If your students (or you) need quiet learning time, encourage word manipulation with these common wintertime terms. How many words can be made by mixing up the letters in the given words? Turn it into a classroom contest and get ready to dust off the dictionary. Use student lists to extend into alphabetizing and syllable practice, too.
Also in the download is a hands-on noun classification. By the end of the cut-and-paste, students will be better equipped to answer the age-old question, "What are you thankful for?"
Finally, the literacy tic-tac-toe, choose-your-row board and record sheets at the end of the packet builds students' independence, decision making skills while engaging them in vocabulary, spelling, grammar and writing practice with 72 familiar, fun, seasonal words.