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St. Patrick's Day: Balanced Literacy Unit

St. Patrick's Day:  Balanced Literacy Unit
St. Patrick's Day:  Balanced Literacy Unit
St. Patrick's Day:  Balanced Literacy Unit
St. Patrick's Day:  Balanced Literacy Unit
St. Patrick's Day:  Balanced Literacy Unit
St. Patrick's Day:  Balanced Literacy Unit
St. Patrick's Day:  Balanced Literacy Unit
St. Patrick's Day:  Balanced Literacy Unit
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"St. Patrick's Day" is filled with activities to enhance your balanced literacy program. This unit contains literature connections to these children's books: "The Night Before St. Patrick's Day," "The Leprechaun's Gold," "That's What Leprechaun's Do," and "Jamie O'Rourke and the Pooka." In addition, the activities are aligned with ELA Common Core standards.

This 56 page PDF File includes:
-Page 2: Literature Connections
-Page 3: My Schema Organizer (St. Patrick's Day)
-Page 4: Informational Writing Organizer (St. Patrick's Day)
-Page 5: Informational Writing Paper
-Page 6: Fact vs. Opinion Organizer (St. Patrick's Day)
-Page 7: Complimentary Clover Template
-Page 8: Bulletin Board Template (I Feel Lucky When...)
-Page 9: Tree Map (leprechauns)
-Page 10: Making Words (rainbow)
-Page 11: Making Words (shamrock)
-Page 12: Making Words (leprechaun)
-Page 13: ABC Order (St. Patrick's Day words)
-Page 14: Syllables (St. Patrick's Day words)
-Page 15: Introduction Page (That's What Leprechauns Do)
-Page 16: Vocabulary Organizer (mischief)
-Page 17: Making Predictions
-Page 18: Story Structure Organizer (beginning, middle, end)
-Page 19: Key Details/Illustration Organizer
-Page 20: Visualizing Organizer
-Page 21: In Your Opinion Organizer
-Page 22: Making Inferences (Character)
-Page 23: Opinion Writing
-Page 24: Persuasive Writing Organizer (pot of gold)
-Pages 25-26: Dear Leprechauns (letter writing template)
-Page 27: Written Response (end of the rainbow)
-Page 28: Evaluating (favorite part)
-Page 29: Introduction Page (The Leprechaun's Gold)
-Page 30: Making Predictions
-Page 31: Lesson (Central Message)
-Page 32: Event/Character's Reaction Organizer
-Page 33: Character Trait Organizer (Old Pat & Young Tom)
-Page 34: Written Response (folktale)
-Page 35: Character Chat (How does Young Tom change?)
-Page 36: Evaluating (favorite part)
-Page 37: Introduction Page (The Night Before St. Patrick's Day)
-Page 38: Vocabulary Organizer (vanish)
-Page 39: Making Predictions
-Page 40: Opinion Writing (leprechauns)
-Page 41: Awesome Adjectives
-Page 42: Written Response (What do you dream about?)
-Page 43: "How to Trap a Leprechaun" Organizer
-Pages 44-45: "How to Trap a Leprechaun" Writing Paper
-Page 46: Introduction Page (Jamie O'Rourke and the Pooka)
-Page 47: Vocabulary Organizer (commotion)
-Page 48: Making Predictions
-Page 49: Elements of a Folktale Organizer
-Page 50: Character Organizer (Jamie O'Rourke)
-Page 51: Questioning Web
-Page 52: Text Evidence Organizer
-Page 53: Retelling a Story Organizer
-Page 54: Central Message Organizer
-Page 55: Written Response (What would you do with a pooka?)

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