This Circus Thematic Literacy Unit is filled with printable activities to help your students grow, grow, grow in their literacy skills and incorporates Common Core Standards! The unit is geared toward spring of kindergarten, and all year for first and second grade. I’ve included a CONTENTS page and all pages are numbered to help keep you organized.
The Rhyming Clown Activity
Fill in the Proper Elephant and Clown Punctuation with Periods or Question Marks
Seals of a Different Color Book Template
Word Families with Popcorn and Cotton Candy
Number Word Matching Elephants on Display Literacy Station Templates (TOO CUTE!!!)
Isolating Beginning, Middle and End with Circus Words
Juggling Sentence Building and Writing
Attending to Correct Circus Spellings
Isolating Sounds in Words Focusing on Blends with Circus Sentences
Circus Book Walk Recording Sheet
Color the Circus by Sight Words
Suggested Circus Fiction Book List to Compliment the Unit
Be Sure To Check Out . . .
PUPPY Themed Station/Center Signs
PUPPY Themed Job Chart Cards
KITTEN Themed Station/Center Signs
KITTEN Themed Job Chart Cards
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Thank you so much for taking a peek at my Thematic Circus Literacy Unit. If you follow me, you already know I love to leave you with a joke and a smile. Here are a few wacky circus jokes to share with your students…
Q: Why are circus performers called artists?
A: Because they can draw crowds!
Q: Why did the lion eat the tightrope walker?
A: He wanted a well-balanced meal!
Q: Why did the elephant quit the circus?
A: He was tired of working for peanuts.
Q: Why did Margie the Clown eat a dollar bill?
A: It was her lunch money.
Q: What is the pink stuff between an elephant's toes?
A: Slow clowns.