BOOK ACTIVITIES & EXTENSIONS: Hoedown! to accompany Barn Dance
Kick up your heels
and get ready for a HOEDOWN
with these extension activities for the book, Barn Dance
, by Bill Martin, Jr. and John Archambault. Included are ELA and math lessons, math centers, literacy centers, math journal prompts, and writing prompts
. If you are so inclined, you may integrate music and movement
, as well, having your students do-si-do to a square dancing tune. Even better, enlist the help of your music and P.E. specialists.
ELA topics include:
• creative writing
• compound words
• short vowel words
• vowel digraph sorts
Math topics include:
• simple addition
• simple subtraction
• data collection
• number sense
• 1-1 correspondence
• tangram puzzles
This unit also includes printables, a glyph, and a game
. Some activities are best suited to whole group work; others are perfect for centers and small groups.
4 stand alone literacy & math centers are included in their entirety:
• SYLLABLE SORT LITERACY CENTER: Down on the Farm
• Owl and Crow Literacy Center
• MATH CENTER: Tractor Races
• Barnyard Tangrams
You may also like these book activity units::
• Hanging Out with Stellaluna
(also applicable to Barn Dance)
• Activities to Accompany The Legend of the Indian Paintbrush
• Activities to Accompany The Legend of the Bluebonnet
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