The Polar Express Christmas Literature Unit and Activities

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Melissa Mazur
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This no-prep literature-based Polar Express literature unit can be used in conjunction with The Polar Express book and movie. It is the perfect to use with older children as it digs deep into the text, reinforces several types of reading skills, and allows for a lot of reflection!

Pages included are:

• Reading Comprehension Flip Book Activity

• Cut and Paste Train Sequencing Activity

• Polar Express Story Elements

• Asking Questions

• Summarizing

• Physical Characteristics and Character Traits

• Sequence of Events

• Making Connections

• Character's Feelings

• Parts of Speech Word Sort

• My Visualization

• Sentence Editing

• Vocabulary Definitions

• Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle

• Vocabulary Matching (2 pages)

• Polar Express Word Search

• Compare/Contrast the Book and Movie

• Similes and Metaphors

• Fact or Opinion

• Polar Express Reflection

• Writing Prompt One - "Dear Santa"

• Writing Prompt Two - "My Polar Express Experience"

• Writing Prompt Three - "The First Gift"

• Extra Lined Paper

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