This APPLE THEME unit is chock-full of delicious APPLE THEME activities from all areas of the curriculum. In addition to general apple theme activities, there are activities that are specific to Johnny Appleseed and to How Make an Apple Pie and See the World. There are 22 different activities (38 pages), so you are sure to find just the right level/skill for your students.
1. Long/Short vowel sound activity: Read the words. Sort them onto the correct side of the apple short mat..
2. Creative Writing: Write about your favorite way to eat an apple
3. Apple Adjectives: Use all five of your senses to write adjectives describing an apple. Record your answers on the Apple Adjectives page.
4. Johnny Appleseed Song: Sing the Johnny Appleseed song
5. Johnny's Journey: Read the short paragraph about the places Johnny Appleseed planted apple trees. Find and color those states on the map page.
6. Sequence the Story: Put the story strips in correct order to retell the story of Johnny Appleseed.
7. The Apple Orchard: How many words can you form using the letters from the phrase APPLE ORCHARD?
8. Apple Vocabulary: Match together to apple theme vocabulary word cards with their correct definition cards.
9. The Apple Tree Finger Play: Read and act out the finger play "The Apple Tree"
10. Apple Facts: Read the page with the interesting apple facts. Which one did you find the most fascinating? Why?
11. The Little House with No Doors or Windows and a Star Inside: Read this fun and surprising story with a grown up. Have an apple and a table knife ready as read.
12. How To Make an Apple Pie: Put the sequencing strips in order to tell how to make an apple pie.
13. How to Make an Apple Pie Ingredients and Country Matching: Match together the two cards to show the country that each ingredient came from. When you have finished, find those counties on
the map in the back of the "How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World" book.
14. Apple Graph: Count each color of apple on the tree and then show how many there were of each color by filling in the apple graph.
15. Comparing Apples to Apples: Count each color of apple on the tree and then answer the questions on the Apple Comparison page.
16. Counting Apples: Put the numbered apples in orders from 1-20 .
17. Apple Addition: Count the apples on each tree to create a number sentence on the apple tree math mat. Solve the problem. (You can also draw the correct number of apples in the last tree.) Two
18. How an Apple Grows: Sequence the pictures of an apple from seed, to blossom, to small green apple, to large red apple.
19. Apple Subtraction: Without looking, choose two of the numbered apples and use them to create and solve a subtraction problem. Record your problem and answer on the Apple Subtraction sheet.
20. Sink or Float: Follow the directions to conduct an experiment to see if an apple will sink or float when placed in water. Record your prediction, observations and conclusion on the Sink or Float
21. Apple Glyph: Follow the directions given to create your own unique data collection glyph.
22. Apple Flip: Flip the two-colored apple. Color an apple on the Apple Flip page red or green to show what color it landed on. Repeat the steps ten times. Answer the questions at the bottom of the page.
23. Binder Cover
24. Activity Letter: explains how to do each activity