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From the author and illustrator of HOW TO BABYSIT GRANDMA AND GRANDPA comes another delightful story...HOW TO CATCH SANTA!
It is perfect for enhancing creative thinking and writing "how to" pieces.
I created a packet filled with activities to support comprehension, vocabulary, writing, and even a little mathematics.
Vocabulary for posting (holiday cards with pictures and color)
What questions do you have for Santa?
What would you like to ask Santa?
An opinion page
A "how to" page
Writing final copy pages with differentiated levels of writing pages.
Roll and discuss (a dice game focusing on comprehension)
Cause and Effect...The children did...so what would happen?
Predict...did they catch Santa?
Summarize...somebody, wanted, but, so...
Parts of Speech
Black and White vocabulary cards to match the words (students can color and take home)
Roll and Read...have fun reading words loudly, softly, silly, slowly, quickly
Holiday Senses...smell, touch, taste, hear, see
Santa Sounds...reindeer on roof, ho, ho, ho!
What's in Santa's bag...
Text to Self ...make a connection
Mathematics...roll and catch Santa using mathematics (game boards)