Adopting a Family at Holiday Time-
A Math / Language Arts Portfolio Study
Throw in a little Random Acts of Kindness / service learning
with your holiday math and language arts.
This Something Different to Try lesson involves basic math,
reading, and writing in a creative, attention-grabbing way through shopping.
Using toy and gift ads, students vicariously shop for a needy family
while practicing skills such as
-basic math procedures,
-filling out order forms,
-reading for details,
-writing letters and character sketches,
-prediction and synthesis,
-social / emotional awareness,
and who knows whatever else you can sneak into their shopping carts.
A sample parent letter and order form/data chart are included.