Winter Carnivals (ebook Gr: 1, 2)
Publisher: Rainbow Horizons Publishing
Regular Price: $24.00 eBook Price: $15.99
Slide into winter with "Winter Carnivals" - a two week language arts unit that is sure to be a hit with students. Students brainstorm, study words, alphabetize, rhyme, categorize words, work with synonyms, work with antonyms, read, answer questions in complete sentences, and complete writing activities. Major Topics are: Winter Carnivals, Snow Sculptures, Ice Skating, Hot Chocolate (everyone's favourite), Sled Rides, Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing, Ice Mazes, Sleigh Rides and Fireworks. The four part unit includes:
PART I - LESSON PLANS
Contains two weeks of lesson plans that describe the different teaching strategies for using the activities in each day's lesson. Each lesson includes a spelling activity, a brainstorming activity, a study of new words, work in the student booklet, a writing activity, work at the learning center, playing the synonym concentration game, playing the antonym concentration game, and a parent page.
PART II - STUDENT BOOKLETS
Includes a student booklet that is ready to be photocopied for student use. Every page includes four questions about one of the winter carnival fact cards that the children read in class. The children are encouraged to answer the questions in their student booklets using complete sentences.
PART III - PARENT PAGES
Includes ten parent (homework) pages which the children may take home to help reinforce what the children learn. Activities are short, taking 5 to 10 minutes - perfect for homework.
PART IV - UNIT ACTIVITIES
Includes group word cards, individual word cards, learning center checklist and activities, three levels of spelling words, unit quiz and evaluation, crossword and wordsearch.