If you love the book Officer Buckle and Gloria,you will love this unit. It includes the following:
1. a template for writing a friendly letter
2. a template for writing an opinion paper
3. a worksheet on story elements
4 a punctuation worksheet
5. an editing worksheet
6. worksheets on antonyms and synonyms
7. a compound word worksheet
8. a contractions worksheet
9. Noun and verb identification worksheet
10. Compare and contrast activity
11. Parts of a sentence worksheet
12. A creative activity that provides for collaboration and public speaking...
13. AND a make your own Gloria activity!!!
And there are several others. All the activities are closely aligned with the Common Core Standards for 1st and 2nd grade. I made these activities for my own classroom and I hope your kids learn from them and enjoy them as much I mine do.