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*This Reindeer unit is a Top 100 seller every Christmas!*

This is a common core aligned literacy unit with a Christmas theme twist. Common core stresses a shift in informational literacy and this unit has both informational and literature based activities. You'll be amazed how much learning will be taking place during this unit and how much fun your students will have while learning! It is sure to be a class favorite!

Here is what you will find in this unit:

Informational activities:
*Original informational Reindeer mini-book - appropriate for young readers
*Fact cards with REAL photos
*Two information gathering worksheets to use with mini-book
*Reindeer organizer - can, have, are
*Vocabulary activities - vocabulary cards and student book
*Label the reindeer
*Fact and opinion sorting center with cut and paste worksheet
*Student writing options to write about what they learned about reindeer

Literature based activities:
*The Wild Christmas Reindeer by Jan Brett
--Character changes from beginning to end (bubble maps)
--Reindeer sort activity/center
--Name your own reindeer activity
--Sequence events of story cut and paste

*Olive, the Other Reindeer by Vivian Walsh and J. Otto Seibold
--Compare Olive and Rudolph
--Organizer about Olive - can, has, is
--Sequence events of story cut and paste

*If I were one of Santa's reindeer writing

******TWO REINDEER CRAFTIVITIES for student writing*******

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Thanks so much - Happy Holidays!!!
Melissa Machan :)

**If you like this unit, you will also want to check out my other Informational Units:

Animals in Winter unit

Penguin unit

St. Patrick's Day unit
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