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A Native American Non-fiction unit

A Native American Non-fiction unit

This non-fiction study is a perfect way to incorporate the Native American point of view on the first Thanksgiving. This can be used as non-fiction paragraphs for enrichment groups, centers, or an interactive notebook. Each passage comes with a color graphic or black/white version for student's notebook AND a writing/comprehension component. In this unit there are 47 PRINT AND GO READY pages that are useable! Check out the preview for more details! Thank you so much for your download! Drop me a note and let me know what you think of this product! If there is a problem with anything, you can email me at citylimitseconds@gmail.com Love, Holly A Native American Non-fiction unit by Holly Hawley is licensed under a .

By citylimitseconds

Halloween Math and Literacy No-Prep Printables for Kindergarten/Reception

Halloween Math and Literacy No-Prep Printables for Kindergarten/Reception

This is a set of 12 Halloween themed worksheets for math and literacy in kindergarten. Just print and go, no prep needed! These printables will keep student focused on learning during the crazy days surrounding Halloween. Literacy: • Halloween Beginning Sounds • Halloween Color & Read Mini Book • ABC Ghosts (upper/lower case letter match) • Halloween Rhyming Words • Spooky Syllables • Candy Coloring (upper/lower case letter match) Math: • Math Cats - Number, Word, Tally Mark Match Up (1-5) • Halloween Patterns (extending) • Halloween Count & Graph • Trick or Treat Tens Frames • Let’s Count 0-9 • Spooky Story Problems

By FishyTeacher

Stick Puppet Templates – Party People

Stick Puppet Templates – Party People

10 boy/girl templates to make stick puppets. (5 boys and 5 girls). Students decide what sort of emotion they would like their person to have and draw the face accordingly (eg happy, excited, sad, surprised, angry …) If desired, your students could draw a different emotion on two of the templates (same person) and then stick them back to back with the craft stick in between. Then they can simply turn the puppet around during their performances to show a different emotion. Blank templates are also included for you to make additional characters/props. 2 sizes: ♦ Large – 4 per page ♦ Small – 9 per page A super-fun activity to encourage oral language development. Great for play based learning, drama activities, story retells, celebration days, etc ********************************************************************** © Suzanne Welch Teaching Resources

By swelch_resources

Matariki - Reading comprehension activity and paper lantern craft

Matariki - Reading comprehension activity and paper lantern craft

Celebrate the Māori New Year with this literacy and craft resource. Read the article in the NZ School Journal, complete the follow-up comprehension activity and then make a paper lantern. The School Journal article is not provided in this resource. You will need access to: New Zealand School Journal – Part 1 – Number 3 – 2005 The article is about 2 children who find old kamokamo shells under their Gran’s hedge. They plant the seeds and wait for the new kamokamo to grown. They make lanterns out of the dried shells during Matariki. Reading Comprehension Activity: After reading the article in the school journal, students make a kamokamo flip book to show the order that events happened in the article. There are a total of 14 events plus a title page and a back page to colour. The kamokamo are on two A4 pages. There are 2 sets of activity sheets – one set has clues in the stalk of the picture to indicate ‘beginning, middle or end’ (B, M, E). This set is suitable for your students that require some extra support to complete the task. Answers are provided. Paper Lantern Activity: There are various templates that you can choose from to print and use. Please click on the ‘Look Inside’ button above to see examples of all templates. Some are for colouring only, and others require your students to add further decoration/patterns. A ‘handle’ template is also included however you may just wish to use scrap paper for this. Instructions are provided. ********************************************************************** © Suzanne Welch Teaching Resources

By swelch_resources

Diwali - Paper lantern craft

Diwali - Paper lantern craft

Celebrate Diwali (The Festival of Lights) by making these paper lanterns. Fun, easy to make and they look great hanging in the classroom. Included: ♦ 10 x different templates ♦ Handle template (just cut paper strips if you want to cut down on printing) ♦ Construction instructions ♦ One substitute template for the spelling of the word colour/color A variety of templates to suit what you are looking for. Some are plain (so your students can add their own patterns/designs) while others are already decorative and just need colouring. Designed on A4 size paper. ********************************************************************** © Suzanne Welch Teaching Resources

By swelch_resources

Diwali – Make a Salt Dough Diya

Diwali – Make a Salt Dough Diya

A fun, easy craft activity for celebrating Diwali (The Festival of Lights). Follow the instructions to make a diya out of salt dough and leave it to air dry for a few days. Decorate before drying (like the images provided), or dry and then paint/decorate. MAKING THE DIYA: Resources to assist with making the diya include: ♦ Teacher notes (with lots of ideas and hints). ♦ Recipe for your students to follow (makes 1 diya). ♦ Sequencing Cards – use as a recipe or as a sequencing task before making. These include pictures and text. WRITING TASKS: Two writing tasks are included as a follow-up to the craft activity. ♦ procedural / instructional writing (3 different templates). ♦ newspaper report writing (2 different templates plus an example). One of the newspaper reports is a fill-in-the-blanks template which is suitable for junior students. The instructions state to air dry the diya (takes a few days) but you could choose to dry it in the oven to speed up the process (details included in the teacher notes). WHAT YOU NEED: Flour, salt and water. Things to decorate it with (buttons, beads, shells, glitter, paint, etc). If you have junior students, this is a great activity for you to do with a buddy class who are a bit older. ********************************************************************** © Suzanne Welch Teaching Resources

