Literacy Unit: March

Literacy Unit:  March
Literacy Unit:  March
Literacy Unit:  March
Literacy Unit:  March
Literacy Unit:  March
Literacy Unit:  March
Literacy Unit:  March
Literacy Unit:  March
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March Cross-Curricular Themed Literacy Unit!



Resource Prep: Depending on the resource, prep may include printing on copy paper or cardstock, laminating, cutting and putting together materials for the number of students that you have. Directions to all activities are on the direction page of resource and/or on each center game.


Resource Includes the Following:

March Literature Themed Activities

Literature:The Cat in the Hat, Rainbow Fish, How to Catch a Leprechaun & It's Spring

☘ March Calendar
☘ March Writing Station Words
☘ “The Cat in the Hat” Story Parts
☘ Who is the Cat in the Hat Description Organizer.
☘ “If the Cat in the Hat Came to My House” Classroom Book
☘ Cat in the Hat Rhyming Word Sort
☘ Cat in the Hat Cut & Paste Sentence:
☘ Cat in the Hat Rhyming Project
☘ Rainbow Fish Crackers Graph
☘ How Many Fish Booklet
☘ Fish Art Project
☘ “Our Favorite Books” Classroom Book
☘ Hat Beginning & Ending Blend Word Game
☘ Fish Number Match Game
☘ “How to Catch a Leprechaun” Classroom Book
☘ “How to Catch a Leprechaun Story Retelling
☘ “My Lucky Day” Story
☘ “In the Spring” Classroom Book
☘ “It's Spring” Organizers
☘ Winter & Spring Venn Diagram
☘ “Spring” Fact Student Booklet
☘ Pot of Gold Art Project
☘ Shamrock & Rainbows Rhyming Word Match Game
☘ Spring Roll & Bump Games


Resource Directions:

March Writing Station Words: Print and laminate a few colored copies of the March Writing Station words for students to use or copy one sheet for each student to put in their writing folder or journal.

“The Cat in the Hat” Story Parts (2 types): After reading the story a few times, have students fill out the story retelling organizer, putting the story in sequential order. They can either draw or write their answers on the sheet in the appropriate box.

Who is the Cat in the Hat Description Organizer.: After reading the story a few times, have students fill out the circle description organizer, describing the Cat in the Hat.

“If the Cat in the Hat Came to My House” Classroom Book: Copy cover on cardstock and then copy the student sheet for each student and have them write and draw what they do if the Cat in the Hat came to their house. Collect each student paper and make classroom book binding or stapling book together.

Cat in the Hat Rhyming Word Sort: Make a copy for each students and have them cut, sort and glue the rhyming words under the matching word and picture.

Cat in the Hat Cut & Paste Sentence: Make a copy for each students and have them read, trace and cut out words and build the Cat in the Hat sentence.
Cat in the Hat Rhyming Project: Copy and assemble the Cat in the Hat hats using the directions and template page in unit. Hang the hats in the hallway or in the classroom for decorations.

Rainbow Fish Crackers Graph: After reading the book, One fish, two fish, red fish blues fish, I would give students a handful of crackers and they would have to graph the crackers accordingly, coloring the fish and the squares with the appropriate colors.

How Many Fish Booklet: Students would work on this booklet throughout the first week of school practicing their colors and numbers. You can copy the pages on regular paper, they are printed so you can copy back to back to make individual student booklets.

Fish Art Project: After reading the book One fish, two fish, red fish blues fish, each student was given a fish template on cardstock, cut it out and decorate it. Students can decorate their fish with tissue paper, markers,, crayons or what ever you had available. They can pick a certain color for their fish or choose to have a variety of color.

“Our Favorite Book” Classroom Book: Copy cover on cardstock and then copy the student sheet for each student and have them write and draw about their favorite book in honor of March is Reading Month. Collect each student paper and make classroom book binding or stapling book together.

Hat Beginning & Ending Blend Word Game: Students insert vowels hats onto line on the word cards and make words. Students can write words on white boards or paper. They may also use the Make A Word worksheets included in this resource.

Fish Number Match Game: Children can play this game as either a memory game or just match the numeral cards with the correct number of monsters. Memory Game: Children place the cards face down in rows. They take turns turning two cards over to see if they have matched the numeral and number card with the same amount. If it does they keep both cards, if not they turn the cards back over and the next child has a turn. The person who has the most matches wins the game.

“I How to Catch a Leprechaun” Classroom Book: Copy cover on cardstock and then copy the student sheet for each student and have them write about how they would catch a leprechaun. Collect each student paper and make classroom book binding or stapling book together.

“How to Catch a Leprechaun Story Retelling (3 types): After reading the story a few times, have students fill out the story retelling organizer, putting the story in sequential order. They can either draw or write their answers on the sheet in the appropriate box.

“My Lucky Day” Story: Students write a story about a lucky day that they have had or what would a lucky day look like using the story sheets provided.

“In the Spring” Classroom Book: Copy cover on cardstock and then copy the student sheet for each student and have them write about what they can see in the springtime. Collect each student paper and make classroom book binding or stapling book together.

“Its’s Spring” Organizers: After reading the books “It’s Spring” students fill out this nonfiction organizer with 3 facts they have learned about Spring. . Students must include a topic and concluding sentences about Spring. At the bottom of the sheet students write out their facts and conclusion into sentences to make a paragraph. This paragraph can be typed up to make a classroom book or a student display.

Winter & Spring Venn Diagram: Students compare and contrast the two seasons of Winter & Spring. This can be done as a whole group or will older students in a center or during worktime.

“Spring” Fact Student Booklet: Copy and assemble each of the booklets for each student. There are two booklet pages to each sheet about the spring. You can copy as many pages as you would like students to do. Students fill in the blank of each president page and then draw a picture of what they wrote.

Pot of Gold Art Project:
Copy and assemble Pots of Gold using the directions and template page in unit. Hang pots of gold in hallway or in the classroom for decorations.

Shamrock & Rainbows Rhyming Word Match Game: Memory Game: Children place the cards face down in rows. They take turns turning two cards over to see if they have matched the two rhyming cards. If it does they keep both cards, if not they turn the cards back over and the next child has a turn. The person who has the most matches wins the game. Match Game: Children can play in partners or by self matching the two rhyming words on the cards.

Spring Roll & Bump Games :
Roll two or three number cubes and add those numbers. Cover that space with your marker. You can bump your partner’s color and take their space! If you cover a space with two markers stacked on top of each other, you lock that space and can’t be bumped. The player to use all ten of their markers first is the winner!


Kids have fun learning wh this cross-curricular monthly literacy unit!

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