Classroom Camping Theme

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Classroom Camping: Welcome to Camp Learn Some More! Reading, Writing, Math, Science and Social Studies lessons are all incorporated in this engaging and educationally rich resource. Perhaps best of all....it's FUN! This is my absolute favorite resource! I cannot wait for camping week each year and either can my students. They have heard about from their siblings and former classmates and they always want to know..."Mrs. Pettersen, are we going to do classroom camping this year?"
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Although this resource can be used any time of year, this is an especially great resource for the end of the school year. It's great for when you need to keep students engaged with academically enriching activities and yet still have fun in the classroom! When your principal walks by, your students are engaged and the classroom is abuzz with the students collaborating and oh....the sounds of crickets from the SMARTboard campfire.
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This resource works great as camping stations/centers with academic themes. You can set up a few tents and/or cover some tables with blankets for make-shift campsites and you have at least 4 different camp site themes that cover the curriculum right at your fingertips.
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This camping resource includes:
-4 colored posters to identify each "campsite" (Math, Reading, Science, Social Studies).
-Colored badges to earn for each campsite activity completed.
-Camp rules poster
-Campsite checklist for students to check off as they complete each campsite task.

Also included:

Work for Early Finishers:
-Addition and subtraction practice sheets
-Sorting needs/wants for camping
-What to pack for camping web (thinking map)
-Count, graph and compare camping supplies
-Counting syllables in various camping supplies (sort pictures by number of syllables).

Math "campsite" includes:
-Time task cards (time to hour, half hour and 2-3 cards by quarter hour)
-Money: Draw coins to show amount needed to "purchase" camping supplies from the trading post.

Reading "campsite" includes:
-Sight word game called "Going Buggy" to be played in either small or large group with sight word cards.
-Close reading passages on brown bears, squirrels, ants, and camping.
-Vocabulary cards with words, pictures, and definitions to accompany each close reading passage.
-Reading response/comprehension pages to accompany each close read.

Science "campsite" includes:
-Sink or swim: Make a boat out of tinfoil and predict and measure its weight capacity with pennies.
-Constellations: Dot to Dot count by 2's, 5's to form various constellations.
-Take a Hike (scavenger hunt). Find various items on a checklist on a nature walk.

Social Studies "campsite" includes:
-Use a map and cardinal directions to locate items on a map.
-Follow instructions and a map and use cardinal directions to navigate around a map.

Writing "campsite" includes:
-Camping journal- write and maintain a camping journal/diary to write about the activities throughout the week.
-How-to Writing:how to make s'mores (with word bank)
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Best,
~Julie
Total Pages
87
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Teaching Duration
1 Week

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