This holiday book encourages student participation while learning positional concepts. Repetitive phrase used throughout the story provides the opportunity for students to vocalize and engage in the story. Each page of the story builds on the previous page. Suggestions for use in whole group, small group, choral reading, play, and writing center are described. Packet includes story, full page pictures of each ornament, Christmas tree, and present for the play, and student writing page for the writing activity.
Students also become aware of the meaning of different action verbs used by the ornaments in the story. They can also work on taking turns and following directions.
Concepts of: above, next to, below, to the left, under, and beside are addressed within the story.