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Polar Express Unit: (Kindergarten Edition) Common Core Curricular Essentials

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This 121 page Polar Express is strategically linked to the common core standards. It divided into areas of literature, music, art, literacy, math, worksheets, science, kitchen, creative writing, word wall, and guided reading. The activities are clearly written, easy to use, and need limited amounts of preparation.

Literacy Activities:
Alphabet Train: Building Alphabet Fluency
Polar Express Game: Reviewing Early Reading Skills
Jingle All The Way: Identifying Letter Sounds
Cocoa Cocoa: Identifying Medial Sound
Rhyme Train: Producing and Generating Rhymes
Letter Choo Choo: Writing Missing Letters


Math Activities:
Santa Express: Matching Quantity With Numbers
Break The Train: Finding The Pattern Within a Pattern
Santa's Cookie Jar: Counting Forward
Pajama Wars: Decomposing Numbers Less Than Ten
North Pole Candy Store: Ordering Numbers
Santa's Bag: Writing Numbers

Science
North Pole Facts: Factual Content
Jingle Jangle: Drawing Conclusions
North Pole Putty: Mixing Ingredients to Make A New Element

Songs
Jingle Bells
Clickity Clack


Kitchen
Cocoa: Following a Recipe
Decorate Cookies


Writing Prompts/Word Wall
The Polar Express
What I Know About Trains
Polar Express Word Wall

Art Projects

Elf Yourself
The Polar Express
Shape Train Portfolio Page

Guided Reading Books
The Polar Express
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Polar Express Unit: (Kindergarten Edition) Common Core Cur
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Polar Express Unit: (Kindergarten Edition) Common Core Cur
Polar Express Unit: (Kindergarten Edition) Common Core Cur