This bundle is all about the things that we like to do during Christmas time. It is an fun Christmas themed collection of an emergent reader, a teacher lap books, and writing activities that will assist you to enhance the learning that is going on in your classroom. These books and cards are very colorful and can be used in a variety of ways. This set was developed to be used in a primary setting when teaching new concepts. The books and writing activities are also great to use with your English Language Learners, too.
My emergent readers, teacher lap books, and writing centers are designed with the Pre-K, Transitional Kindergarten, and Kindergarten Student in mind. My readers and writing centers will assist you as you work with your students to build book handling skills, subject knowledge, and vocabulary. My very basic readers will go along very well with the traditional storybook and seasonal units that we do with very young students. The readers can be used for guided reading, to support ELD, or as an independent center after students have been introduced and are comfortable with the text. The teacher lap books, picture cards, writing activities, and building character activities are great for whole class instruction, ELD, and may then be transferred to writing centers or independent pocket chart activities. Vocabulary cards, picture cards, writing activities, etc, can be transferred to centers after your students have taken on the concepts taught. I have used my books for guided reading, familiar reading book boxes, and as take-home books.
Included in this set:
**Things We Like at Christmas - Student Emergent Reader
**Things We Like at Christmas - Teacher Lap Book
**My Favorite Things Activity Sheet (sample and student copy)
**Going to the Christmas Tree Farm - Teacher Lap Book
**Parts of a Santa Letter (sample)
**Writing Paper (can be used at a center, as journal page, or for small group activities). Includes paper with kindergarten writing lines, regular lines, and without lines.
I recommend running teacher lap book on cardstock and laminating for durability.
Students can benefit from reading sight word emergent readers by tracking one to one, identifying spaces between words, putting together letters and sounds to make words, reading sight words in context, and reading appropriate grade level text. The black and white clip art pictures support meaning and also provides opportunities to color the pictures.
ELA. RF.K.1a Follow words from left to right, top to bottom, and page to page.
ELA.RF.K.1b Recognize that spoken words are represented in written language by specific sequences of letter.
ELA.RF.K.1c Understand that words are separated by spaces in print.
ELA.RF.K.3a. Demonstrate basic knowledge of one-to-one letter-sound correspondences by producing the primary or many of more frequent sounds for each consonant.
ELA.RF.K.3c. Read common high-frequency words by sight.
ELA.RF.K.4. Read emergent-reader texts with purpose and understanding.
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