January Writing and Reading Activities (Worksheets) – 15 January-Related Writing (friendly/business letters, descriptive, poetry, etc.) and Reading Activities – 17 pages – Winter and January Themes
NOTE – This Word document contains the SAME activities in the January Writing and Reading Activities (Power Point). This Word document is designed to be photo copied (WORKSHEETS).
*The activities can be adapted to a variety of grade levels.
Pages - Table of Contents -- 15 worksheets
1 - JANUARY -- IT’S NATIONAL WHAT DAY???? -- Students write an explanation of how they could celebrate any TWO of the listed celebrations for the month of January. Illustration boxes included.
2 - JANUARY -- TODAY IS WHAT? -- Students write an explanation of how they could celebrate any ONE of the listed holidays in the month of January. They also develop their own holiday for a day in January. Illustration box included.
3 - FRIENDLY LETTERS -- January Letter Writing Week (2nd week in January) -- Students write a friendly letter to a friend or family member using one of the listed scenarios. Contains friendly letter description, example, and template.
4 - BUSINESS LETTERS -- January Letter Writing Week (2nd week in January) -- Students write a business letter using one of the listed scenarios. Contains business letter description, example, and template.
5 - WELCOME TO JANUARY! -- Students list sensory details and write acrostic poems.
6 - JANUARY STORY WRITING -- Students pick from eight January-related story starters. Illustration box included.
7 - JANUARY WORD SEARCH #1 (78 words)
8 - JANUARY WORD SEARCH #2 (78 words)
9 - JANUARY WORD WALL – Students write 12 January-related words in a box. Illustration box included.
10 - JANUARY WORD LIST and DESCRIPTIVE WRITING – Students make words out of the letters in a January-related phrase. Students also write vivid descriptions of January-related pictures.
11 - JANUARY WRITING PROMPTS – Students write responses to 10 January-related writing prompts.
12 - JANUARY FILL-IN POEM #1 – Students fill in the blanks of a poem. Illustration box included.
13 - JANUARY FILL-IN POEM #2 – Students fill in the blanks of a poem. Illustration box included.
14 - JANUARY ADJECTIVE WRITING – Students write a story using listed nouns adding descriptive adjectives. illustration box included.
15 & 16 – JANUARY READING COMPREHENSION – The two-page activity contains a preview question (before reading), word hunt (during/after reading), reading passage about January, comprehension questions, crossword puzzle, gist (20-word summary), and word search puzzle
17 – KEY for January Reading Comprehension for comprehension questions and puzzle