The Wild Christmas Reindeer Book Companion
Olive the Other Reindeer Book Companion
A Non-Fiction Unit: All About The Real Wild Reindeer!
I love using fun books about reindeer and throwing in a ton of non-fiction too!
Enjoy....every page is represented in the preview...so you can see if it is a good fit for your kids!
Non-fiction materials include: 31 pages
An original booklet: All About the Real Wild Reindeer (7 pages)
Give each of your children their own non-fiction book all about reindeer!
Includes pictures of real reindeer on each page!
Informational Text on each of the following subjects:
Where do they live?
What do they eat?
What do they look like?
What about that RED NOSE?
Random Reindeer Facts (odds and ends all about reindeer!)
Differentiated Writing and Comprehension printalbes for each subject!
Draw the Reindeer's habitat
Draw the reindeer in their habitat
Draw the antlers (reindeer graphic without antlers)
Science Journal-Booklet for recording facts about reindeer (8 pages)
The Wild Christmas Reindeer Book Companion: 63 pages
This is a lovely story about Christmas and Kindness...can't imagine two better themes for the holiday season!
The illustrations are just glorious...and your kids will get swept away to the North Pole and Reindeer Training during story time...isn't that what reading is all about?
Printables, Games, Centers, Graphic Organizers and 2 emergent readers!!!
I included some fun reindeer, Santa and little girl face templates with these materials so you can throw in a little social emotional work too!
Draw and tell how the reindeer felt when they were treated kindly.
Draw and tell how the reindeer felt when Teeka was bossy.
Draw and tell how Santa felt when the reindeer were ready to fly on Christmas Eve.
Draw and tell how Teeka felt when she and the reindeer worked together.
Concepts covered include:
Beginning Middle and End
Emergent Reader: Reindeer Training (11 pages)
Emergent Reader: My Wild Christmas Reindeer...this one incorporates creative writing into the emergent reader (6 pages)
Pattern Materials for a Math Center
Roll and Color
Roll and Cover
Question and Answer Cards (36) and a variety of ways to use them
I Have Who Has card game with 20 cards
**2 options for game play....I incorporated some positional words into the game cards...children will need to look closely and notice things like "who has the reindeer behind the fence? ... next to the fence? inside of the stable?"
Olive the Other Reindeer Book Companion: 63 pages
The preview has every page represented in it!!!
I want to make sure you can see every single page and make sure it is the right "fit" for you and your students!!!
Updated November 2017!!!
Here are some of the concepts covered:
Close Read (2)
Social Emotional Printables (3)
I Love this activity for labeling emotions!!!
Fill in Santa's face (how did Santa feel when...)
Fill in the Reindeer's Faces (how did they feel when...)
Favorite Part Printable
Beginning/Middle and End
Compare and Contrast: Olive and Santa's Real Reindeer
Make a List: What dogs can do/What reindeer can do
Comprehension Cards (20)
Comprehension Card Answer Key (great for a sub...or you!)
Story Elements Printable
Time to Think Question Printables: differentiated....one with draw the answer option and also a lined version for writing the answer.
Facts and Opinions about Reindeer Sorting Cards (12)
Pocket Chart Sequencing Activity (12 Cards with text and picture support)
Emergent Reader: Santa's Reindeer
North Pole Picture and Word Cards (12)
15.00 if purchased individually!