One of my favorite ways to cover the history/story of Thanksgiving is by integrating Social Studies and Language Arts. This way, my students are learning some important history while practicing various reading and writing skills.
This unit includes a variety of activities that can be used to tea
I am so excited to post my... Folktales, Fairy Tales, and Fables Unit! This download is Common Core aligned with coded standards for second grade but any grade level could use the resources. You will receive 142 pages of fairy tale fun and excitement! I've included reader's theat
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This unit is created for reading and writing. It includes 3 activities for each of the folowing books.
Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse
Lilly's Big Day
A Weekend with Wendell
Sheila Rae the Brave
Julius Baby of the World
This folktale and fractured folktale comparative book study was created for use with The True Story of the Three Little Pigs by Jon Scieszka and a more traditional retelling of The Three Little Pigs. These are fantastic stories for introducing point of view, compare and contrast, a
This is a geography unit for second grade that is aligned with Second Grade Common Core Social Studies. This unit can be copied and stapled into a student book or the pages can be used alone. There is also a study guide and test. This unit includes:
classwork for 5-10 days
a page for definitions
This unit includes fun activities and resources for 2D and 3D shapes and meets the Common Core Standards! This unit is perfect for teaching and reinforcing skills and information about shapes. This was made with kindergarten standards in mind, but could also be used for first grade review at the beg
This unit was planned to be used during a month long span. In this unit the students will understand:
How inventions have affected our lives?
How our lives have changed over time?
How our lives will change in the future?
Through these big ideas students will explore different inventors and how th
This pack was created to accompany the books The Hat and The Mitten, both by Jan Brett. It would be a great addition to a Jan Brett author study. Includes comprehension questions, story maps, writing prompts, and more! All the activities are designed to help students read for und
animals in winter
Do bears hibernate in the winter? Not really! With many interesting facts and fun activities, this unit is sure to blow your socks away! Jam-packed with everything you need for a unit on animal adaptation!
This comparison fairy tale unit was created for use with Lon Po Po: A Red Riding Hood Story from China by Ed Young and Red Riding Hood by James Marshall. The activities included can be used whole group, but also work well as literacy centers in grade 1, grade 2, and grade 3.
Thanksgiving Unit: Thankful in Third - Your students will have a blast and stay academically focused with these Thanksgiving activities. This unit is loaded with fun and engaging Thanksgiving activities that include reading, writing, math, and social studies.
This 59+ page Thanksgiving unit includ
“Perfect organizers to help my students keep track of the different types of folktales.”
In order to analyze plot, understand characters, appreciate illustrations, and uncover the moral or message of folktales, students must first have a good understanding of the characteristics of