OBJECTIVE: To help students K-5 with safety and vocabulary acquisition by having them determine the meanings of unknown words in a fun and holiday-themed center activity.
ACTIVITY: No prep needed other than to print off copies for each student.
MATERIALS: Besides crayons or colored pencils, none, just print off enough copies of the activity that you need
RESOURCE/TEXT: No text is necessary. However, these words are from the Journey’s text: Officer Buckle and Gloria by Peggy Rathmann, a Houghton Mifflin Harcourt book.
STUDENT EVIDENCE/ARTIFACT: Printable “Happy St. Patty’s Day! ~ I Can Determine the Meaning of Unknown Words” Lucky the Leprechaun coloring sheet
GRADE LEVEL EXPECTATIONS
ON-GRADE LEVEL: 2nd-Grade
BELOW-GRADE LEVEL/RETEACHING: 3rd-5th Grade
ABOVE-GRADE LEVEL/ENRICHMENT: Kindergarten-1st
STANDARD & SKILL DEVELOPED: K-5.L.3.4 ~ Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words