This is a great unit to add to your classroom for Christmas. It includes a variety of differentiation to be used for any kindergarten or first grade classroom.
This Christmas unit includes activities such as:
Santa Writing Maps and Templates for many Christmas themed writing,
Unwrapping Sentence Scrambles,
Sledding through a Vowel Flipbook,
Christmas Sight Word Reader (I See),
Christmas Tree Addition Math Art
Elf Ten Frame,
Read It, Write It, Stamp It,
Number/Ten Frame Puzzle Matching,
Letter/Sound Puzzle Matching,
Writing Activities- a circle map, bubble map, tree map and flow map is included for writing about topics such as Santa and an elf. Writing templates are included for writing about Santa, an elf, stockings hung on the chimney, gingerbread man, gingerbread girl, gingerbread house, hot chocolate, present, stocking, reindeer, Christmas tree, penguin, ornaments, Christmas lights. Included you can also find a writing template on a light bulb for students to write about how they shine or how others shine. A Santa's Stuck in the Chimney writing template and craft is also included.
Unwrapping Sentence Scramble- Included are color and black and white cards for students to unscramble and record on their sentence scramble recording sheet. There are 18 sentence scrambles to choose from. There are also 6 individual sentence scramble sheets for students to complete independently.
Students can practice beginning or medial sound of vowels with Sledding through a Vowel flipbook. This activity also includes a whole group and independent sorting activity.
The Christmas sight word reader is in black and white for students to color and focuses on the sight words "I see".
Bright and Shining Rhyming includes a whole group and independent rhyming sorting activity which focuses on the -at, -ap,
-et, -op, and -ar rhyming.
Lighting Up the Christmas Tree with Syllables includes a whole group sorting by syllables activity as well as an independent one.
Christmas Tree Addition Math Art- Students create addition sentences with this craft by cutting and pasting ornaments to the tree. Included is a counting presents sheet for students who need extra reinforcement on counting 1-5.
Elf Ten Frames- Students practice counting 1-10 using ten frames and by completing the number sentence.
Hot Chocolate Graphing- Students graph whether they like or do not like hot chocolate.
Read It, Stamp It, Write It- includes Christmas themed cards, Christmas themed word poster and sheets for students to either write the word and/or stamp out the words.
Matching Number Ten Frame puzzle- Students can match the number to the matching ten frame that represents that number.
Matching Letter/Sound Stockings- Students match the letter to the picture that begins with that letter sound.
CVC and Beginning Sound Magnetic Letters Activity- Students spell out cvc words on the cards using magnets. Students also place a magnetic for the beginning sound of the Christmas themed picture to complete the word.
Sight Word Sheets- Students can spell out sight words (pre-primer dolch words) using magnets or markers on the sight word sheets.