Ho Ho Holidays!

Hey there!

Well the holiday rush is in full swing and so is the holiday learning in my classroom! All five first grade classrooms are taking advantage of my Holiday's From Around the World packet. We made a grade level book focusing on each holiday, as well as small holiday readers.

In my classroom each day we have done a holiday read aloud, a holiday craft, read our non-fiction passages and have been walking through the process of writing a explanatory writing piece with a topic sentences, two facts and a concluding sentence.

What's nice is that there is so much to choose from you can do as little or as much as you would like. I have been having my parent volunteers do the small readers with my kids as a review the day after we learned the holiday. I have also done partner reading with the small readers. There are truly many options.

I will post some photos tomorrow of our festive work in the classroom. Below are some snips of my Holiday's From Around the World packet.  Click on any of the images below to take a closer look on my TPT.



Whooootin' Owls!

Well, nocturnal week starts on Monday in my classroom and we will be focusing on bats and owls. I made a little bat unit earlier and was looking through my materials and thought that my owls resources could use a little pick me up. So here they are. I can't wait to use them with my kiddos!


This owl unit includes:
Literacy, Math and Art:

- (2) Owl Can/Have/Are worksheet
- Owl KWL
- Owl diagram and labeling
- All about owls report wheel
- (2) owl non-fiction passages with comprehension questions (on level and challenge)
- (4) non-fiction passages on 4 different owls with comprehension questions
- Owl Art project with owl facts
- Owl themed writing paper
- Informative/Explanatory writing graphic organizer
- (4) owl fact cards
- Owl vocabulary sheet
- Owl vocabulary cards (bulletin board)
- Favorite Owl graph
- Owl addition work sheet
- Owl create your own differentiation story problem worksheet

To get this unit for your own classroom. Just click any of the images.