In this pack I have included a lot of different elements for all age levels and skill levels, but it is best suited for grades 1st through 4th grades in my opinion, however this pack could easily be adapted to be given more challenging tasks for older students. Some of the included elements are for language arts, math, writing, and music appreciation are…
Included is a unique interactive bookmark for your child or student to use as they read the Nutcracker storybook.
Book Referencing Skills
This pack includes elements designed to help your child or student envision what is in the book by looking at the cover, referencing the book’s vital information like author, publisher, etc., and also includes a grade appropriate book report form.
Story Element Analysis
Included in this pack are pages that help your child or student analyze the various parts of the story. Also included are character analysis pages, story element pages, and creative writing assignments based on the storybook.
Music is integral to the ballet and the Nutcracker is based on the music of Pyotr Ilich Tchaikovsky. This pack includes a project that will help your child or student create a biography report about him.
Themed Listening Skills Activities
Included is a lesson on music appreciation to help your student learn more about the music of the Nutcracker Ballet by Pyotr Ilich Tchaikovsky.
This pack included various Language arts components that are all themed to the Nutcracker storybook. You will find a project about cause and effect, creative writing prompts, and ballet terms to name a few.
If I lived in the Land of Sweets Project
The culmination of this pack is a final project that helps your child or student create their own character and land of sweets that they will use in the creation of their own creative story about what their version of the Land of Sweets would be like.
As part of any ballet, a ballet dancer or orchestra member needs to be able to keep time by counting. Included in this pack is some basic number recognitions cards for younger learners to practice their number recognition.
Math Skills Practice
The Nutcracker storybook is full of time references so I have included a number of time and clock math skill practice sheets to use while you are completing the other elements of this pack.
Nutcracker Ballet Memory Game
Included is a Nutcracker Ballet Memory game to assist your child or student in the learning their ballet moves. This is a fun game that is like memory so should be fun for learners of all ages.