Put a little spice in your winter curriculum with this 1st - 2nd grade Common Core aligned integrated thematic unit about ginger/gingerbread. This unit targets all areas of the curriculum; reading, language arts, daily oral language, creative writing, science, math, games, and two craftivities. Detailed instructions accompany ready-to-use printables. Answer keys (when needed), are also included. Great for home schoolers who want to spice up the curriculum. Teach the core standards and have a sweet time doing it with "Gingerbread Joys!"