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Kentucky Derby

Erica Butler
Grade Levels
1st - 2nd
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123 pages
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Updated 5/3/17 to include a full color informational book with photographs that you can share with your students on a projector or print out for your own informational Derby book!

This is a unit to celebrate the Kentucky Derby! There are writing, math, and literacy activities and crafts that will help you and your class celebrate the Kentucky Derby while still learning!

Included in this unit are:
Winners Circle ABC Order
Win, Place, or Show Sentence Sort
Can/Have/Are graphic organizer
Label a Horse
How Many Hands High? Non-standard measurement
Post Time: Time to the Hour and Half Hour
The Great Balloon Race Missing Addends
Run for the Roses
Derby Horse Sums and Differences
Who Will Win the Kentucky Derby? Graph
It’s Derby Time! informational book- printable
The Kentucky Derby informational book- full color with photographs
Kentucky Derby Vocabulary
How to Make a "Mint Julep"
Design a racing silk
Jockey craftivity
Derby Writing Prompts
Name your Derby Horse
Create your own Derby Hat
Kentucky Derby Mad Libs with Nouns, Adjectives and Verbs

Please check out my blog for more fun Derby ideas!
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123 pages
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