This Presidents' Day packet is loaded with Literacy and Math activities for teaching about Washington & Lincoln. Children enjoy singing about these American presidents while learning the differences between them. Historical paintings and photographs provide visual support of the text. The informative song is sung to the familiar tune “Three Blind Mice”. Pocket Chart cards for comparing and contrasting are included. Fantastic Facts worksheets and a Venn Diagram assist students in their writing. 2 additional songs/poems are included and extended with 2 Take-Home Beginning Readers. Math Center activities practice counting by 1's and 10's up to 100 using pennies and the dollar. Please download the preview to see the MANY additional teaching materials & resources.
This product features a Mini-movie
of this Singable! PLUS 2 additional Mini-movies
- one each of the BONUS songs!! The ZIP folder includes 3 M4V files designed to be shown on a computer and/or large screen. This is an engaging (and easy) way to teach the singables to your class. The mini-movies include pages of the “books” AND our voices singing the song! In order to play the mini-movies, Quicktime Player is needed or another program that converts M4V files.
Some Common Core Connections include:
*RI.K.1/RI.1.1 With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
*RI.K.2/RI.1.2 With prompting and support, identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.
*RI.K.3/RI.1.3 With prompting and support, describe the connection between two individuals, events, ideas, or pieces of information in a text.
*RI.K.7/RI.1.7 With prompting and support, describe the relationship between illustrations and the text in which they appear (e.g., what person, place, thing, or idea in the text an illustration depicts).
*RI.K.10 Actively engage in group reading activities with purpose and understanding.
*RI.1.10 With prompting and support, read informational texts appropriately complex for grade 1.
*W.K.2 Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose informative/explanatory texts in which they name what they are writing about and supply some information about the topic#
*W.1.2 Write informative/explanatory texts in which they name a topic, supply some facts about the topic, and provide some sense of closure
The ZIP file includes:
★Mini-movie of the main Singable (see above)
★Shared Reading Singable Book: pages 1-11
★Sorting Pocket Chart Cards: pages 12-19
★Writing papers: pages 20--22
★Fantastic Facts Graphic Organizers: pages 25-26
★Venn Diagram: page 27
★Singable Reading Book- “George Washington”: pages 28-32
★Pocket Chart Cards: page 33
★Poem Charts - “George Washington”: page 34
★Poetry Journal/Take Home paper: page 35
★Beginning Reader (C & B/W): pages 36-41
★★Singable Reading Book - “Abraham Lincoln”: pages 42-46
★Pocket Chart Cards: page 47
★Poem Chart - “Lincoln”: page 48
★Poetry Journal/Take Home paper: page 49
★Beginning Reader: pages 50-55
★Worksheets: pages 56-57
★100’s Center Activity Chart: pages 59-60
★100’s Center Activity: pages 61-63
★Large Penny and Dollar: page 64
★Recording Sheet: page 65
★Math Worksheets: 66-68
★Storage Label: page 70
★Suggested Reference Books: page 71
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