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Christmas Makerspace/STEM brings Christmas Trolls to life! Your students will experience a choice of close reading activities focused on the standards of characters, retelling, main idea/theme, vocabulary, and point of view. Then the little engineers in them will solve the problem of one or more of the characters. A conversation about push and pull brings science into literature!
MakerSpace Activity: STEAM takes the E for engineering and the A for arts from STEAM and you get Maker Space Moments in Literature. Makerspace Moments In Literature allow you to do a focused Close Reading with text as well as extend on a piece of literature with the same function and creativity of a Makerspace using engineering tools to problem solve and create. A Makerspace is a collaborative area where students can think, create, share, and grow using an assortment of materials and technologies.
This Makerspace Moment in Literature uses Christmas Trolls
written by Jan Brett BOOK NOT INCLUDED. The book is available on Amazon.
Included In This Product
Vocabulary Cards- Can be used as a fun game of Headbanz or Charades or to display
Retelling/Main Idea- 3 choices
Character Work with 4 choices
Point of View with 2 choices
Engineering Maker Activity
Examples of Solutions for Treva or Mig and Tig
Planning Sheet for Solution Activity
All About My Solutions (for writing extension)
Words About My Solution
My Solution Presentation Points
Compare and Contrast Solutions Think Sheet
Asking and Answering Questions
Point of View
Engineering K-2 standards (From Next Gen. Science Standards)
Listening and Speaking
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