Here are 3 activity sheets to print and use after you've read The Elves and the Shoemaker to your students. (The story is not included, but the questions should work for any Brothers Grimm retelling. I used the version that was retold from the Brothers Grimm and illustrated by Jim LaMarche in my classroom.) 1. Comprehension Sheet - This sheet asks students to draw and write about their favorite part and answer some questions related to story. 2. Writing - This page asks students why they think the elves helped the shoemaker. It also asks them what they think might have happened to the elves after they left the shoemaker. 3. Design a Shoe - Students are asked to invent a shoe and describe it.
I like to play Book Care BINGO with my Kindergarten classes after we learn the Book Care Rules. I have found that pairing them up on a card works best because many of them have never played Bingo before. In this set, you will find Calling Cards to cut out and use and 16 different Bingo cards. You will need to cut some squares out of construction paper to use as Bingo chips. We have a lot of fun with this game and stickers are a perfect prize for the winning pairs.
Here is a comprehension activity sheet to print and use with your students after they have read The Emperor’s Egg by Martin Jenkins. It asks them to locate Antarctica on a World Map, describe Antarctica, write an Interesting Fact, and answer Comprehension Questions about the book. Includes an Answer Key. *Please Note: It is on Legal Sized Paper 8.5" x 14" size.
Here is an 8.5" x 11" activity sheet for Martin Luther King, Jr. It asks the students to: 1. Sketch MLK 2. Use the calendar to determine the date of the holiday 3. Figure out how long it has been a holiday 4. List 3 important facts 5. Illustrate and define a vocabulary word 6. Name and give an example of a character trait 7. List some Fast Facts about MLK, Jr. 8. Find and write a famous quote. 9. Write their Sources. Students can add their own decorative touches to it after they fill it out. Great for a literacy center!
Here are 21 ready-to-go poster/graphic organizers for your students to research characters from Greek Mythology. Includes posters for the following: Aphrodite, Apollo, Ares, Artemis, Athena, Cronus, Demeter, Dionysus, Hades, Hephaestus, Hera, Heracles, Hermes, Hestia, Odysseus, Pandora, Persephone, Poseidon, Rhea and Zeus. Also includes is a Plain, Generic Activity Sheet if you have another character of interest. Greek Mythology Research Poster Activity Sheets 8.5" x 11" Information asked for: God/Goddess of… Famous for… Family Interesting Tidbits Character Traits Lessons Learned Physical Characteristics Sources Students can color add their own decorative touches to it after they fill it out.
Happy Thanksgiving, ya'll! First, read the book Turkey Trouble by Wendi Silvano with your class - not included here. Then use these reproducible pages to make a class book. This packet includes 16 sheets: 1. Book Cover with title "Turkey Trouble" in color and B&W. 2. 9 story pages with the text retelling the story. Students draw the turkey trying to disguise itself based on the text. 3. 1 extra blank template story page to add additional farm animals if desired. 4. 1 page of turkey clip art. You can give these out to children if you desire and they can color and collage on top of the turkey to camouflage it as a different animal. 5. 3 additional writing pages - 2 blank with lines to use your own prompt with. 1 with text to make a generic book.
Here is an Activity Sheet to use after reading Turkey Trouble by Wendy Silvano. Simply Print & Go! It asks students to draw their favorite part, write some onomatopoeia words, define the word "disguise", and answer some questions. Great option to leave for a substitute along with the book!
Here are 2 Activity Sheets to use after reading The Polar Express. Simply Print &Go! The first page asks students to draw their favorite part, identify words that rhyme with train, define the word "rustle", and answer some questions. The second page asks students to Compare and Contrast the book to the movie. It has clip art for them to color when they are done. Great option to leave for a substitute along with the book!
EASY version: 16 Halloween related words are hidden in this puzzle - horizontally and vertically only. No backwards words. HARDER version: 16 Halloween related words are hidden in this puzzle. Any direction, even backwards! Comes in full color for those that like to laminate and reuse in a center. Also comes in B&W for easy printing.
Here are some activity sheets to print and use after you've read Squirrel's New Year's Resolution, by Pat Miller, to your students. 1. Comprehension Sheet - This sheet asks students to draw and write about their favorite part, list five characters, two settings, and write their own New Year's Resolution. 2. Three writing pages. Students can choose the one they wish to write their New Year's Resolution on. There is room to draw a picture of them following through on their resolution. 3. My New Year activity page allows students to brainstorm things they want to do, read, and learn in the New Year. After they brainstorm, there is a place for them to formulate their New Year's Resolution.
