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This may be my new favorite unit, and it is sure to be a huge hit with your students during the holiday season! This is a great way to integrate the holidays with your literacy instruction by incorporating reading, writing, and even a little art into each of the activities. This unit is based around 5 Christmas themed picture books and contains a reading activity and a writing activity for each of the books, so that you have an entire week's worth of reading and writing lessons. All of the lessons are Common Core aligned, so you can teach the standars while having fun! The books used for this unit include:
-Snowmen at Christmas
-Olive, the Other Reindeer
-Mooseltoe
-Night Tree
-How Santa Got His Job
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On  November 27, 2012Ashleigh answered:
There isn't on the product, but I do have it on my planning sheet if you need the information. You can send me an email at ashleigh_60@hotmail.com
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