Kwanzaa is a holiday tradition that students can learn about through singing, reading and writing activities. Hand Actions, Songs and Poems with writing activities to complete your literacy lessons.
All songs set to familiar tunes!
26 speaking parts-adaptable and in 3 formats
KWANZAA Vocabulary list
KWANZAA “is” POSTERS
Each Song and Poem is on a color and black and white poster.
There are hand actions or performance ideas for each song and poem.
2 Graphic Organizers-Circle and Tree Map
2 Writing Activities in primary and intermediate lines.
1 Little Reader using the Poem “Seven Little Candles”
FULL SCRIPT WITH NUMBERED PARTS
FULL SCRIPT WITHOUT NUMBERS
BUDDY READING SCRIPT
READERS THEATER SCRIPT without SONGS
TEACHER COPY SCRIPT
Posters to use in class discussion
Finger Puppets in Color and Black and White
How to Use:
Pre-K and Kinders would need help reading the script. It would best be used as a play having them memorize their lines at home.
FIRST GRADE- Some difficulty with big words.
Do a vocabulary activity first.
SECOND GRADE-THIRD GRADE- Easy read.
The program will probably only take about 15 minutes if performed straight through.
Use this resource:
Create a Holiday Song and Poem book for each student using the color or Black and White Printable Cover Sheet.
Use this resource as whole class instruction or to differentiate instruction for small groups, shared reading and Center Activities.
Use this Christmas Literacy Resource to reinforce and provide opportunities to practice and build COMMON CORE BASIC SKILLS such as:
LONG AND SHORT VOWELS
READING WITH PURPOSE AND UNDERSTANDING
This resource supports COMMON CORE Daily 5 for practice in fluency, vocabulary and comprehension skills reinforcement.
You may want to check out Christmas Songs, Poems, Readers Theater Literacy Resource
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