Olive the Other Reindeer Common Core Literature Study and Reindeer Unit

Astute Hoot
Grade Levels
K - 3rd
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Olive the Other Reindeer: Christmas is right around the corner and what better way to engage students than through integrated reindeer activities aligned to Common Core Standards. In this unit, students will complete "Olive, the Other Reindeer" literature study and learn several Common Core reading strategies:
--Create a foldable KWL reindeer
--Define new vocabulary terms from Olive the Other Reindeer using color vocabulary posters
--Make, revise and confirm predictions
--Retell story
--Read twin texts (nonfiction text on reindeer)
--Ask and answer questions; find answers in the text
--Complete cloze reading passage
--Take vocabulary and comprehension assessment
--Read and follow directions to make Reindeer Munch

These Olive the Other Reindeer lessons can be used during reading, writing and social studies time and modified to meet specific student needs. Detailed lesson plans and pictures of Olive the Other Reindeer student work samples included for each activity!
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