Welcome your students back to school and ring in the New Year with this literacy packet! Designed for small group instruction, both for guided reading and literacy intervention, you’ll find enough activities for the first days back to school!
However, the packet is flexible enough to use whole class or in literacy centers
Learn about New Year's Eve and New Year's Day with this informative packet. Reflect on the past year and set goals for the new one!
Appropriate for ADVANCED first graders, on-grade level second graders and third graders. First and second graders will need support, but third graders should be able to complete all or most of the activities independently.
The two page informative text is an original one written by me with embedded reading process prompts and text features.
Pages 3-4- two page informative article on New Year’s Eve and Day.
Pages 5-6- Question and response sheets for after reading
Page 7- Put On Your Party Hat main idea graphic organizer
Pages 8-9- Graphic organizer for students to reflect on the past year and set goals for the new year
Pages 10-13- Match the vocabulary card with the correct definition
Page14- Recording sheet for vocabulary activity
Pages 15-17- Match the vocabulary word with the correct picture
Page 18- Stationery sheet for writing sentences using vocabulary words
Pages 19-20- Stationery for writing sentences or for a topic of your choice
Page 21- Drawing sheet for visualizing
Page 22-25- Stationery sheets for the prompt, “On New Year’s Eve, I…”
Page 26- Credits
Common Core State Standards Alignment:
Reading Informational Text-
1.1, 1.2, 1.4, 1.7
2.1, 2.2, 2.4, 2.5. 2.6
Have a blessed New Year!
Teacher Mom of 3