Kwanzaa Activities: Differentiated Readers - 3 Levels + Illustrated Vocab Cards

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Kwanzaa Activities: Use this 35 Page Download to differentiate as you teach students about this holiday.

★ 3 DIFFERENT READING LEVELS

★ 4 versions of each book:
1) Full color illustrations
2) Black and white illustrations
3) Students illustrate their own versions.
4) Students write their own versions.

★: 12 versions in all - Easy Assembly

★: Pocket chart vocabulary cards included (with illustrations when appropriate).

★: 8 Pages Per Book (cover and 7 pages).

Level 1. “Kwanzaa!” is an emergent reader, simple sight words with picture clues.
Sight Words: see, I, like, a, on, and
Other vocabulary to use picture clues: Kwanzaa, kinara, mat, corn, drum, flag, cup, fuit, presents, happy

Level 2 is a harder version, more sight words and longer sentences.
Sight Words comes, in, to, be, goes, top, of, one, for, is, each, there, child, wave, play, take, sip, from, eat, give, time, family, friends, December, unity, plus Kwanzaa specific words listed in level 1.

Level 3 is the hardest version with words such as: African American, community, social, values, lasts, seven, days, nights, special, candle, first, pattern, placed, colors, represents, people, land, blood, freedom, drink, self-determination, cooperation, purpose, creativity, faith, traditional, encourage, growth, happens, celebrate

Use for guided reading, and send home for extra practice

Version 1 of each level: High frequency words and full color illustrations help younger learners to use their reading strategies: pictures, phonics and context.

Version 2 of each level: Same text, but black and white illustrations for students to read and color.

Version 3 of each level: Same text but without illustrations. Students show their comprehension skills by creating their own illustrations.

Version 4: Students create their own versions:
Easy Version: I see _____________.
Harder Version: We ______________________________________________________. Choice of dotted skip count baselines or plain lines for students to complete the sentences.

Please click on any of the GREEN LINKS below to view Christmas Learning Centers. Thank you…

Christmas Emergent Readers – 3 Reading Levels

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Christmas Poems/Songs – 46 to Choose From!

Christmas Poems/Songs/Finger Plays and Chants – 36 page file All Illustrated with Christmas Graphics - 46 Songs/Poems/Finger Plays and Chants- Prints nicely in color or grayscale- Just choose those you like, and print just those pages. - 7 pages of large Christmas images to cut out and glue onto shared reading charts.

Christmas DIBELS Blending Build A Word Wheels – Real or Nonsense?

Christmas Blending Build A Word Wheels Set 1 – Different Ways To Use and Record – 63 Different Combinations of Wheels, so you can make 63 Word Builder Wheels with this set! - Includes 4 Word Builder Awards and 8 Recording Sheets – Great for Differentiating Word Building Practice with your students - 7 inner wheels and 9 outer wheels as described below. - 21 Page Download - Print as many of each wheel as desired to make up to 63 different Word Builders…

Christmas DIBELS Cookies and Cocoa Literacy Center Activities – Level 1

Christmas DIBELS Cookies and Cocoa Literacy Center Activities – Set 1
Onset Rime DIBELS – Match each Christmas Cookie to a Mug of Cocoa to make a word… Real or Nonsense? C-V-C Prints nicely in color or grayscale.-Christmas theme-
23 Page Download - 3 Ways to Play - 24 different Christmas cookies with onsets (beginning sounds and digraphs) match up to a variety of Mugs with rimes (–at, -ip, um, ed, ot, etc.).

Christmas Cookies and Cocoa Onset Rime – Level 2

Christmas Cookies and Cocoa – Dunk A Christmas Cookie! Literacy Center Activities – Level 2 Onset Rime – Match each Christmas Cookie to a Mug of Hot Chocolate to make a word… Real or Nonsense? 48 onsets and 84 rimes - Prints nicely in color or grayscale.
34 Page Download - 3 Ways to Play - 48 Christmas Cookies with onsets (beginning sounds, digraphs, blends and trigraphs) match up to a variety of Mugs with more complex rimes than in set 1 (–ear, -ight, ain, eat, end, etc.). Optional Christmas recording sheets for students to write the word

