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Engaging Christmas Literacy and Math Centers

Engaging Christmas Literacy and Math Centers
Engaging Christmas Literacy and Math Centers
Engaging Christmas Literacy and Math Centers
Engaging Christmas Literacy and Math Centers
Engaging Christmas Literacy and Math Centers
Engaging Christmas Literacy and Math Centers
Engaging Christmas Literacy and Math Centers
Engaging Christmas Literacy and Math Centers
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This Common Core Aligned Christmas Themed Center Packet has everything you need to set up Christmas Themed Centers. I think it is perfect for first grade.

Literacy centers:
Holiday Sort: Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Both - Students will sort picture cards by the holiday on a sorting mat. Then they will record their work.

Christmas Themed Tiny Words Search - Students will use magnifying glasses to find tiny Christmas themed words. They will record their work and then complete a writing activity.

Christmas Themed Search/Read/Write the Room - Students will search for Christmas themed word cards with pictures. They will then record their word next to the picture of the word on the recording sheet.

Christmas Themed Build a Sentence - Students will build sentences with mixed up Christmas themed cards. They will record their work.

Spin a Word - Students will spin a beginning sound and an ending chunk on a bell themed mat. They will build real and nonsense words. The ending chunks are -ell and -ing. They will record their finds in appropriate columns. If finished early, they can illustrate their words.

Roll and Write a Christmas Word - Students will roll a word and record it. They will continue to roll until one of the words has "won." They will analyze the data.

Writing Center - Students will write what would make a Merry Christmas in a mini-writing prompt book. (They can use the file folder word wall provided in the packet to help with spelling.)

Buddy Reading Center - Students will buddy read a Christmas themed book and complete a recording sheet.

Math Centers (Each one includes Essential Questions):

Christmas Number Order- Students will put numbers in order from least to greatest and then greatest to least.

Christmas Candy Make Ten to Add - Students will use a double ten frame to make a ten to add. They will record the problem and show how they broke apart the second addend to make a ten. They will also record their ten frame.

Christmas Tree Number Bonds - Students will find the missing part of number bonds by manipulating counters on a workmat. They will then complete the fact family addition and subtraction problems for the number bond. I have also include a recording sheet where the sum or difference is first ( ___=___+___ and ___=____-____).

Christmas Candy Ways to Make Ten - Students will manipulate counters or Christmas Candy on a ten frame work mat to find all the ways to make ten. They will record their ten frame and addition sentence.

Christmas Ornaments Ways to Make Ten - Students will color Christmas Ornaments on a tree to represent all of the ways to make ten.

I hope your students find these centers engaging and fun!

Happy Teaching!
-Erica Bohrer
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