Looking for a simple writing activity for The Nutcracker? My Book of The Nutcracker Ballet may be exactly what you need. Each page comes in half sheet format and features a picture of a Nutcracker character or item from the Nutcracker movie or ballet, its name and a handwriting line for students to use to copy the word(s).
Please read the list of included words carefully to see if it will meet the needs of your students in the manner that you teach this unit.
This set includes a title page and each of the following characters/words:
Clara (with nightgown)
Clara (party dress)
Marie (with nightgown)
Marie (party dress)
Waltz of the Flowers
Sugar Plum Fairy
Print some of the pages or all of them depending on the needs of your students. Add pages to the book as you learn about each song, section or character. A wide variety is included so that you may personalize your books by grade level or class.
Also included in this kit are some back pages that you can copy onto the back of the regular pages to customize even more. Have students use the word(s) in a sentence, define or describe the words or whatever you desire.
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Nutcracker Vocabulary Bulletin Board
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My Book of the Nutcracker Ballet
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