Get your students' imaginations flowing with these 2 writing templates that show what is at the end of the rainbow! * See my store for my full St. Patrick's Day Writing Templates and Activities Bundle.
This is the classic I Have...Who Has Game. Great for reviewing genres with the whole class. There are 15 different genres represented on printable cards. Just print, cut, and play! Directions included in the packet. It doesn't matter what card you start on because it is a circular game. You will end up with the child you started with. The cards are printed in the order of the game, so you can print those off and put them in order on a book ring or shower clip to use as an answer key.
Primary Version: An EASY fun, printable word search to go with your unit on Transportation. This word search has students searching for transportation items! The words themselves have clip art with them to help beginning readers. Words are vertical and horizontal only. No diagonal words. No backwards words. Easy Version: Words horizontal and vertical only in an all CAPS puzzle In full color if you like to laminate and use over and over with a vis a vis marker. Also in black line master ready for photocopying.
These 20 Buddy Reading Task Cards cover the basic parts of a story that you would want your students to know as well as some interesting discussion starters for them. This file includes: 1. 20 Task Cards 2. Task Check Off Cards 3. Cover Cards 4. Blank Task Cards for you to add additional questions I made the Task Check Off cards real simple since the tasks require talking, not writing. You can photocopy them for one time use with pencil or print & laminate them to reuse with Vis-a-Vis markers.
A fun, printable word search to go with any lesson on Computer Parts. Words are any direction, even backwards! Comes in 2 printable choices: color clip art or B&W. Includes Answer Key.
These fill-in-the-blank bibliography sheets make citing sources a breeze for your elementary students! This bundle includes 3 versions of a Bibliography Cloze Sheet. #1 The first is a 2-sided Bibliography Cloze Sheet with clip art and plenty of space for big handwriters! This form will help your elementary students find the correct information they need to cite their sources. They find the information and plug it in! Simple! **Comes with Color Clip Art Detective as well as B&W reproducible. #2 and #3 Are the original 1-sided versions in this file. #2 The easier version I have used with third grade and as a modified version for older special education students. It has 5 resource boxes: Book, Book, Encyclopedia, Website and Website. #3. The harder version I have used with fourth and fifth grade. It has 6 resource boxes: Book, Magazine/Newspaper, Almanac, Encyclopedia, Website, and Personal Interview. You can use a page as a lesson by itself, in a Scavenger Hunt fashion, where they find a reference source for each box and locate the needed information (title, copyright date, etc.) Or put them in their research folders so they can plug in the source information as they conduct their research projects.
You are purchasing 2 figurative language games ready to print. These are a fun way to reinforce the literary device concepts and vocabulary! Perfect for a Center activity since it is self-checking! Game #1: simile, metaphor, personification, hyperbole Game #2: puns, alliteration, idiom, onomatopoeia For each game, there are 8 game cards for each concept, 32 total. Each card has a color graphic on it that matches a box on the Answer Board. After a student states which literary device is being used, he places it on the Answer Board on top of the matching clip art. If the answer was correct, he gets to color in a square on the reproducible Game Board. Play goes back and forth until one student gets 4 In a Row colored. It's easy to do variations of the game just like BINGO. Players can agree that they will get 5 in a row, or 4 in the shape of a stamp to win. You will want to print these games ahead of time as a bit of preparation is needed. You will have to cut out the game cards and glue the 3 page answer board together. You can photocopy the game board or mount it on construction paper and laminate it to use with vis a vis markers over and over again.
Help your students Create an Invention with this 8.5" x 14" legal-sized activity sheet! It walks your students through the Engineering Design Process step-by-step. Included in this packet: 1. Design an Invention Poster Activity Sheet (8.5" x 14") 2. Sharing Page: Have your students take a picture of their invention and write a synopsis on this page. Makes a great Bulletin Board! (8.5" x 11") 3. Reflection Page: Includes questions so that students can reflect on their work. (8.5" x 11") I have used this poster with groups of fourth grade students in the Media Center to encourage them to invent something with the materials available in our Makerspace Center. It took them six weeks to plan and make their inventions. Afterwards, each class voted for the top inventions and we had the best of the best set up in the Media Center for classes to come see.
2 Story Maps with plenty of room to write or draw in. The first one is portrait style with space for: book title, author, characters, setting, problem and solution. The second one is landscape style with space for: book title, author, characters, setting, and beginning/middle/end.
Easy Mother's Day Word Search. Words horizontal and vertical only in an all CAPS puzzle. Comes in Full Color for those that like to laminate and reuse. Also in B&W reproducible.