Chrysanthemum, by Kevin Henkes, has to be one of the best back to school books ever! :) It is perfect for looking at the importance of our names and how they make us part of who we are. It is also a good book to discuss how we should treat others and how we would like to be treated.
In this unit you will find:
*** NEWLY added bulletin board and Writing craft project!!!!
*Story Map template (can be used with any book)
* “Chrysanthemum and Me” Character Analysis
*Cute Chrysanthemum Name Decorations
*Name Study (counting letters and syllables)
*Class Name Bar Graph
* “Name Change Dream” Activity
* “Text to Self” – Favorite Food
*“Text to World” – Bullies and Friends
*“How to Treat Others Pledge” Activity
* “Chrysanthemum Kind Words” Craftivity
* "Chrysanthemum" Stick Puppet and Feelings Activity
I ALSO have these great BACK TO SCHOOL units in my store:
-Back To School- Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come! A FUN Comprehension Unit!
-Rocking in My School Shoes- A Fun Comprehension Unit!
-If You Take a Mouse to School- Back to School Fun with Mouse!
-Froggy Goes To School- Back to School Fun with Froggy!
-Back to School "Who's Who?" and other FUN activities to START your School Year!
-Curious George Goes to School- Fun Activities for Back to School!
Thank you so much for previewing my unit and I hope you have a great school year! Please let me know if you have any questions or comments. Follow me for sales and new lessons! Happy Teaching!
Eva Robinson :)