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Glyph Activities and Centers | Fairy Tale Glyphs | Reading Math Data

The Fun Factory
Grade Levels
1st - 2nd, Homeschool
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67 pages
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Need a FUN way to teach problem-solving and data organization (graphing)? These glyphs do just that! These fairy tale glyph activities are appropriate for 1st and 2nd grades and can be used in large or small group instruction or for independent math center activities. All have some type of fairy tale theme that makes students love them.

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This interactive and FUN packet includes:

  • Examples for each glyph as to how you can use data individually and as a class
  • Background information about glyphs
  • Teaching points for using the glyphs
  • Instructions for center use

With this educational but FUN resource, students:

  • Learn what a glyph is
  • Learn how to use glyphs to organize data
  • Enjoy seeing their work on graphs in the classroom
  • As young as PK and Kindergarten can do these glyphs in small group instruction time
  • Discuss data in whole group math instruction

Types of glyphs included:

✺ Coloring page glyph where students read and follow the directions to color a page. This is the easiest type of glyph to make and the easiest to graph by the different attributes.

✺ Picture glyph where students read and follow the directions where they color, cut pieces out, and glue to make a picture.

✺ Use for Morning Work, Fine Motor Practice, Center Work, and Reading Practice.

There are 8 amazing glyphs which include:

✺ Prince and Princesses

✺ “My Kingdom”

✺ The Three Pigs- 2 different styles/levels for the legend and pictures

✺ Jack and the Beanstalk – Two versions – One for developing readers and one for older students or stronger readers. Use one or both versions!

✺ The Gingerbread Man

✺ Goldilocks and The Three Bears

✺ Rumpelstiltskin

Related Resources for PK-2nd Grades:

Glyph Activities for the Year, August to May Literacy and Math Centers

Glyph Jack and the Beanstalk 1st and 2nd Grades Differentiated!

Glyph for Character Education or Social-Emotional Traits~Anti-Bullying

Letter Recognition Activities, Shapes, Glyph and Retelling PreK and K


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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
Produce complete sentences when appropriate to task and situation.
Add drawings or other visual displays to descriptions when appropriate to clarify ideas, thoughts, and feelings.
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media.
Add drawings or other visual displays to descriptions as desired to provide additional detail.


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