Trace and cut out. This stocking-shaped shapebook is a fun way for early readers to learn 30 Christmas vocabulary words. The pages can be hung in a word wall or made into a book for students to illustrate.
Suggestions for teachers to guide students during a "read aloud" of Maurice Sendak's 1964 Caldecott winner, with pages for students to fill in their own before, during, and after reading questions; this unit includes art prompts.
The pages for this book unit include: a pre-reading writing about caring, loving and giving; five comprehension questions that require brief written response; two supported examples of personification; identification of themes with supporting evidence; a post-reading activity; a word search of vocabulary terms; and answer keys (8 pages)
A straightforward presentation of the Christmas story, including information about secular and religious Christmas traditions. It is followed by 6 multiple choice questions and 5 questions that require brief written reponses.