Need something fun yet still academic to do with your students before winter break? Try this short, two week unit out! The students will have the opportunity to practice note taking, introduction writing, using descriptive language, and comparing and contrasting all while getting to sample some tasty treats.
I've used this unit in both a 5th grade RTI group and a seventh grade language arts class with huge success. The students aren't just excited about getting to eat candy; they love thinking of hooking introductions that captures the essence of their paper! Feel free to substitute the candy for jelly beans, M&M's, or anything else that fits the season you're in!
Enjoy, and please rate and review!