By swelch_resources

Diwali – Candle Display Mats

Diwali – Candle Display Mats

A fun, effective art activity for your students when celebrating Diwali (The Festival of Lights). Colour, cut and place a tealight candle in the centre. Laminate if desired. Included: ♦ 4 x templates with a design ♦ 1 x blank template (students design their own pattern) Size: Approximately 16.5cm in diameter. Provided in 2 paper sizes: ♦ A4 paper ♦ Letter paper ********************************************************************** © Suzanne Welch Teaching Resources

By swelch_resources

Year 2 non-fiction comprehension - Bonfire and Fireworks safety

Year 2 non-fiction comprehension - Bonfire and Fireworks safety

This resource is a comprehension activity for year 2. There are three differentiated booklets on Bonfire Night safety, which covers how to handle sparklers, fireworks and bonfires and is aimed at KS1 children. The booklets are based on the year 2 SATs comprehension paper and contain a range of 'what,' 'where' and 'how' questions, some multiple choice tick questions and some that require more detailed answers. The activity is also laid out in a similar way to the SATs booklets, with four pages of pictures and short written extracts to read and 2-3 questions per page. PDF file format and editable Microsoft word format included in the price.

By blossomingminds

Year 2 non-fiction comprehension - How to build a bonfire

Year 2 non-fiction comprehension - How to build a bonfire

This resource is a comprehension activity for year 2. There are three differentiated booklets on how to build a bonfire. They are based on the year 2 SATs comprehension paper and contain a range of 'what,' 'who,' 'how' and 'why' questions, some multiple choice tick questions and some that require more detailed answers. The activity is also laid out in a similar way to the SATs booklets, with four pages of pictures and short written extracts to read and 2-3 questions per page. PDF file format and editable Microsoft word format included in the price.

By blossomingminds

Year 2 comprehension - The Gunpowder Plot (Bonfire Night/Guy Fawkes/Fireworks)

Year 2 comprehension - The Gunpowder Plot (Bonfire Night/Guy Fawkes/Fireworks)

This resource is a comprehension activity for year 2, perfect for using in the autumn term. There are three differentiated booklets on the story of The Gunpowder Plot. The middle ability booklet is based on the KS1 SATs reading paper. There are a range of 'what,' 'where' and 'when' questions, some multiple choice tick questions and some that require more detailed answers. The activity is also laid out in a similar way to the SATs booklets, with four pages of pictures and short written extracts to read and 2-3 questions per page. PDF file format and editable Microsoft word format included in the price.

By blossomingminds

Year 3 and 4 comprehension - The Gunpowder Plot (Guy Fawkes/Bonfire/Fireworks Night)

Year 3 and 4 comprehension - The Gunpowder Plot (Guy Fawkes/Bonfire/Fireworks Night)

This resource is a comprehension booklet aimed at Lower Key Stage 2 (7-9 yrs). The booklet tells the story of The Gunpowder Plot. There are three differentiated booklets. The higher booklet has two pages of information for the children to read before they complete 2 pages of 'what,' 'where,' 'when' and 'why' questions. This is a similar layout to KS2 SATs. The middle and lower ability booklets have the information split into separate pages with questions on each page, in a similar style to KS1 SATs. PDF file format and editable Microsoft word format.

By blossomingminds

Five Little Shamrocks Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

Five Little Shamrocks Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

What better way to celebrate St Patrick’s Day than by counting shamrocks. Includes two counting rhymes – one counting up to five and one counting down again. This felt set is easy to make. No sewing at all. Counting Up One green shamrock, in the morning dew, Another one sprouted, and then there were two. Two green shamrocks, growing beneath a tree; Another one sprouted, and then there were three. Three green shamrocks, by the cottage door; Another one sprouted, and then there were four. Four green shamrocks, near a beehive Another one sprouted, And then there were five Five little shamrocks, bright and emerald green, Think of all the luck these shamrocks will bring. Each shamrock is 9cm (3.5 inches) by 9cm wide (3.5 inches). This Pattern includes: A complete list of felt and supplies required Full sized patterns – just print and use – no need to enlarge, reduce, trace or duplicate Detailed step-by-step instructions A song card template containing the words to the song ready to print, laminate and use.

By FeltBoardMagic