This unit is based on Shel Silverstein's book "The Giving Tree"
-Sequential order map
-Story map (BME)
-Character map (Venn Diagram)
-4 writing prompts (Stories of Giving)
-My Giving Book
-Long e poster
-Long e sort
-4 posters (Declarative, Interrogative, Exclamatory, Imperative)
-3 types of Differentiated Sentences Sorts
Students sort sentences by type
Students add end mark and sort by type
Students create sentences and
Use this to go along with any farm unit. Include a circle map and writing paper for the following:
I put each student's writing sheets together to create a book. You could also put all
This is a fun review game for sentence types! All you need is a Pringles can! Includes declarative, interrogative, and exclamatory sentences.
-label for can
My students LOVE
This is a fun review game for adjectives! All you need is a Pringles can! Students can work in teams or small group activity for review. Read the sentence and find the hidden adjective!
-label for can
-conjunction "and" poster
-farm animals cards
-2 recording sheets
This activity has two levels.
Level 1 - Use conjunction "and" to combine two animals.
Ex. The pig and horse live on the farm
Level 2 - Use conjunction
- 9 premade sentence scrambles
-9 pages of blank sea creatures to make your own sentence scrambles
-"Catch of the Day" Sentence recording sheet
-Labels for each cast bag
This can be used in a
-ABC order with story cards (includes recording sheet)
-6 Sentence Scrambles (includes recording sheet)
-10 Fact Families (Match gingerbread men to correct house; includes recording sheet)
These are fun activities to
"Ahoy! Join the Boys" is a fun game used to reinforce the vowels "oy" and "oi". The students will find words that contain the correct vowels. Included is a sheet for students to record the words that they find.
"Captain's Crew" is a fun activity that reinforces "r" controlled vowels. (er, ir, ur, or, ar) Students will identify pirates with "r" controlled words. Then the students can record their findings on the sheet included in the packet. Enjoy!