Polar Express and December Fun for Grades 2 and 3

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Polar Express is one of my favorite units and I hope you love it as much as I do!
Now, it's available for grades 2 & 3!


Click here for the K-1 version!


This has all that you need to celebrate Polar Express Day with writing and language arts activities for all of December.

Your Polar Express Unit will be complete with everything you need to celebrate Polar Express Day with themed holiday reading, writing, math activities, and centers (for winter) for the days and weeks that follow!

Want a fun craft for the holidays? Grab my Five Snowmen Ornament idea and Poem Freebie here!!

2 Polar Express Day Invitation from the teacher (color and B&W)
1 Letter from me explaining how I celebrate the day.
3 Polar Express Admit One Tickets- 2 different backgrounds to choose from with a B&W version.
2 Polar Express Reminder letters – to send out the day before. (color and B&W)
1 Letter from Santa- to go with bells to be handed out (if you choose to get bells)
1 PJ reproducible
2 Parent Letters for Polar Express Snack- 1 to solicit volunteers and 1 letter to send home requesting snack items
1 Conductor hat for the teacher and 2 choices for students (color and b/w)
Snowman Soup Poem- If you’d like to send home an end of unit treat. Poem explains items that go in a bag which is attached to poem.

WRITING ACTIVITIES:
5 Writing Prompts- variety of text-to-self connections to the book
2 Visualization Printable
3 Vocabulary Printables
1 B,M,E sequence sheet- to retell the story.
1 Sequence Events in Story Printables -with spots to write or draw pictures for the beginning middle and end.
1 Character, Setting Events Worksheet-printable with spots to write or draw pictures to show the characters, setting and events.
2 Venn Diagram- to compare the movie and book.
2 Sequencing Printables- includes temporal words, sequencing sheets for Polar Express and Making Hot Cocoa.
Fact and Opinion Printable
1 Best Gift Ever Writing Printable
1 Favorite Part Writing Printable
1 Favorite Character Writing Printable
1 Favorite Cookie Response Sheet
1 Favorite Part of Polar Express Day Response Sheet
4 pages (2 choices) of Writing Paper –with and without picture boxes.You can have children write a letter to Santa
2 Venn Diagrams- to compare book and movie

MATH

15 pages of word problems (5 pages for modified for learners who require pictures , 5 pages of regular problems and 5 pages of advanced problems)
Odd & Even Marshmallow Sort Center-sort the answers to the problem by odd and even.
Polar Problems- includes 24 task cards with answer sheet.
6 Pages Geometric Shape Recognition Game - 4 game boards, spinners, and instructions
7 Addition/Subtraction Sheets (for different levels)
3 Coin identification sheets
1 Fraction Spin and Color
1 Follow Up Shape Printable
5 Skip Counting Printables- by 2s,5s, and 10s
3 Time ( to the hour, half-hour and 5 minutes)
2 Place Value Printables
2 Graphing Printables
2 Snowman Bump Games (game to practice addition with 2 & 3 addends)
3 Greater than and less than printables.


Art-
2 color by number sheets

Answer keys for a few items


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Place Value, Greater/Less Than and more:
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Fractions :
The Doorbell Rang to practice fractions, equivalent sets and word problems. FREEBIE available! Gr. 1-3


Skip Counting:

Skip Counting Center K-1
Pattern Printables and Centers :
APPLES! Beginning /Ending Sounds and Pattern and Sorting Center and Printables K-1 FREEBIE available!
Cater-Patterns Center and Printables K-1
Pattern Printables and Snowman Pattern Center K-1 FREEBIE available!
Sorting:
Sorting Center with Bonus Task Cards. FREEBIE available! K-1
HOLIDAY MATH (these include a thematic approach but includes many math activities):
October:

Octoberfest for Kids! K-1 FREEBIE available!
December:
Polar Express– includes everything for Polar Express and activities (MANY math activities) for weeks! K-1 FREEBIE available!

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Polar Express and December Fun for Grades 2 and 3
Polar Express and December Fun for Grades 2 and 3
Polar Express and December Fun for Grades 2 and 3
Polar Express and December Fun for Grades 2 and 3