Add some holiday excitement to your literacy and math activities with this set of cross-curricular resources for GRADES 1 & 2. This bundle contains two books—SYMBOLS OF CHRISTMAS and THE CHRISTMAS PICKLE, as well as the BASIC SKILLS PACK for grades 1 and 2. Here’s a look at what’s included…
Did you know that Thomas Edison was the first person to have electric Christmas lights? Or that St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals, created the first nativity scene more than 800 years ago? Discover the origins of favorite Christmas symbols and traditions in SYMBOLS OF CHRISTMAS.
Read about the Swedish Yule Goat and other surprising Christmas traditions from around the world in THE CHRISTMAS PICKLE, a 10-page book highlighting unusual ways that Christmas is celebrated. The following countries are featured: United States, Venezuela, Japan, Norway, Sweden, Iceland, and the Ukraine.
The BASIC SKILLS PACK contains SEVEN engaging activities, including...
ABC ORDER CHALLENGE (alphabetizing by the 2nd letter of a word)
CHRISTMAS COMPOUND WORDS (vocabulary-building and writing)
CRITICAL THINKING GRAPH (creating a graph using critical thinking skills)
GINGERBREAD GLYPH (following directions color-and-draw activity)
MERRY CHRISTMAS BUILD-A-WORD (vocabulary game)
MERRY CHRISTMAS MYSTERY WORD (following directions using a 300 number graph)
MERRY MEASUREMENT (measuring to 1/2 inch)
Previews: Please see the individual titles for previews.
Technical Info: The files are in PDF format, combined into a single zip drive. All of the illustrations are high-definition original images. Answer keys are included when applicable.