Writing in a Winter Wonderland is 120 page unit for the whole Winter Season:
It includes Common core Alignment for Grades 1-4 in
Writing an Opinion
Writing an Informative/Explanatory Piece
Writing a Narrative.
Included in this unit:
Common Core alignment (4 pages)
Book Recommendations (1 page)
Book Covers: My December Writing, My Winter Writing, My Holiday Writing, My January Writing (4pages)
Writing an Opinion:
5 Prompts and Graphic Organizers--1 Blank for any book read aloud during the year (6 pages)
Matching Writing papers in both primary lines and regular (12 pages)
Writing and informative/explanatory Piece:
21 Topics for the Holidays, Winter and the Arctic with Graphic Organizers for brainstorming and sentence planning.
1. Winter 2. Holidays 3. Christmas 4. Hanukkah 5. Kwanzaa 6. New Year's Eve 7.Christmas Tree 8. My Snowman 9. Santa Claus 10. Ornaments 11. Elves 12. The Arctic 13. Igloos 14. Whales 15. Seals 16. Polar Bears 17. Penguins 18. Caribou 19. Eskimos 20. Walrus 21. Snowflakes
Primary Handwriting pages to match (20 pages)
Regular lined pages to match (20 pages)
Writing a Narrative:
Graphic Organizers for 4, 5, and 6 events and a story map.
Papers for sequencing writing using signal words and transitions in both lines.
16 Prompt cards to be used whole group or in your writing center.
Students will decorate their own tree and gifts (copy onto cardstock or construction paper.)
Students will design their own stocking to hang.
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