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Christmas Word Work Centers ~ Effective and Stress-Free Literacy Center Ideas
Set up your December word work centers with little or no preparation with this Ready-to-Go Word Work Activity Packet (Christmas Edition)!
Included you will find a variety of reproducible word work activity pages, graphic organizers, and reading skills activity pages that can be used with many types of word lists and stories.
This packet includes:
Page 1- Cover
Page 2- Synonyms/Antonyms
Page 3- Programmable Synonyms/Antonyms Page (The teacher writes the words.)
Page 4- ABC Order- The children read a book and choose 10 words to put in ABC order.
Page 5- ABC Order- Same as page 4, but there is a spot to write the book/story title.
Page 6- Contractions
Page 7- Programmable Contractions Page (The teacher writes the words.)
Page 8- Compound Words
Page 9- Compound Words Page (The teacher writes the words.)
Page 10- Nouns- The children read a book and write nouns in the correct category (person, place, animal, thing).
Page 11- Cut and Paste Nouns
Page 12- Programmable Cut and Paste Nouns (The teacher writes the words.)
Page 13- Writing Directions- Children write directions on how to build a snowman.
Page 14- Writing Directions- Children write directions on how to wrap a gift.
Page 15- Writing Directions- Children write directions on how to decorate a tree.
Page 16- ABC Order- Cut and Paste- Christmas Words
Page 17- Programmable ABC Order- Holiday Cut and Paste (The teacher writes the words.)
Page 18- ABC Order- Cut and Paste- Winter Words
Page 19- Programmable ABC Order- Cut and Paste- Winter Words (The teacher writes the words.)
Page 20- Pick-A-Box Partner Game- Christmas Words
Page 21- Pick-A-Box Partner Game- Winter Words
Page 22- Programmable Pick-A-Box Partner Game (The teacher writes the words.)
Page 23- Find My Words- Word Find- Children make a word find using any 10 words (Spelling Words, Vocabulary Words, Story Words, Science Words, Holiday Words...) and ask a friend to find the words.
Page 24- Write and Stamp Your Words- Children write a list of 10 words and stamp them in the boxes provided.
Page 25- Blue, Red, Green Words- Children write their words in blue, red, and green pencils, markers, or crayons.
Page 26- Tree Words- Children will write their words in colorful letters on Christmas trees.
Page 27- Write the Room- Children find and write words that begin with the letters in JINGLE BELLS.
Page 28- Write the Room- Children find and write words that begin with the letters in WRAPPING PAPER.
Page 29- Write the Room- Children find and write words that begin with the letters in CHRISTMAS TREES.
Pages 30, 31, 32, & 33- Build and Paste- 2 different sheets for children to write and paste their words on & 2 sheets of letters to build the words with (1 uppercase sheet/1 lower case sheet)
Pages 34, 35, & 36- Describing Words- Children look at the pictures provided (2 per sheet) and write six describing words for each picture.
Page 37- Main Idea and Details Graphic Organizer
Pages 38 & 39- Beginning, Middle, and End Graphic Organizers
Page 40- K-W-L Chart
Page 41- Thank you and credits
Many of the pages are geared for use with 10 words. However, if you are working with a list that has more than 10 words, the children can simply choose which words they would like to use on that particular day. (They love being able to decide for themselves, and, because they get to skip some of the words during that activity, they feel like they are getting away with something!!)
The pages may be used in any order and can be used again and again because your word lists change throughout the month. They require little or no preparation by the teacher. Simply rotate the activity pages and watch your little ones become immersed in the learning process with these fun activities!
It’s fast, fun, easy, and effective... especially during this busy time of year!
Great for independent and partner work during guided reading!
Note: This is not an editable download.
Warm Wishes for a Wonderful Holiday Season!
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