Thursday, December 12, 2013

Just in Time! A Middle School Christmas-Themed Literacy Packet

Are you feeling a wee bit frazzled, with the holidays fast approaching? The good news is: THE HOLIDAYS ARE FAST APPROACHING!! Of course, the bad news is, probably everyone is feeling a little antsy, and it's hard to maintain attention with all the Christmas distractions. Nevertheless, you have to keep the learning happening up to the bell, right? So here's a little something to help you out: A 37-page writing and literacy Christmas-themed packet of exercises for grades 6 through 9 (and maybe even 5 though 10, depending on the abilities/levels of your students).

Here's what's included:

-  Applying better word descriptions with a Christmas tree
-  Christmas terms alphabetical order (& answer key)
-  Christmas Hyperbole & worksheet
-  Christmas "whodunit" writing assignment (& worksheets)
-  Mystery genre elements printable
-  Challenging Christmas Word Scramble
-  Christmas Carol Ordering & Capitalization of Titles
-  Holiday Alliterations worksheet
-  Holly Leaf missing letters (& answer key)
-  Literary holiday dioramas teaching ideas
-  Mixed-up Christmas Syllables (& answer key)
-  Night Before Christmas Spelling Challenge (& answer keys & worksheet)
-  Possessive Christmas Nouns (& answer key)
-  Rewriting Scrooge 
-  Revisiting the Twelve Days of Christmas (& worksheet)
-  Spelling with the Christmas Elves (& answer key)
-  and, just to throw in a little holiday treat, find 5 pages of Holiday Stationery selections for your Christmas writing projects. One is included below, which you can download as a sample at the link below (or above :)

Sunday, December 8, 2013

Gingerbread Man Unit Math & Literacy Resources

Just in time?

I've been scrambling to get this packet done before the holidays (I've also been trying to get a mini Christmas literacy packet, but it just might have to wait until next year!).

There are 87 pages of Gingerbread Man resources for math & literacy learning fun; go ahead and take a look!

Monday, December 2, 2013

Goldilocks and the Christ!mas Elves Reader's Theater - ON SALE

For one more day only at Teachers Pay Teachers, you can get Goldilocks and the Christmas Elves Reader's Theater on sale!

Try plugging in the title to to preview different classes and different grades producing this hilarious Christmas play!

Upper & Lower Case Mittens - - And MORE!

Upper & Lower Case Mittens.........
 numbers, counters, number words, matching games, alphabet practice writing,
numeral writing, number word writing, winter word walls, Olympic Games word
walls, blank Olympic mittens, and mitten template - all in one package!