Use the tally sheet to interview people about their favorite solstice traditions; then use the bar graph to compare popularities. This tally suggests several solstice traditions, from burning yule logs to wassailing.
"Bob's class is cutting out paper snowflakes to decorate the classroom. If each child cuts out two snowflakes, how many do five children cut? Six children? Seven children?" Five winter-themed word problems with skip counting by 2s, 5s, and 10s.
"Bob and his friends are baking cookies for a school fundraiser. They baked eight hundred thirty-two cookies. However, they ate sixty-nine of them. How many cookies are left?" Five winter-themed subtraction word problems.
Cut out the shapes. The first page is a suggested cover page. Make copies of as many lined and/or unlined pages as you like in order to make a book. Use the lined pages for writing and the unlined pages for drawing/pasting pictures. Staple all the pages together for a great shapebook in the shape of its subject.
From "boots" to "shovel", these vocabulary
building word strips with pictures are great for word walls, sentence strips, spelling and vocabulary practice. With primary lines and dotted letters to trace.