and an answer key.
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