Grade Level: First, Second, Third Grade
Product #: 1003106
This reproducible teaching resource is filled with ready-to-use lessons and cross-curricular activities. Also included are management ideas, creative suggestions for the classroom, and a bibliography.
At its core are two high-quality children's literature selections: Chicken Soup with Rice and The Apple Pie Tree.
For each of these featured books, activities are included which set the stage for reading, encourage the enjoyment of the book, and extend the concepts gained. In addition, the theme is connected to the curriculum with activities in language arts (including daily writing suggestions), math, science, social studies, art, music, and life skills.
Suggestions and patterns for bulletin boards and unit management tools are additional time savers for the busy teacher. Furthermore, culminating activities are included, which allow students to synthesize their knowledge in order to create products that can be shared beyond the classroom, highlight this very complete teacher resource.
This thematic unit includes: