Students complete this little book with "gifts" they "shop" for in catalogs and other resources. Then they write whom it is for, and some will even tell why.
There are 5 versions (differentiated by writing expectation):
-lines only - students do all the writing
-dotted sentence starter - students trace and complete
-fill in the blank sentence - student simply fill in the blank
-short sentence starter
-expanded sentence starter (students tell why they selected that
particular gift, or why they are giving the gift to that particular
The high frequency words used in the book are: this, is, for, my
I have been making this book with my K through 2nd grade students for years. And it's a favorite.
I hope you, and your class enjoy it, too!