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Read-Aloud Activities: December Bundle for Grades 1-2

Read-Aloud Activities: December Bundle for Grades 1-2
Product Description
Want to save $$$$ on our read-alouds?
This bundle is a 22% savings over buying each read-aloud individually!

We have bundled the perfect set of read-alouds for December. Each read-aloud lasts at least 3 days. This bundle will last you all month! Your students will fall in love with each story and you will be teaching ALL the Reading Literature Common Core Standards as well as some Speaking and Listening and Writing standards.

This bundle includes:

Catch That Cookie
Memoirs of an Elf
Turkey Claus
Samurai Santa
Sad Santa
How Santa Got His Job

Click on each read-aloud to view product previews.

This read-aloud bundle is unique in that it holds on to the tradition of reading-aloud for pleasure, but also helps you meet core standards at the same time. We have included rigorous text dependent questions where students use evidence from the text to deepen their understanding for 6 different stories. We have also included a different graphic organizer and specific writing in response to text activity to incorporate writing standards for each read-aloud. This pack also includes an unique art piece to compliment the read-aloud and bulletin board headings to display the work.
Our lesson plans will guide you through 3 days of close reading for each book. Each day you will read the book for a different purpose and students will complete a different activity. These activities will last more than 4 weeks. They are perfect for December.

This pack includes:
- A Detailed Lesson Plan with Photographs of Student Work
-Teacher Anchor Charts
-Text Dependent Questions for Each Book
- Graphic Organizers
-Writing in Response to Text for Each Book
-Craft Patterns
-Bulletin Board Titles

*You will need:
Samurai Santa by Rubin Pingk
Turkey Claus by Wendi Silvano
How Santa Got His Job by Stephen Krensky
Memoirs of an Elf by Devin Scillian
Catch That Cookie by Hallie Durand
Sad Santa by Tad Carpenter
(We found all of these books at scholastic.com, Amazon, or our local library.)

This product is also available in A Year of Read Alouds.

Visit our blog here to find out more about our November Read-Alouds and/or Close Reading

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Total Pages
115 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 month
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