Lessons In a Jiffy: Christmas Trees (Close and Guided Reading)

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-4 ‘look and discuss’ picture prompts with quick write response sheets
-a read aloud that uses real pictures
-One set of 3 levels of readers to use in guided reading in color and black and white (easy, meduim and hard-with varying levels of length and complexity of vocabulary.) All of the texts cover the same basic material/topic. I have even included one black and white copy with pictures and no words for the children to write their own to go with the picture!
-cirlce map in color and black and white
-4 “t-charts” (can, have are chart) in color and black and white
-3 foldables to use for collecting information as you go back into the text. Topics: Decorating a Christmas Tree, Christmas Tree facts, & Christmas Tree (Main Idea with 4 key details).

-Christmas Tree research booklets to record information as they go (with foldable version)
- Christmas Tree vocabulary booklet to record vocabulary as they go (with foldable version)
-18 Christmas Tree writing prompts to write about what they have learned
-“K-W-L” Christmas Tree chart to use all along the way (Color and B&W)
-comprehension sheet that requires critical thinking as well as going back into the text to find answers
-Vocabulary review sheet
- Christmas Tree “crown” with cutouts to attach
-“Spin & Discuss” picture wheels
-“Spin & Write” picture wheels with foldable response sheet
-3 “Let’s compare” Venn diagrams (in color and black & white)
-5 “Standard” Venn diagrams
-Decorating a Tree Game – Matching Christmas decorations to the correct “word family” tree
-Milk n’ Cookies Game – spelling CVC words with Milk (pictures) & Cookies (letters)
Depending on how many of the coordinating activities you decide to use, this mini-unit can either last one day or close to a week! With this high interest topic, your children will be engaged and having fun while getting much needed exposure to informational non-fiction texts!
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Lessons In a Jiffy: Christmas Trees (Close and Guided Reading)
Lessons In a Jiffy: Christmas Trees (Close and Guided Reading)
Lessons In a Jiffy: Christmas Trees (Close and Guided Reading)
Lessons In a Jiffy: Christmas Trees (Close and Guided Reading)