Monday, January 18, Back to First Grade: It's been two weeks since returning from winter break, and I think I've maybe, a little bit, almost recovered from my post-break blues. I traveled back to the States to spend the holidays with my family, and I always find myself in a bit of a funk when I come back to Japan after some time at home.
Wednesday, December 18, Mr. Willowby's Christmas Tree Today we read one of my favorite Christmas books. My students tell me I say that every book I read is my favorite.
I connected the book to what we like to do with our families at Christmas time since all of the characters in the book were able to share Mr. Willowby's Christmas tree with their family.
We read the book. Then we talked with our elbow partners about all of the things we like to do with out families at Christmas time.
We retold and acted out the story using the characters. The kids mooseltoe writing activity pretending to snip off the top of their tree and throw it out.
Then we wrote about one thing we like to do with our families at Christmas time.
I like to me and my mom bake cookies. I like to see Santa. I like to open presents. I like to see Santa at the mall. This friend needs to work on rereading and writing on the correct line: I like to bake cookies.
We made and decorated ice cream cone Christmas trees.
It's been a crazy week and I have way too many projects going on with my kids so I left the green food coloring at home. Sometimes we just have to improvise We are still working on orally solving word problems, joining groups, and separating them so we used these fun ornaments from First Grade Blue Skies to act out and solve word problems about decorating the tree.
You can pick up Jennifer's freebie here. A few miscellaneous Christmas things This idea also came from one of my teammates. I really wanted to use this book, but I have just run out of time: I also found these great lessons for the book Mooseltoe.
This first picture came form Mrs. T's First Grade Class. You can check out her original post here. The second picture came from one of my favorite bloggers- Deeanna at Golden Gang Kindergarten. Click here for her Mooseltoe post and freebie.May 03, · Plants Parts of a Plant.
"Tops and Bottoms" by Janet Stevens and sorted picture cards from story by tops or bottoms. Then we did a writing activity about our favorite plant to eat.
Roots. We read the book, "Roots" by Vijaya K. Bodach. Mooseltoe (1) name tags (1) national symbols (1) offices (1) organization (1) patterns (1. Poppin' Central Message. Resource ID#: Primary Type: Lesson Plan. Submit Feedback / Report Problems There is an extension activity where the trade book The Paper Bag Princess by Robert Munsch is used.
Subject(s): English Language Arts. This FREEBE is a great writing activity to engage your students during the holiday season. Use as a center or whole group activity to help students practice descriptive and persuasive writing.
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