Christmas Antonyms Cookie Dunkin’ Literacy Centers

Christmas Antonyms Cookie Dunkin’ Literacy Centers - 4 Ways to Play - 30 page download – 120 Words (60 pairs of antonyms) – 5 complete sets with different Christmas backings and print color to keep them separate - Optional Recording Sheets and Awards

Christmas Synonyms Cookie Dunkin’ Literacy Centers

Christmas Synonyms Cookie Dunkin’ Literacy Centers - 4 Ways to Play - 30 page download – 120 Words (60 pairs of synonyms) –
5 complete sets with different Christmas backings (backings different from antonyms center so they won’t get mixed up!) and print color to keep them separate. Recording Sheets and Awards

Christmas Math Centers Fact Families Triangle Fact Christmas Trees

Christmas Math Centers Fact Families Triangle Fact Christmas Trees -
102 Christmas Trees with all number families to 18 (24 Different Snowman Graphics)
25 Page Download - Being able to write the number facts for a Fact Family is an important skill that helps students realize how memorizing one fact helps you to know 3 other facts right away!

Christmas Sight Words Literacy Centers Game Boards – Set 1

Christmas Sight Words Literacy Centers Game Board Activities– First 102 Dolch Words – 4 Different Game Boards - 4 different Christmas themed game boards for the first 102 Dolch sight vocabulary words. 18 Page Download

Christmas Sight Words Game Boards – Set 2

Christmas Sight Words Literacy Centers Game Board Activities – Last 118 Dolch Words + 10 Dolch Nouns - 5 Different Christmas Game Boards - 5 different Christmas themed game boards for the last 118 Dolch sight vocabulary words plus 10 Dolch nouns. - 18 Page Download

Christmas Addition Trim A Tree Math Center

Christmas Addition Trim A Tree Math Center! -
34 Page Download - 100 Addition Facts to 18 -
Match the Christmas Addition Fact Ornaments to the correct Christmas Holiday Tree.

Christmas Subtraction Trim A Tree Math Center!

Christmas Subtraction Trim A Tree Math Center! - 44 Page Download - 190 Christmas Subtraction Facts to 18 - Match the Christmas Subtraction Fact Ornaments to the correct Holiday Tree.



Please click on any of the GREEN LINKS to view Hanukkah Learning Centers. Thank you…

Hanukkah Emergent Readers- 3 Reading Levels – 4 Versions of Each Level

Hanukkah! - Emergent Readers – 35 Page Download
3 DIFFERENT READING LEVELS – Emergent Reader & 2 Harder- 4 versions of each book
12 versions in all - Easy Assembly -Choices: full color illustrations OR black and white OR illustrate their own OR Write their own. Pocket chart vocabulary cards included

Hanukkah Literacy Centers- Sight Word Game Boards – First 102 Dolch Words

Hanukkah Literacy Centers Sight Words Game Board Activities
5 Different Game Boards - 20 Page Download
5 different Hanukkah and Winter themed game boards for the first 100 Dolch sight vocabulary words. I have included 6 spinners. (The last 120 Dolch are available in my product listings.) You could also use dice. Gameboards are themed around Dreidels, Menorahs, gelt, latkes, candles, and winter.

Hanukkah Literacy Centers – Sight Word Game Boards – Last 118 Dolch Words

Hanukkah Literacy Centers Sight Words Game Board Activities – Last 118 Dolch Words plus 10 Dolch Nouns
20 Page Download - 5 different Hanukkah game boards for the LAST 118 Dolch sight vocabulary words plus 10 Dolch Nouns.

Hanukkah Poems and Songs for Shared Reading and Fluency

Hanukkah Poems/Songs/Finger Plays and Chants
28 page file – All Illustrated with Hanukkah Graphics
24 Songs/Poems/and Chants
2 Illustrated Versions of Each
COLOR and BLACK AND WHITE.
Just choose those you like, and print just those pages.
4 pages of large Hanukkah images to cut out and glue onto shared reading charts.
Print in color or grayscale.

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Kwanzaa Activities: Differentiated Readers - 3 Levels + Il
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Kwanzaa Activities: Differentiated Readers - 3 Levels + Il
Kwanzaa Activities: Differentiated Readers - 3 Levels + Il